Show the importance of cycling to achieve the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with special attention to climate action.
The commitment showcases the ambitions of cities to increase the modal share of cycling worldwide and to double cycling in Europe by 2020. It aims to mobilize support of members from the World Cycling Alliance (WCA) and the European Cyclist Federation (ECF) enable local, national and international governments and institutions to scale up action on cycling.
The commitment is supported by ECF and WCA, representing over 130 civil society organizations worldwide.
The initiative advances the Paris Agreement goals by focusing on mitigation (shifting modal share in cities towards cycling) and by providing a means to showcase these cities that commit to increasing their modal share of cycling.
Outreach and coalition building:
Policy-making and implementation:
Monitoring and reporting:
Monitoring the list of cities which have adopted modal share targets.
Cycling Delivers on the Global Goals: https://ecf.com/groups/cycling-delivers-global-goals
Global High Shift Cycling Scenario (ITDP/UC Davis): https://ecf.com/groups/global-high-shift-cycling-scenario
World Bicycle Day Campaign page: https://ecf.com/worldbicycleday-campaign
Bernhard Ensink, email@example.com
Froso Christofides, firstname.lastname@example.org