Welcome to Our Resources

On these pages, the key outputs of the Handshake project will be posted alongside key resources about the cities and general good practices in cycling.

Public deliverables will be created over the course of the project until 2022 and will be posted as soon as they are available. Follow our twitter channel or sign up to our Newsletter to keep up to date with new materials.

Some example resources are showcased below.

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You can search the resources available by city, date or using free text. Handshake-produced resources are marked:

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Facts and lessons from the transferred solutions

Made in Handshake

We are proud to present ten fact sheets that represent the main achievements and lessons learned by each of our ten Future Cycling Capitals. We hope that it provides you with the knowledge and inspiration to transform your city into a cycling capital!

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Publication date: Wed 10 Aug 2022

Author: Sanne Vanderstraeten and Fred Dotter

Language: English

Rome - Travelling Sustainably During the Six Nations Championship

Rome’s public transport operator (Roma Servizi per Mobilità) is providing rugby fans travelling to the Italian capital for the Six Nations Championship with advice on how to reach the city’s Olympic Stadium sustainably. Cycling and CIVITAS Handshake are front and centre of these efforts. The guide is available in English and Italian.

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Publication date: Fri 21 Feb 2020

Author: Francesco Iacorossi

A Guide to Inclusive Cycling


This updated guide presents advice on removing barriers to disabled people’s access to cycling. The Guide sets out the principles of inclusive cycling and features real-life case studies, technical recommendations and policy suggestions. In addition to outlining principles of inclusive cycling and the types of cycles used by disabled cyclists, the Guide covers four main themes. It looks at: cycle infrastructure; cycling facilities; cycle networks; and, recognition and awareness of...

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Publication date: June 2019

Author: Wheels for Well-being

Language: English

Helsinki Cycling Communications Guide

Communications concepts and explanations of elements of Helsinki's cycling system. Includes links to information on Baana routes

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Publication date: 2019

Author: HSI

Guidance for Cycling Projects in the EU


In 2018, the European Commission (DG MOVE) commissioned a study to produce guidelines to help promote cycling in the EU through case studies and guidelines that will foster the implementation of cycling infrastructure (and other) measures that are appropriate to the local context of cities.   The guidance based on this study was published in June 2019. Each city has different fundamental characteristics that affect the appropriate level and type of action required to promote and support...

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Publication date: Tue 18 Jun 2019

Author: European Commission

Language: English

Local marketing for cycling promotion in Munich


The poster explains the theoretic background of Munich's cycling campaign and gives a brief overview on some events. Furthermore it gives an idea what Munich is planning next with the redesign of the campaign.

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Publication date: Fri 31 May 2019

Author: City of Munich

Language: German

Handshake Infographic

Brochure Made in Handshake

Our infographic provides all you need to know about Handshake in 250 words!

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Publication date: Thu 16 May 2019

Author: ICLEI Europe

Language: English

Amsterdam Bike Benefits Infographic


Amsterdam’s cycling boom is a boost for the city’s economy and the health and well-being of its citizens.

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Publication date: Tue 1 Jan 2019

Author: City of Amsterdam

Language: English

Copenhagen Bicycle Statement 2018


The annual bicycle reviews have been addressed to the Technology and Environment Committee and are an overview of the City of Copenhagen's priority efforts in the field of cycling and the effect of these, as well as the status of the politically agreed goals and for the citizens' satisfaction. The bicycle reviews also provide suggestions for concrete initiatives that may be relevant to initiate in connection with the budget negotiations. The development of bicycle traffic and the existing...

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Publication date: Sat 1 Dec 2018

Author: City of Copenhagen

Language: Danish


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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