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Cargo Bike
For the average city-dweller, a bicycle might seem like a single-use mode of transport, useful for getting an individual from one point to another. However, there is a growing demand for innovation in micro mobility, especially to combat climate change, congestion, air quality, human interaction, obesity, noise pollution, traffic safety and service
eCargo Bike vs eCar
2018 was a record year for e-cargo bikes in Germany: 80% market growth and more e-cargo bikes sold than newly registered e-cars. According to market data of the Zweirad-Industrie-Verband (ZIV) , in 2018, an estimated 39,200 e-cargo bikes were sold in Germany. In contrast, only 36,062 new electric cars were registered. As in 2016 , e-cargo bikes are
Delivered by Cargo Bike
According to an article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung of 29 April 2019, the Germans are returning every sixth package ordered on the Internet. This information comes from economists at Bamberg University. Last year, 280 million parcels and 487 million articles were returned. "This results in total costs estimated at 5.46 billion euros,
Bioigel cargo bike
A start-up in Lower Austria, called Bioigel (translated it means organic hedgehog) brings together organic food and sustainable logistics. All sorts of fruit and veg are delivered by cargo bike to Viennese offices and households. "What is an icicle?" asks colleague D., while colleague C. washes a carrot and colleague B. bites an apple with relish.
Zedify Cargo Bikes Parked at Ikea Greenwich
Zedify are working with the newly launched IKEA Greenwich to offer zero emission deliveries by cargo bike for shoppers arriving by public transport, bike, or on foot. IKEA UK’s leading sustainable store benefits from excellent public transport links, ensuring that access to store by sustainable travel is easy and convenient. In addition to tube and
E-bike deliveries in Munich
A new EU-funded project aspires to set up a Concierge Service for the Domagpark district in Munich in collaboration with logistic service providers. When the parcel deliveries to the district are bundled centrally, residents will be able to post and pick up goods at the concierge, or even get their goods delivered by the local concierge with an eco
Deliveries
In order to find a feasible solution to reduce the delivery of goods by cars and trucks in urban areas without lowering the quality of delivery services, a new EU-funded project focused on Munich will be carried out in collaboration with various types of logistic service providers. The plan is to test out several kinds of boxes and logistic systems
Integrated e-bike sharing
The current bike-sharing system of Munich’s public transport provider (MVG Rad) is not well suited for senior citizens or physically impaired people, as these groups often prefer e-bikes or tricycles. Moreover, the current bicycles do not allow users to transport heavy loads resulting in more trips being made with private cars. In close
Bicycleshopping
New research from Transport for London (TfL) claims that people walking, cycling and using public transport spend more than motorists in local shops. Conducted by Matthew Carmona from University College London's Bartlett School of Planning, the research reveals that those not in cars spend 40% more each month in neighborhood shops than motorists.