Cycling self-assessment tool

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Basic Information

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Assistance required

External assistance is not required, but support is available.

Assistance data

General city data, such as demographic data, car ownership, modal split, data about the bicycle infrastructure, and well as city reports and visual content

Tool type

Indicator set Method / Approach Option generator

Application area

  • Data gathering
  • Analysis, scenarios and measure selection
  • Evaluation and monitoring
  • Dissemination and communication

Target Audience

  • Small cities
  • Medium-sized cities
  • Metropolitan regions


The International Cycling Community of Practice (ICCOP), developed in the context of the CIVITAS Handshake project, connects practitioners in the cycling community. Now, pracittioners can use the ICCOP self-assessment tool to establish local competencies related to diverse topics, such as:

  • Linking the different parts of the cycling network together to work as a whole
  • Offering direct bicycle routes between main destination points
  • Increasing separation and perceived safety of cyclists and other street users
  • Integrating cycling infrastructure into wider surroundings
  • Communicating and marketing cycling
  • Encouraging cycling proficiency across the general population, and to specific groups (children, elderly, etc.)
  • Engaging the cycling community in impactful advocacy
  • Discussing and considering cycling in political agendas
  • Embedding cycling into long-term and strategic documentation for planning and delivery
  • Investing financially in local cycling
  • Collecting data and knowledge to understand and monitor cycling conditions

Create a profile (for free!) on the ICCOP platform now to make use of this tool...and more like it!

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