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Ex-Chairman of European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism Michael Kramer on Developing Cycling Tourism
Michael Kramer is an experienced bike traveler, member of the European Parliament (2004-2019) and the European Green Party, the Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (2014-2017), as well as the initiator of the EuroVelo 13 – Iron Curtain Trail project, a cycle route of over ten thousand kilometers stretching from the Barents to the Black Sea. He has recently participated in the BizCycle international project held in Vyborg with ITMO University as its leading partner. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the expert shares about the experience of European countries in developing cycling routes and why it is beneficial for the economy.