Fleet of electric cargo bikes in Cologne

Source: VSF - End of June, Donk-EE, with 50 vehicles the largest rental system for electric cargo bikes, was launched in Cologne (D). Registered users can easily book a bike by means of an app and pick them up from the railway station partners in the city. They cost 3.50 euros for the first and [...]

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Traffic Safety Survey – For Riders of Cycle Logistics Operators

The following survey is for riders who work for CycleLogistics operators and is a study of their experience regarding safety at work. It aims to capture their experiences on riding accidents, road rules & laws and bike infrastructure and to accumulate knowledge and understanding about the issues faced in undertaking cycle deliveries. It is envisaged [...]

City of Stockholm opens up public procurement for cargo bikes

Source Jeppe D Larssen - The CEO of MoveByBike writes: "Our dialogue and lobby with the city of Stockholm to remove truck-specific rules from the city's public procurement worked. In a new procurement regarding food-delivery for schools they added something like "does no apply for bikes" in Swedish. Also they split up the different schools so [...]

DHL launches 2 cargocycle projects

Source Francisco Luciano - Wednesday 1 March, two pilot projects were launched by DHL Express in Frankfurt, Germany and Utrecht, Holland. In each city, two Armadillos (called Cubicycles within DHL), four City Containers and a custom City Container trailer (called City Hub within DHL) were taken into operation. http://velove.se/city-containers-new-pilot-dhl-express-frankfurt-utrecht/ More than 40 German newspapers covered [...]

DPD to expand electric cargo bike trials in Germany

Source Daniel Symons in Postal and Parcel Technology International Parcel and express delivery provider DPD Germany is looking to expand the use of its electrically assisted transport bikes following a successful trial in the city of Nuremberg, Germany. Deployed in December 2016, the three bikes primarily deliver to private consignees in the districts of Glockenhof, Steinbühel, [...]