The present paper presents the development of the VeloCity project which seeks to promote the cycling as a part of daily transport and recreation. One of the main objectives is integration of bicycle into urban multimodal mobility and urban planning and other relevant policy sectors where cycling plays an important role. For obtaining the goal a survey is conducted locally and via Internet and the results are analyzed; user requirements analysis is conducted through information resources study, and a number of user scenario are defined.
Basic parameters of a smart bicycle are defined through summarizing the most interesting and useful user scenarios, applicable for more safety, flexible and comfortable cycling. The user scenarios are the base for hardware and software development for a smart bicycle, selection of proper technologies, building of a prototype and experimental platform for the smart system testing.