Commission to develop cycling strategy

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee (TRAN) calls on the Commission to present a cycling strategy. It should pursue the goal of doubling the number of kilometers cycled in the EU by 2030. The resolution, which was adopted by the Committee, also calls for manufacturers and the supply industry around bicycles, as well as e-bikes and batteries, to be recognized as legitimate partners in the mobility part of the EU industrial strategy. The Commission and member states should strive to establish the “Made in Europe” brand for bikes and accessories. This would increase the competitiveness of the EU two-wheeler industry, thus creating high-quality jobs and allowing clusters for the bicycle industry to emerge.

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