Project Details


What technology based intervention can make adolescents’ cycling to and from school safer and more attractive for them? Also does it help to encourage those who live far from the school (>10 km) to cycle to and from school more often?

Layman's description

Using technology to improve the adolescents' journey to school by bike in province of Drenthe and Groningen.

Key findings

All unsafe area that children spotted on the map, are because the lack of traffic safety ( lack of visibility, high speed, etc). In general children do not have a positive perception of cycling to school, and their favourite mode of traveling to school is car.
Effective start/end date2/01/17 → …

Research Output

Do young adolescents enjoy long distance cycling to school? An exploratory research to understand attitudes and behavior in the Netherlands

Shokoohi, R., Weitkamp, G., Dijksterhuis, C. & de Jong, J., 15 Nov 2017, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther research output

  • Drawing or Tracking? Study cycling behaviour of young teenagers in the Netherlands

    Weitkamp, G. & Shokoohi, R., 25 Feb 2017, (Submitted).

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther research output


    • 1 Participation in conference

    Active Living Research

    Roya Shokoohi (Organiser), Gerd Weitkamp (Speaker)
    11 Feb 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference