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Two out of four new bicycle bridges in Copenhagen

Two out of four new bicycle bridges in Copenhagen

| January 17, 2015

Copenhagen’s cyclists took in a new cycle short cut this week as the City of Copenhagen officially opened two new bicycle bridges.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark promotes school cycling in London

Cycling Embassy of Denmark promotes school cycling in London

| January 14, 2015

Vice-chairman of the CED, Marianne Weinreich from VEKSØ, is joining the STARTS School Travel Conference in London on January 15 to share best practice examples of school cycling in Denmark.

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New Bicycle Parking for Copenhageners

New Bicycle Parking for Copenhageners

| January 13, 2015

After four years of construction, Copenhageners can finally start using the new “bicycle beds” at Nørreport Station.

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Traffic safety is improving in Denmark

Traffic safety is improving in Denmark

| January 8, 2015

The number of Danes killed in traffic in 2014 looks to be one of the lowest since monitoring began in the 1930s. The number of accidents involving right-turning trucks has decreased immensely as well.

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Cycling Games now available in Spanish

Cycling Games now available in Spanish

| January 5, 2015

Fun cycle training for Spanish-speaking children. The Danish Cyclists’ Federations succesful concept “Cycling Games” is now also available in a Spanish booklet.

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Copenhagen Lanes

Copenhagen Lanes

| January 5, 2015

Copenhagen Lanes works in the field of bicycle tourism in Denmark. Our profile will be updated shortly. Contact: Claus Rex claus@copenhagenlanes.dk

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The Biggest News Items of 2014

The Biggest News Items of 2014

| December 30, 2014

What were the biggest news from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark? We have had a look at what our readers liked the most in 2014. Here’s our Top 10 in case you missed them. 

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HOE360 Consulting

HOE360 Consulting

| December 19, 2014

- Cycling and Mobility HOE360 Consulting specialises in providing useful and value-added advice for Cycling and Green Mobility projects – be it a street corner that needs an upgrade or strategies to get more people biking. We work towards innovative project solutions that can be implemented on the streets in a way that is beneficial […]

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CED Annual Report 2014

CED Annual Report 2014

| December 11, 2014

2014 was a busy year for the Cycling Embassy of Denmark. We celebrated our 5th anniversary, welcomed four new members to the organization, held our first Bikeable City Masterclass, received more than 100 delegations, participated in a number of conferences and workshops abroad, and much more.

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Smart Mobility: Your transport. Your life.

Smart Mobility: Your transport. Your life.

| December 8, 2014

Can you work with traffic in a laboratory? In Aarhus we say yes – here a modern caravan is a rolling laboratory for project Smart Mobility. The purpose is to create an insight into the behavior of the road users and test alternative solutions.

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Aalborg uses drone for school road analysis

Aalborg uses drone for school road analysis

| December 8, 2014

Aalborg wants to be the city with the best traffic safety around schools. Therefore AalborgMunicipality together with COWI has actively started using new innovative analysis tools such as GoPro cameras and drones. 

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CHAMP – 12 cycling commandments

CHAMP – 12 cycling commandments

| December 8, 2014

Why do some European cities have a much higher share of cycling compared to other cities with the same characteristics? This is one of the main questions the CHAMP project addressed.

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Improved passability for cyclists in connection with road works

Improved passability for cyclists in connection with road works

| December 8, 2014

In all cities, big and small, it is sometimes necessary to carry out road works in order to maintain and develop the city. Doing this without bothering the users of the city is difficult but a city can make an active choice to prioritise certain types of road users over others.

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Aalborg nutzt Drohne zur Analyse von Schulwegen

Aalborg nutzt Drohne zur Analyse von Schulwegen

| December 8, 2014

Die Stadt Aalborg möchte für Schulkinder die verkehrssicherste Stadt Dänemarks sein. Deshalb hat die Kommune in Zusammenarbeit mit der Unternehmensberatung COWI neue innovative Analysegeräte wie GoPro-Kameras und Drohnen in Gebrauch genommen. Die Arbeit für die Verkehrssicherheit an den Schulen in der Kommune kann auf diese Weise unter anderem die Erlebnisse der Schulkinder im Straßenverkehr einbeziehen.

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Smarte Mobilität: Dein Transport. Deine Auswahl.

Smarte Mobilität: Dein Transport. Deine Auswahl.

| December 8, 2014

Kann man den Verkehr in einem Labor untersuchen? „Ja“ sagen wir in Aarhus, wo in dem Projekt Smart Mobilitet ein moderner Wohnwagen als mobiles Labor dient. Der Arbeitsauftrag lautet, das Verhalten der Verkehrsteilnehmer nachzuvollziehen und Alternativen zu testen.

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CHAMP – Zwölf Ratschläge fürs Radfahren

CHAMP – Zwölf Ratschläge fürs Radfahren

| December 8, 2014

Warum ist das Aufkommen an Radfahrern in manchen europäischen Städten im Vergleich zu anderen Orten mit denselben Merkmalen viel höher? Das ist eine der Hauptfragen, mit denen sich das CHAMP-Projekt beschäftigt. 

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Baustellen: Besseres Durchkommen für Radfahrer

Baustellen: Besseres Durchkommen für Radfahrer

| December 8, 2014

In allen Städten sind Maßnahmen im Straßenausbau und Baustellen von Zeit zu Zeit unvermeidlich, um die Infrastruktur zu erhalten oder weiter zu entwickeln. Dies zu bewerkstelligen, ohne die Bewohner und Verkehrsteilnehmer der Stadt zu behindern, ist schwierig. Aber eine Stadt kann sich aktiv dafür entscheiden, bestimmten Verkehrsteilnehmern den Vorrang einzuräumen.

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Movilidad inteligente: Tu transporte. Tus opciones

Movilidad inteligente: Tu transporte. Tus opciones

| December 8, 2014

¿Se puede trabajar con el tráfico en un laboratorio? Sí, decimos en Aarhus, donde un moderno coche de remolque funciona como laboratorio rodante en el proyecto Movilidad Inteligente.

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Aalborg utiliza drones para el análisis de caminos a las escuelas

Aalborg utiliza drones para el análisis de caminos a las escuelas

| December 8, 2014

Aalborg quiere ser la ciudad más segura en el tráfico para escolares en Dinamarca. Por eso, la Municipalidad de Aalborg en colaboración con COWI ha empezado a usar activamente nuevas e innovadoras herramien-tas de análisis, como son las cámaras GoPro y los drones, aviones no tri-pulados.

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CHAMP-Los 12 mandamientos del ciclismo

CHAMP-Los 12 mandamientos del ciclismo

| December 8, 2014

¿Por qué algunas ciudades europeas tienen un mayor porcentaje de ciclistas, en comparación con otras ciudades con las mismas características? Ésta es una de las principales preguntas que aborda el Proyecto CHAMP.

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