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Story, 25 February 2021

In Berlin, Google Maps and TomTom encourage car drivers to disregard the law

Routing services from TomTom and Google Maps encourage car drivers to use cycle streets, which is illegal. Both companies said they would update their databases, but this is unlikely to completely solve the problem.

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Project, 25 February 2021

Unding.de – disputing automated decisions

In 1997, the German parliament created “cycle streets” (Fahrradstraßen). This allows cities to declare a whole street to be just one large bike lane, where car traffic is forbidden except for residents. In 1998, Berlin […]

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