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Bike to Work shifts up a gear

Bike to Work shifts up a gear

29-11-2019
Thanks to Smart Mobility Belgium of the ministers Bellot and De Croo, Bike to Work will have a thorough makeover in 2019.

The launch is scheduled for December.
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Bike to Work treats the winners of the Summer Challenge of 2019

Bike to Work treats the winners of the Summer Challenge of 2019

09-09-2019
Bike to Work treated the winners of the Summer Challenge to a luxury feel-good moment for their team, together with the sponsors Bosch eBike Systems and B2Bike bikes for businesses. 
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KBC headquarter achieves silver

KBC headquarter achieves silver

09-09-2019
Since 2018, Fietsersbond has awarded cycling-friendly employers with a European quality label.  
Companies and organisations with an exemplary cycling policy can obtain a bronze, silver or gold Cycle Friendle Employer Certificate.

The KBC headquarters at Havenlaan in Brussels received a silver certificate from Mikaël Van Eeckhoudt, the director of Fietsersbond.
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Parking your bike securely and comfortably

Parking your bike securely and comfortably

09-09-2019
In mid-August the largest bicycle parking in the world opened at the Utrecht train station, providing for an additional 12,500 spaces. The parking looks attractive, is secure and comfortable to use. What is the situation in our country? The state of play.
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481,067 km cycling to work in the Summer Challenge

481,067 km cycling to work in the Summer Challenge

02-07-2019
The Bike to Work Summer Challenge 2019 was a success with 2289 participating cyclists in 624 teams from 120 companies. All participants together cycled 481,067 km to work from 27 May to 21 June. Together, all participants saved 84 tonnes of CO2 with their participation.
 
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CM setting out with Bike to Work

CM setting out with Bike to Work

02-05-2019
This spring the main office of CM in Brussels launched its cycling project. Bike to Work constitutes an integral part of the attractive offer for cycling employees.
 
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New Bike to Work-advantage: The Vandal!

New Bike to Work-advantage: The Vandal!

02-05-2019
New Bike to Work-advantage: The Vandal!
The clothing brand The Vandal is all about cycling. Its driving force Toon Claessens designs casual clothes, which reflect his passion: cycling. He finds inspiration in the old bicycle race legends, but the everyday cyclist is also reflected in his various designs.

The ecological clothing line is popular with cycling enthusiasts, amateurs and great cycling legends like Johan Museeuw.
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The last year for the 120% tax discount rate for cycling investments

The last year for the 120% tax discount rate for cycling investments

01-05-2019
Employers who invest in cycles and cycling infrastructure will still be able to deduct these expenses for 120% in 2019. This applies not only to the purchase of cycles and accessories for staff, but also to the cost of cycle parking and infrastructure like shower units, changing rooms, cycle-repair areas and material. 
 
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Only the bike can challenge the car as king in commuter traffic

Only the bike can challenge the car as king in commuter traffic

18-04-2019
This is demonstrated by the results of a three yearly survey among 1.5 million Belgians carried out by the Federal Public Service Mobility.
 
Let’s summarise the most important trends. Do they sound familiar?
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Mobility budget: a step in the right direction?

Mobility budget: a step in the right direction?

18-04-2019
The Chamber of Representatives has given the green light for the mobility budget. That budget provides employers with the opportunity to choose more sustainable modes of transport, like the (electrical) bike, carpooling vehicles and public transport.

The mobility budget - an alternative for the company car or a mobility allowance – is intended to discourage excessive car use.
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Bike to Work is the cycling motivational programme of the Fietsersbond