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

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

VeloCity 2019 in Dublin

Once a year, the global cycling community is gathering at VeloCity conference. There, all aspects of cycling are illuminated from various perspectives. This year's VeloCity took place in the Irish capital, Dublin from June 25th to 28th. Martin Loidl* presented the research project Bicycle Observatory in a dedicated "Scientists for Cycling" session, organized by the [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:26:41+02:00July 8th, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Cycling Survey

After three successful focus groups in Wals-Siezenheim, Lehen and Parsch and inspiring interviews with experts from Wals-Siezenheim and Salzburg, we invite all citizens to join us and share their insights. The survey was officially launched at Salzburg's biggest cycling event, the annual "Cycling Spring". Take some minutes and win attractive prizes. [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:26:42+02:00May 4th, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

IKO supports our cycling survey

IKO, a regional specialist for mountaineering and cycling, supports our research project by sponsoring an attractive prize for an extensive cycling survey, which is going to be launched during the biggest cycling event in Salzburg. Visitors of the Salzburger Radfrühling are invited to participate in the survey on May 3rd and 4th. Additionally, the survey [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:27:19+02:00April 11th, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments

Third workshop on types of lifestyle and cycling

The third workshop in a series of focus groups took place in Parsch, a neighbourhood in the city of Salzburg, on Februrary 21st. This time, we worked together with the local citizen associationen ("Stadtteilverein Parsch"). The workshop was organized and held by Günther Innerebner and colleagues from Helios Bolzano. After a short introduction to [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:27:19+02:00February 22nd, 2019|Bicycle Observatory Blog|0 Comments
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