Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, and the Mayor of the host city Dr Peter Tschentscher will jointly open the National Cycling Congress 2021, the theme of which is “Cycling 3.0”.
The Congress will begin with the official presentation of the new National Cycling Plan 3.0. The process for drawing up the National Cycling Plan 3.0, which was kicked off at the last National Cycling Congress 2019 in Dresden, will reach its completion in the announcement of the new nationwide cycling strategy for the period to 2030 and will provide concrete incentives for action in favour of cycling.
After this, Elke Van den Brandt, Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region responsible for Mobility, Public Works and Road Safety, will talk about the comprehensive cycling-friendly changes in Brussels in an inspirational keynote.
The keynote will be followed by a discussion with the representatives of the Parliamentary Group on cycles. The Parliamentary Group on cycles advances national cycling promotion across party lines in the German Bundestag and creates the conditions for establishing cycling as a means of transport in everyday life. In an interview format, the chair of the Parliamentary Group on cycles, Gero Storjohann, and founding member Mathias Stein will talk about the importance of the cycle as a means of transport at national level, the objectives of the Parliamentary Group on cycles and the National Cycling Plan 3.0.<< back Go to Programme overview