Bringing together 13 of Europe's top cycling cities to share and inspire excellence

Delivering the desired cycling change.

Thirteen cities are collaborating on over 60 measures across 23 different types of solutions, which are designed to make cycling a more attractive everyday mode of transport.

The Handshake project focuses on all stages of delivery, from planning through to implementation and the monitoring of success. These are aided by governance arrangements that help manage a transition towards a greater quality of life through increased levels of cycling.

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CIVITAS Forum Conference 2021

Aachen, Germany


Union Cycliste Internationale: Mobility and Bike City Forum

Odense, Denmark


POLIS Conference 2021

Gothenburg, Sweden

This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement no 769177.

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