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The number of people cycling on weekdays increases by 10% in Kyiv

The positive dynamics considering the number of cyclists on streets is observed in Kyiv: in weekdays their amount increased by 10%, while on a weekend the number rose by 33%, according to the…

Inspiring advocacy: New cycling infrastructure in Kyiv

This year Kyiv got it’s first complete route that connects one of the neighbourhoods with the city centre. Unlike previous projects, the route logically connects a residential area and the city centre with…

8 Ukrainian cities have hosted Bike to Work events

A number of Ukrainian cities have participated in Bike to Work event. The participants invited their friends and colleagues to get to work by bike, met at the central squares for a cup…

Mayor’s cycling officer has been assigned in Kyiv

Cycling officer, whose main task will be the development of the utility cycling, has been assigned by Kyiv City Administration. This position has been created according to the requirements of Kyiv Cyclists Association…

A discussion in Kyiv on the regulatory framework for bicycles

On May 20-21 a meeting was held in Kyiv to discuss the need for amendments to the legal framework of Ukraine for the planning and design of bicycle infrastructure. The meeting was attended by engineers…

First large cycling promotion campaign in Kyiv

In September Kyiv Cyclists’ Association (AVK) launched first large campaign on cycling promotion. For over a month billboards and city lights depicting Bohdan Khmelnytsky and the Motherland monuments with bicycles were placed around the…

Review of cycling policies in Ukrainian cities

During the last five years Ukrainian cities show constantly growing interest to urban cycling. Towns and mid-size cities in the west of the county were the pioneers while eastern and southern regions are…

Kyiv Cyclists Got First Bicycle Traffic Light

The first bicycle traffic light appeared in Kyiv. It was installed late 2011 at the first bicycle track at Zdolbunivska st. Two traffic light devices – one on each side of Prospect Hrygorenko…

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