The EC proposes list of principles to boost cycling across Europe

1 minute read / October 6, 2023

The proposal for a European Declaration on Cycling (PDF), adopted on 4th Oct 2023 by the European Commission, recognises cycling as a sustainable, accessible and inclusive, affordable and healthy means of transport, with strong added value for the EU economy. It lists principles to boost cycling that will guide future action in the EU.

Clear commitments, such as safe and coherent cycling networks in cities, better links with public transport, secure parking spaces, the deployment of charging points for e-bikes and bike highways connecting cities with rural areas, are necessary to improve the quality, quantity, continuity and attractiveness of cycling infrastructure across all Member States.

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