Cargo Bike Sharing Europe:
The annual Expert Conference for Cargo Bike Sharing
Save The Date:
Cargo Bike Sharing Europe 2023
23/24 May 2023
@polisMOBILITY trade fair in Cologne
Cargo bike sharing is growing across Europe. In Germany alone, cargo bike sharing is already available in more than 150 cities. Cargo Bike Sharing Europe is the first European professional conference focussing on cargo bike sharing. It is organized by Berlin-based think & do tank cargobike.jetzt.
The conference premiere on 18/19 May 2022 brought together around 100 experts from across Europe at the new trade fair polisMOBILITY in Cologne. Representatives of the European Commission, the German federal transport ministry and the City of Cologne opened the conference. Conference presentations are documented below.
Conference premiere May 2022 in Cologne
The Cargo Bike Sharing Europe conference was held for the first time on 18/19 May 2022 in Cologne. It was hosted by the new trade fair polisMOBILITY and supported by a wide range of partners.
The City of Cologne and Koelnmesse started polisMOBILITY to demonstrate sustainable mobility solutions for cities and regions. Between 2019 and 2021, the city subsidised the purchase of cargo bikes with three million Euros. www.stadt-koeln.de/lastenrad
Bundesverband Zukunft Fahrrad is a German federal association of dynamic and innovative companies from all sectors of the bicycle industry, with a focus on (new) services. www.zukunft-fahrrad.org
Forum Freie Lastenräder is the association of currently 142 commons cargo bike sharing initiatives in Germany, Austria and Hungary with around 450 bikes and tens of thousands of registered users. www.dein-lastenrad.de
The company TINK advises municipalities in Germany on the introduction of local cargo bike sharing systems and organises a Germany-wide city network for knowledge exchange. www.tinknetzwerk.de
CityChangerCargoBike is an EU-funded project of 14 European cities and other partners to promote cargo bike use, including through cargo bike sharing systems. www.cyclelogistics.eu
Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) is the Brussels-based voice of cycling business. CIE Members work in Expert Groups to develop policy and technical content in key areas, including bike sharing and cargo bikes. www.cyclingindustries.com
- 29 March 2022: 72 percent of cargo bike rentals replace car journeys. / 72 Prozent der Lastenrad-Ausleihen ersetzen Autofahrten.
- 8 December 2021: New expert conference Cargo Bike Sharing Europe / Neue Fachkonferenz Cargo Bike Sharing Europe
- 19. May 2022, VISION mobility: polisMOBILITY 2022: Cargobike-Sharing-Konferenz – nicht die Auto-Fehler wiederholen