Dr. Bernhard Ensink, ECF Secretary General Veloforum conference - Kiev, 4 June 2011 Quality of life in cities and sustaina...
<ul><li>More cycling, more quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>‘ European green city index’ </li></ul><ul><li>Current situat...
1. More cycling = better Quality of Life  That’s is a fact !
More cycling = better Quality of Life  You don’t believe us ? Believe them ! Gehl Penalosa
Source: www.8-80cities.org
2. The ‘European Greener city Index’  Greener cities = cycling cities ! Bicycle use in C openhagen (Inhabitants 502.000) 3...
 
2. The current situation (4) Transport in cities - huge differences Copenhagen: Paris
 
 
3. Current situation in Europe on cycling
 
The huge Potential of cycling in Europe
ECF’s mission: <ul><li>Triple cycling in Europe by 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>to 15% modal share at an average </li></ul>
4. Some impressions from Kiev
 
 
 
Issues for Kiev: <ul><li>Public transport – connection to the cycle network ? Inter modality ? </li></ul><ul><li>Public sp...
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A presentation by Bernhard Ensink, ECF Secretary General, at Veloforum 2011 Conference in Kyiv (www.veloforum.org)

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  • If we focus on the car trips we see that half of the car trips are less than 5 km. Distances of only a few kilometers are ideal distances to cycle. So, the lesson of this slide is: There is huge potential to increase cycling in our European cities.
  • Quality of life in cities and sustainable development (Bernhard Ensink)

    1. 1. Dr. Bernhard Ensink, ECF Secretary General Veloforum conference - Kiev, 4 June 2011 Quality of life in cities and sustainable development - Kiev
    2. 2. <ul><li>More cycling, more quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>‘ European green city index’ </li></ul><ul><li>Current situation in Europe on cycling </li></ul><ul><li>Some impressions from Kiev June 2011 – issues for Kiev? </li></ul>www.ecf.com Quality of life in cities and sustainable development - Kiev
    3. 3. 1. More cycling = better Quality of Life That’s is a fact !
    4. 4. More cycling = better Quality of Life You don’t believe us ? Believe them ! Gehl Penalosa
    5. 5. Source: www.8-80cities.org
    6. 6. 2. The ‘European Greener city Index’ Greener cities = cycling cities ! Bicycle use in C openhagen (Inhabitants 502.000) 32% Amsterdam (Inhabitants747.000 ) 28%
    7. 8. 2. The current situation (4) Transport in cities - huge differences Copenhagen: Paris
    8. 11. 3. Current situation in Europe on cycling
    9. 13. The huge Potential of cycling in Europe
    10. 14. ECF’s mission: <ul><li>Triple cycling in Europe by 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>to 15% modal share at an average </li></ul>
    11. 15. 4. Some impressions from Kiev
    12. 19. Issues for Kiev: <ul><li>Public transport – connection to the cycle network ? Inter modality ? </li></ul><ul><li>Public space – for pedestrians and cyclists ? Revision and enforcement of car parking rules? </li></ul><ul><li>National road code revision? Strong advocacy? International cooperation? </li></ul>
    13. 20. Join our Velo-city conferences Get inspired by the next one … [email_address]
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