Blog2020-05-27T20:10:02+02:00

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 |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: GI Mobility Lab Blog|Tags: , , , |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 |November 20th, 2020|Categories: Bicycle Observatory Blog|Tags: , , , |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 |September 18th, 2020|Categories: Bicycle Observatory Blog|Tags: , , , , |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 |September 17th, 2020|Categories: GI Mobility Lab Blog|Tags: , , , , , |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 |September 11th, 2020|Categories: GI Mobility Lab Blog|Tags: , , , , , |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 [...]

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