How can Ethiopian cities bounce back from COVID-19 with active mobility at the forefront?

by Seble Samuel and Iman Abubaker Photo by AP/Mulugeta Ayene Pedestrianised streets, pop-up cycling lanes and non-motorised transport infrastructure have been critical elements of cities’ pandemic recovery strategies. But in Ethiopian cities, where walking and cycling are dominant modes of urban movement, this shift has not yet happened. Pop-up urban mobility interventions to overcome the …

The next generation of urban transportation champions need to put transport into context

Henrik Nolmark, Director, Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Photo by Supriya S on Unsplash We know pretty well what needs to be done, right? Reduce private car driving, promote and improve public transport, infrastructure for walking and cycling, more environment-friendly deliveries, safer and more accessible streets, and so on. We have beautiful design ideas …

Cycling for Growth Plan has been released

The cycling community set out its contribution for economic growth in Europe

Brussels, 4th December 2014

“We can create more jobs for Europeans through investment in cycling, not only because it has a proven record for creation of green and sustainable jobs, but because of the huge contributions it makes to the EU’s wider objectives. Our partners, our businesses and policy makers are ready to building on cycling’s current 650,000 jobs and €217billion per year contribution to the EU economy”, said Kevin Mayne, ECF Director of Development.