Action in practice – experiences from Rostock and Baltic Sea Cycling project. Thomas Möller, radplan nordost Pardubice Expert Seminar, 24th February 2012. Cycling in East German Cities. SrV 2008, TU Dresden. Cycling in Rostock 1987 - 2008. What happened here ?.
Action in practice – experiences fromRostock and Baltic Sea Cycling project
Thomas Möller, radplannordost
Pardubice Expert Seminar, 24th February 2012
SrV 2008, TU Dresden
Planning of the network
Bicycle Policy Audit BYPAD involved:- Municipality (diff. departments)- Politicians from all parties- NGOs
BYPAD working group discussed an „Action Plan for Cycling Promotion“
City Council adopted the Action plan
Permanent working group „Fahrradforum“ was installed (municipality, politicians, NGOs, PT company, police)
ADFC „reminds“ municipality and politicians regularly
Bicycle Climate Test
Competition for cycling friendly companies
Citylight campaign „Rostock steigt auf“
Cycling event with mayor„Rostock steigt auf“
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Conferences to disseminate results
Translation of „Cycling - Inspiration book“
Testing of trailers
Opening of a contact office
Study trips to bicycle friendly cities (Kiel, Münster, Malmö)
Initiatives for a „Bicycle Street“ and opening of oneway streets
Bicycle boxes at the station
Cycling tour for politicians
After work tours
Cooperation of regional partners:municipality, cycling association, public transport company
Focus on communication
Involvement of politicians
Partners and persons with high motivation
International cooperation for inspiration and motivation
Spent money: ~ 200.000 EUR in total within 3 years
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It‘s good and important to have indicators for success.
To learn more about the factors of success a detailed evaluation is necessary.
The consequence: Evaluation is a main topic in our next project:
Looking forward to telling you more next time.
Thomas MöllerMobil: +49 (0)179 [email protected]