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:

Made in Handshake

Best practices – Inner-city bicycle parking

Made in Handshake Report

This handbook provides guidelines for the installation of bicycle parking facilities at busy locations. Drawing on the experience of the City of Amsterdam in creating such infrastructure, the handbook sets out a seven-step process for doing so.  

Resource page

Publication date: Tue 23 Feb 2021

Author: City of Amsterdam

Helsinki Bicycle Action Plan - 2020-2025

Report

An update of the first city-wide cycling plan released in 2014, the Bicycle Action Plan 2020-2025 aims to make the Finnish capital a place in which cycling is suitable for all ages in all seasons. In addition, the city has set out to increase cycling’s modal share to at least 20 per cent by 2035.

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Publication date: Mon 7 Dec 2020

Author: City of Helsinki

Language: English

Bruges - FR30 Brochure

Brochure

Bruges has developed a new vision for the future of its cycling network: the FR30. This brochure sets out its most vital components.

Resource page

Publication date: Mon 30 Nov 2020

Author: Bart Slabbinck

Language: English

Turin Bicycle Master Plan (2013)

Report

Turin's Bicycle Master Plan was drafted in 2013, and is forming the basis for the cycling infrastructure being added during the city's COVID-19 response.

Resource page

Publication date: Mon 20 Jul 2020

Language: Italian

Enabling the City to Return to Work Interim Mobility - Intervention Programme for Dublin City

Report

Published in May 2020, this report sets out Dublin City Council's programme of mobility measures developed in response to COVID-19. Cycling and pedestrian measures form a crucial component of the overall proposed intervention.

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Publication date: Wed 24 Jun 2020

Author: Dublin City Council

Language: English

The Cycle Highway Manual

Publication

The Cycle Highway Manual is a product of the CHIPS project (Cycle Highways Innovation for smarter People transport and Spatial planning) financed by Interreg North-West Europe. It summarises 3 years of knowledge sharing and research between partners from Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, UK and Denmark. It aims to be a help for professionals that deal with cycle highway planning, design, construction, selling, maintenance, monitoring or evaluation.

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A Guide to Inclusive Cycling

Publication

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

Guidance for Cycling Projects in the EU

Publication

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

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

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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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