Our New Insights Report is now Live
Supported by Bernard van Leer, we have been leading a global initiative that included an exploratory caregiver survey, the coordination of pilot implementations in Mexico, Turkey, and India, as well as a new desk-based research on cycling & mobility care. It all comes together in this document, explaining why and how policymakers and practitioners can support uptake for these journeys.
BYCS is an Amsterdam-based global NGO supporting community-led urban change through cycling.
We believe that a 200 year-old invention is a fundamental enabler of human progress and planetary regeneration.
It is one of the simplest solutions to some of the world’s most complex urban challenges.
ACTIVE PROGRAMMES, FROM BICYCLE HEROES TO BICYCLE BIENNALES.
COUNTRIES IMPLICATED IN BYCS ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMMES
CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES CONNECTED AND COLLABORATING
Youth Voices for Active Mobility is an engagement programme that expands upon our work with children in the Netherlands to Dublin, Rome & Lisbon, empowering children to be heard in city-making processes.
Strengthening the Human Infrastructure of Cycling is a research project examining soft strategies for inclusive uptake of cycling. It highlights good practices from cities and advocacy groups, and provides 6 key recommendations for policy.
MOBILITIES OF CARE
Increasing access to cycling mobilities of care is an international project, supported by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, running a global survey and pilot projects in Bengaluru, Istanbul, and Mexico City.
THE BICYCLE MAYOR NETWORK
BYCS manages and coordinate the Bicycle Mayor Network, a global community of advocates and activists pushing forward their local cycling agendas. As the human face and voice of cycling advocacy in their cities, we amplify their work and facilitate knowledge sharing, working together towards a common vision of the future of mobility that is sustainable, active and inclusive.
Learn more about the impact of the Bicycle Mayor Network, Youth Bicycle Mayors and the supporting Bicycle Citizens Network.
Guest Editorial by Seble Samuel: La Calle es Nuestra
This editorial was originally published in English by the Africa Network for Walking and Cycling, and can be accessed here. – Seble es cofundadora de Menged Le Sew, el movimiento de calles abiertas de Etiopía,
BYCS Annual Report 2022
BYCS is pleased to share our 2022 Annual Report, containing a summary of our projects, programmes, research, consulting work, and Network activity throughout 2022. We also share our aspirations for 2023, namely continuing to carry
A Year of Heroes
Alex Baum, BYCS Programmes & Systems Manager, has been working throughout 2022, with support from EIT Urban Mobility and funding from the European Union, on an important expansion of our flagship children’s cycling stimulation programme
An End of Year Letter from our CEO
Maud de Vries, Co-Founder and CEO of BYCS, in her end of year letter, reflects on the evolution of BYCS, and the growing movement to promote cycling around the world. – Dear Friends, In January