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The publication of key results from our GISMO study in the renowned Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports has also attracted the attention of the national press. In times of the corona pandemic, in which distancing and sedentary lifestyles are very relevant for our everyday life, commuting by bike turns out to be [...]

By |2020-12-02T13:53:30+01:00December 2nd, 2020|GI Mobility Lab Blog|0 Comments

Bicycle Observatory – Successful Finish

The Bicycle Observatory project was successfully completed at the end of September 2020. We tackled several research questions and achieved exciting results during the past 30 months. Formally, all tasks described in the project proposal were completed. However, lots of new questions arose, which will keep us busy for the time ahead. Of course, the [...]

By |2020-11-20T09:40:37+01:00November 20th, 2020|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Which type are you?

No two cyclists are alike. The demands and behaviors of cyclists can be very different. Thus, it is enormously challenging to implement adequate measures for all to promote cycling mobility. On the basis of a bunch of different data and a unique mixed-method approach, we could identify and describe four distinct types of cyclists in [...]

By |2020-09-18T10:36:08+02:00September 18th, 2020|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Project kick-off comm-unity

Fundamental GI research, which is directly transferred to an application domain. The recently started project comm-unity is exactly about this. Carployee is a young start-up company that is fully dedicated to sustainable commuting solutions. The core of Carployee's portfolio is an app that facilitates the organisation of carpooling. Additionally, the carpooling is linked to incentive [...]

By |2020-09-17T10:05:34+02:00September 17th, 2020|GI Mobility Lab Blog|0 Comments

GISMO results got published

All results of the clinical study, which was carried out as part of GISMO, have now been published as a special issue in the scientific journal Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports (Impact Factor 3,255). The eight published papers cover the following topics: An introduction and project presentation (Niederseer et al.) A review article [...]

By |2020-09-11T09:23:09+02:00September 11th, 2020|GI Mobility Lab Blog|0 Comments

Cycling Mobility during COVID-19

Everyday life in Austria has been fundamentally changed over the past weeks due to COVID-19. We took this situation as an opportunity to showcase how our observatory can be used for investigating bicycle mobility during the lock-down. For this, we made use of the data that we had collected in our research project and compared [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:29:40+02:00May 11th, 2020|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Fundaments for future-oriented cycling culture

We invite delegates of this year's national cycling summit to participate in a workshop on how to use the data collected in our Bicycle Observatory in different application domains. The workshop is going to be held in German language. Thus, we refer to the version of this article.   Das Forschungsprojekt Bicycle Observatory untersucht wie [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:31:27+02:00February 25th, 2020|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

What makes you cycling?

"What makes you cycling?" was the central question, we posed to participants of this year's Raddialog (participatory community event for cyclists, organized by the City of Salzburg). Together with colleagues from another research project (SimpliCITY), we were not only interested in personal feedbacks, but invited participants to slip into the roles of our four [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:26:40+02:00November 8th, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Research data published

In spring 2019, we invited persons for one month to provide insights into their mobility behaviour in a large cycling survey. Today, we are happy to announce the publication of the fully anonymized data in an international Open Access journal. Following an Open Science approach in this research project, we want to create the opportunity [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:26:40+02:00October 17th, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Councilor Berthold visit

Between May 3rd and June 3rd 2019, we conducted an extensive online survey on cycling mobility for our current research project Bicycle Observatory. Over 1,000 persons provided us with insights in their mobility behaviour. Thanks to our sponsors, we were able to award two attractive main prizes to the winners of our raffle. On [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:26:41+02:00July 15th, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments
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