Designing the Cycling City 

A blended learning experience for Slovakian professionals

Project Description

  • 1 January 2022
  • 31 December 2022
  • Humankind
  • €46 860

This five-week course aims to improve the knowledge and skills of Slovakian traffic and urban planning professionals in designing and implementing integrated and sustainable cycling infrastructure. The original English version of Designing the Cycling City (DtCC) course will be translated to Slovakian and customised to reflect specific Slovakian experiences. 

The course includes both online and face-to-face components and will be created by Dutch urban design consultancy Humankind and Slovak NGO Smart Cities Klub. Topics will include citizen participation, road safety, and cycling infrastructure design, and the final project will ask students to create and present a plan that transforms the street they live on.

Participants will have the opportunity to take an online tour in a Dutch city to learn about the cycling infrastructure and its integration into urban design. Dutch experts will also present potential solutions and ideas and exchange knowledge about best practices of designing and implementing cycling infrastructure in The Netherlands. 


Bridge the knowledge gap regarding active mobility, specifically design of cycling infrastructure, for Slovakian urban mobility professionals, and improve road safety and liveability of urban spaces in Slovakia.

Main Objective

Slovak professionals gain academic and practical training on how to implement cycling experiments in their home city.


A Slovakian version of Designing the Cycling City.



Project lead

Lior Steinberg
Miloslav Jurík
Smart Cities Klub