In just four years, the Brussels Capital Region’s low-emission zone (‘LEZ’) has helped to produce a significant reduction in air pollution, demonstrating how this traffic regulation measure visibly improves health and environmental conditions in cities.
From Good to Better
The Belgian stretch of EuroVelo 5 – Via Romea (Francigena) has been awarded Cycle Route of the year 2023 at Fiets en Wandelbeurs, the annual cycling and hiking fair in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The award highlights the concerted efforts of Belgian partners, coordinated by Pro Velo, Belgian EuroVelo Coordination Centr
One year after the EU passed legislation enabling member states to apply reduced VAT rates on the supply, rental and repair of bicycles, including e-bikes, Portugal has become the first country to make use of this possibility. Customers can now save hundreds of euros when purchasing bicycles!
MOVE21, an innovation project funded by the European Commission aims at transforming European cities into smart zero emissions nodes for mobility and logistics. How? By helping them achieve a 30% reduction of transport-related emissions by 2030 via the implementation of 15 transport-related innovations.