Flemish speed pedelec commuters: please fill in survey

At the request of the Flemish Environment Department, the universities KU Leuven and VUB and the Belgian electromobility association ASBE are researching the potential of light electric vehicles in Flanders. In this framework, the researchers are investigating among other things the experiences of commuters who use speed pedelecs to travel to and from work. For [...]

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TRB Seeks Your “Research Pays Off” Articles

TRB is seeking articles to feature in the TR News and TRB E-Newsletter as a part of its "Research Pays Off" series. “Research Pays Off” features research projects, studies, demonstrations, and improved methods or processes that provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to important transportation-related problems in all modes. Articles should describe cases in which the application [...]

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 [...]

Launch of the 2017 North American e-bike survey

Portland State University is excited to partner with PeopleForBikes and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA) to conduct a survey of e-bike users in North America. The survey looks to understand why people purchased their e-bike and how they use them in their lives. Additionally, we will be asking questions around safety and benefits to [...]

2017 Polis Conference “Innovation in transport for sustainable cities and regions” – Call for Speakers

Polis has published the list of topics on which presentations are sought for the technical sessions of their annual conference, which takes place in December in Brussels. All abstracts should highlight the innovative dimension as well as results achieved and lessons learned. Innovative presentation formats are also welcome! Interested speakers are requested to prepare an abstract using [...]

Road traffic remains biggest source of noise pollution in Europe

Source: European Environment Agency - With an estimated 100 million Europeans affected by harmful levels, road traffic is by far the largest source of noise pollution in Europe, according to a new assessment published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today. The EEA briefing ‘Managing exposure to noise in Europe’ provides updated estimates of the numbers [...]