2014.08.28: Pedestrians and cyclists are the winners of the first participatory budget in Warsaw

2014 was the year of the first edition of the participatory budget in Warsaw. Citizens could decide about how to spend 26 mln zł (6.2 mln Euro), which is only a tiny fraction (0.2%) of the city budget, but can result in a significant... »

2013.10.13: Best And Worst Practices For Cycling Development

During the two years period (Oct 2011 - July 2013) of the “Volunteers of Cycling Academy” [[en.voca]] 12 partner organizations of the project gathered a lot of of best and worse velo practices. This collection describes almost... »

2012.02.09: Cycling safety in Poland

With 15,8 killed cyclists per million inhabitants per year (CARE/Eurostat 2005) Poland is one of the most dangerous European countries for cycling. Cycling has only 1-2% share in modal split, but nearly 10% share in road fatalities. In... »

2011.10.10: Volunteers of Cycling Academy - the project summary

Volunteers of Cycling Academy (VOCA) is a partnership network initiated by the Green Mazovia, whose goal is to strengthen adult activists and volunteers of cycling advocacy organisations by 1. improving their knowledge and competences... »

2011.03.31: Polish Civil Society inspired pro-cycling changes in the Highway Code

The Polish cycling movement achieved a great success. After years of public pressure parliament decided to give cyclists more rights. According to the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic cyclists riding straight ahead have priority over... »

2011.02.21: The application for Volunteers of Cycling Academy

Selected, the most important parts of the Project's application form submitted to the EU under the Grundtvig Partnership of The Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) 2007-2013. The application has been approved in June 2011. Volunteers of... »

2009.11.11: Local government and society cooperation towards sustainable transport

Transportation has an obvious and strong climate impact and plays a key role in the quality of life in towns. To decrease GHG emissions and improve everyday life we must reduce the share of private car in the modal split. In Poland people... »

2007.06.15: Cycling tourism in the Białowieża Forest

Białowieża Primeval Forest is an ancient woodland on the border between Belarus and Poland, one of the last and largest remaining parts of the European Plain primeval forest. Part of the Forest is protected as a National Park; it has the... »

2005.01.06: Critical Mass in Warsaw

Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to celebrate cycling and to assert cyclists' right to the road. Critical Mass has no leaders, and no central organization licenses rides. Radical and yet simple message of CM claims: "we're not... »

2004.05.31: Bicycle traffic in Warsaw - present state, threats and opportunities

(based on a presentation given during the opening session on 31st May 2004 of Warsaw Transport Round Table on bicycle transport development by Aleksander Buczynski; English translation: Konrad Dybek) There are about 150 km of bicycle lanes... »

2002.07.05: Cycle traffic measurement - Warsaw 2002

In May and June 2002, Zielone Mazowsze conducted a cycle traffic measurement on selected routes in Warsaw and the vicinity. In 16 measurement points we stated traffic volume from 1200 to 2800 bicycles per day. In comparison with 1998... »

2002.02.18: On two wheels in Poland

For the last few years I have regarded my bicycle as my main means of transport, though my experience of cycling in Poland is limited. In Summer 2000 I spent two weeks cycling across the country, starting in Krakow and crossing to... »

2001.05.05: Cycling in Warsaw

Based on a presentation given during "A vision of car free cities in Central and Eastern Europe" conference in Szeged, Hungary, 5.05.2001. Motto: "Warsaw is not a village and it is not meant to be cycled through" - Marek Wos, the City Road... »

1999.07.27: Young City Cyclists in Poland and the Netherlands

The exchange project was realised with financial support from the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Warsaw (PL/MATRA-KAP/1999/02) and the "Youth for Europe" Programme (YFE: A.1-PL-12-98-R3). The project "Young City Cyclists in the Netherlands... »

Dodaj nowy artykuł