Bicycling in mountainous cities can be troublesome unless you are fit. Trondheim, Norway attempts to encourage bicycling in spite of the hilly streets. Trondheim is an environmental friendly city that promotes cycling. It has a public bike project were you can rent bikes. 18% of the population of Trondheim is using their bike as a daily means if transport to work or school. Norway aims to raise bicycle traffic to at least 8% of all travel by 2015.
The lift has become a genuine tourist attraction. It has been supported by Norvegian innovation authorities, and constitutes a model for sustainable innovative efforts in the sustainable transportation. To find out more information about Trampe the bicycle lift, visit its website