Good Practice in Europe

Which cycling policy measures have been already tested and where? What are the latest urban cycling projects? Which innovative ideas could be used for YOUR town/city/region?

On this page we give you hints where to find good practice examples in the European context. This could be helpful for all your projects in connection with bicycles. Keep yourself up to date or just catch a sneak peek upon possibilities of bicycles and cycling. In the following we provide you with useful links to other websites which contain good examples, case studies, modal split information and guidance for cycling projects.

Guidance for Cycling Projects in the EU
Emblem of the European Commission

The European Commission released an extensive webpage with guidance for cycling projects in the EU. The target group are practitioners in city authorities with responsibilities for cycling and/or sustainable transport as well as interested other stakeholders connected to cycling in cities. The guidance is divided into 9 topics. We provide you with some hints:

  • Besides BYPAD you will find further policy development and evaluation tools .
  • Find arguments how a modal shift to cycling can contribute to reducing challenges that cities face here!
  • For quick factsheets on possible cycling measures have a look at that page.
  • Even planning guides for cycling in cities and quality design guidance are provided and a summary of successful implementation of cycling measures!
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Eltis – the urban mobility observatory
Logo of Eltis - the urban mobility observatory

Eltis provides a broad platform for the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences in the field of sustainable urban mobility in Europe. It is aimed at individuals working in transport or related disciplines.

For bicycle related case studies you can visit the this page and have a look at the topic “Walking and Cycling”. You will find a rich database that provides you with reports on current and past cycling related projects. Furthermore Eltis provides picture and video resources that can be used for non-commercial purposes – with loads of bicycles. We recommend you to have a closer look! Find out more…

TEMS – The EPOMM Modal Split Tool
Logo of EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management

EPOMM is the European Platform on Mobility Management, a network of governments in European countries that are engaged in Mobility Management.

For the background research about every city that has to be done by the auditor in advance of an audit, you may find useful information with the TEMS – The EPOMM Modal Split Tool. The Modal Split is considered to be the best indicator for mobility policies in a city and TEMS provides you with comparable modal split data of all European cities!