Deliverable 3 SWOT analysis is now available on the SAFECYCLE website. The objective of the SWOT was to select the most promising applications. To identify the most promising solutions, a SWOT analysis of the 30 selected applications of WP2 was carried out by European cycling and road safety experts. The analysis identified the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of 30 cycling-related ...more
At the end of June (26-29) SAFECYCLE will be presented at Velo-city Global in Vancouver Canada. We hope to welcome many cycling enthusiasts at our promotion stand.
SAFECYCLE was present at the Transport Research Arena in Athens (23 - 26 April 2012). TRA 2012 contributed to innovation in sustainable mobility for Europe, by bringing together all the stakeholders of the transport system. The SAFECYCLE poster (you can download the poster below) was well visited, which led to interesting discussions about intelligent applications for cycling.
The aim of the workshop was to collect as much opinions as possible, from Italian cyclists, about the most promising e-safety applications which safety impact will be assessed, in a short time. General comments and recommendations were also welcome. Three applications were considered the most promising applications to enhance the safety of cyclists in Italy: “Routeplanner Gent”, “LEXGUARD” ...more
The EUCG is the European Union Cyclists' Group; cyclists who work for European Institutions. The aim of the workshop was to collect as much opinions as possible about the different e-safety applications, in a short time. General comments and recommendations were also welcome. Three applications were considered the most promising applications to enhance the safety of cyclists: Routeplanner Gent, ...more
On 27-28 March 2012 the Eurocities Mobility Forum was held in Helmond (The Netherlands). The Eurocities Mobility Forum was attended by 85 people, of which 35 representatives of cities. Ronald Jorna (Mobycon) made a presentation on the SAFECYCLE project during the session of the 'Road Safety Working Group'. The overall theme of the Mobility Forum was 'ITS: From technology to deployment', and it was ...more
The application below is described as a gadget for cyclists. It is not in production (yet), but a concept where the developers are working on. Self Powered Laser http://www.coroflot.com/leonardomanavella/seguridad/1?keywords=Leonardo+Manavella& Information Idea in short: “Your own safety zone” The laser light (that surrounds the bicycle) is ...more
In a workshop with several members of the European Commission the Routeplanner Gent was chosen as a promising e-safety application for cyclists. The idea in short: It is a routeplanner to plan a safe cycle route, avoiding (perceived) dangerous situations for cyclists. The route planner is developed by 'Gent Fietst' and CIVITAS. The factsheet we developed as SAFECYCLE project team is included ...more
The SAFECYCLE team is proud to announce the first newsletter!
Several organizations are working on intelligent safety applications. We inserted some vide clips to give you an impression of existing applications.
Bicycle braking light
The deliverable recommendations on standardisation, deployment and a research agenda is now available on the website. The first aim of this report ...more »