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Klimator towards safer bicycle paths - RSI BIKE

Klimator towards safer bicycle paths

In 2020, Klimator has participated in the Swedish Transport Administration's innovation project Active Traveling with the project RSI Bike. The project is a collaboration with Hövding, Metsense and HedeDanmark. By applying the knowledge and the platform that we already have, the project has been an opportunity to develop and adapt the RSI model for cycle paths. The test areas for this project are Uppsala and Skellefteå municipalities during the winter 20/21.

This is an incredibly exciting project, says Viktoria. Being able to work with a project that is in line with the UN's Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 feels both inspiring and valuable, especially now when we have seen how bicycle commuting is becoming more common. We at Klimator believe that we must have an increased focus on a growing cycling population, and we believe that the bicycle path should maintain the same standard as roads for car-borne traffic. Both in terms of maintenance and slip prevention as well as clear information- and warning systems, so the cyclist can plan her/his route in a safe way.

Many of the single accidents that unfortunately occur today are road condition related. We, therefore, believe that, through RSI Bike, we can contribute with proactive accident control, by creating both safer winter bicycle paths but also increased awareness among the cyclist. We see incredible opportunities with RSI Bike thanks to our current platform and its scalability.

For more information on RSI BIKE contact viktoria.bogren@klimator.se

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020  research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 774187