Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica

The “Commons Cargobikes”/”Freies Lastenrad” movement wins honoray mention in “digital communities”

“Commons Cargobikes is a project on new mobility. Traffic jams, air pollution, noise, and wasted spaces for parking have been a major problem in cities. Commons Cargobikes wants to proactively shape the traffic turnaround by providing a sustainable, agile way for the people to transport goods. They use cargo bikes as a means to ensure the availability of affordable and shared mode of transportation to everyone. The project provides a civic approach to urban planning, is cost-effective and environmentally friendly. The grassroots initiative advocates free and open access, social commons to facilitate a collaborative city. It shows that there are new possibilities of access to our public spaces and demonstrate that there are a lot of possibilities to make our city more livable and inclusive.”

Prix Ars Electronica

Commons Cargobikes website