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Round Table on Cycle Logistics in European cities at ECF European Cyclists Federation - 17th November 2015

Author: Tito Stefanelli
Posted on: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 15:51

CIVITAS Thematic Group on Urban Freight Logistics took part to the ‘Round Table on Cycle Logistics in European cities’ organised by European Cyclists Federation (ECF) on the 17th of November 2015.

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Did you know that 8 out of 10 shopping trips (77%) done by car could be easily shifted to bikes?

Did you know that 25% of all commercial urban deliveries could be done by cargo bike?

Cycle-logistics could help to achieve a number of EU targets - reduce congestion and CO2 emissions while creating more sustainable jobs and promoting growth and innovation.

Following the ‘Declaration of Luxembourg’, the first-ever EU-wide policy framework for cycling recently signed under the Luxembourg Presidency, European Cyclists Federation (ECF) organised a ‘Round Table on Cycle Logistics in European cities’ which aims to build on this success by providing clear recommendations on the role of cycling within the new Urban Logistics Guidelines which are currently being processed by the European Commission.

The Round Table held on the 17th of November 2015 and it brought together key stakeholders from industry, retail & delivery sectors together with EU MEPs & European Commission officials.

MEP and Chairman of the Transport Committee Michael Cramer kicked-off the event with an opening speech proposing a view for the future mobility in our cities.

Here below the participants list


Michael Cramer - MEP

Philipp Cerny - MEP Assistant

Madeleine Kelly - DG MOVE

Jochen Maes - ECORYS

Robert Kaukewitsch - Policy Officer Public Procurement, DG ENVI

Frans Nijs - DG BUDGET, EUCG

Tito Stefanelli - Moderator of Urban Freight Logistics Thematic Group at CIVITAS Initiative

Piotr Rapasz - Policy Officer, DG MOVE



Simone Vicentini - General Director of GLS Enterprise

Fabio Fiore - Division Manager, GLS, Milano

Franco Fabriziani - General Director of YouLog, GLS

Daniel Samson - Nihola

Hadiel Holail Mohamed - BubblePost

Nicolas Etienne - ECOPOSTALE

Gary Armstrong - European Cycle Logistics Federation/CycleLog AHEAD

Anthony Graça - L’Heureux Nouveau



Sara Verlinde - VUB researcher

Kickan Grimstedt  - Energikontoret


Melanie Leroy - EUROCITIES



Jos Sluismans - Fietsersbond NL


PROJECTS PRO-E-Bike & CycleLogistics

Karl Reiter - FGM expert projects CycleLogisticsAHEAD

Matko Perović - PRO-E-Bike - EIHP Croatia Energy Agency

Željka Fištrek - PRO-E-Bike project - EIHP Croatia Energy Agency

Roberto Nocerino  - PRO-E-Bike project -Poliedra - Politecnico di Milano

Kickan Grimstedt - PRO-E- CITIES - Sweden Energy Agency

Stanislav Sraka - PRO-E-Bike project – Slovenia

Ronal Jorna - PRO-E-Bike project - Mobycon

Jorge Leon - PRO-E-Bike project - ITENE - Spain

Joana Ribeiro - PRO-E-Bike project - OCCAM Portugal

Vasco Reis - PRO-E-Bike IST - Portugal

Carlo Amoroso - PRO-E-Bike Cicli Lombardo



Randy Rzewnicki - Project Manager

Benedicte Swennen - Urban Mobility and Cities Policy Officer

Elina Baltatzi - Outreach Officer Projects & Networks

Kevin Mayne - Director of Development

Sascha Brose - Communications Assistant

Nadiia Gaidak - Communications and Event Assistant

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