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European Cycling Summit 2018

At the end of September, the European Cycling Summit 2018 took place under the general motto "Cycling Culture Moves" in Salzburg. All project partners were actively involved in the summit's program and contributed to a very lively, successful event. Z_GIS was not only responsible for the entire organization and the conference program, but also presented the project idea behind Bicycle Observatory. The presentation was part of a series on cycling-related research, funded by the Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology: Salzburg Research participated in the same session and presented a recently finished research project, Bikealyze, in which important foundations for the current [...]

By |2018-10-23T13:50:42+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Update|0 Comments

Networking Event

The Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) invited research project consortia of the latest call on June 21st. Representatives of all research projects, funded in the 9th call of the program "Mobility of the Future” gathered in Vienna for an inspiring networking event. The goal of this workshop was to present recently kicked-off research projects and connect the relevant players. Sven Leitinger from Salzburg Research as well as Bernhard Zagel and Martin Loidl from Z_GIS presented the project Bicycle Observatory and initiated further collaborations. Here, research projects that acquire and analyze mobility data are especially relevant for our [...]

By |2018-06-21T18:52:08+00:00June 21st, 2018|Update|0 Comments

Project Kick-Off

Today, our project got finally started. All consortium members gathered in Salzburg to kick off the research project Bicycle Observatory. Of course, plenty of administrative and organizational questions had to be answered, but the even more important aspect was to get to know each other. Although our domain backgrounds are very diverse, the fascination for cycling turned out to be common ground. The integrated perspective on cycling mobility from rather different perspectives will characterize this project. New insights will not only emerge from a long term monitoring – in the sense of an observatory – but also from connecting impressions [...]

By |2018-05-09T18:39:48+00:00May 9th, 2018|Update|0 Comments