Ride your bike! Measures to Promote Cycling in Germany

Source: German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing

The National Cycling Plan 2002 to 2012, therefore, aims to highlight cycling opportunities within the framework of an integrated transport policy and, in a concerted way, to exploit this potential for development in a transport system that is oriented towards sustainability.

The report defines objectives and sets guidelines, details the benefits of cycling for health, mobility, and tourism, describes a policy for creating an integrated cycling network, in addition to discussing funding, legislation, research, safety measures, and public dialogue.

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