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Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

| September 26, 2014

In Odense, during the spring, a new, exciting cycling project will start called “Cycling without age”, that gives the elderly the opportunity for coming together, getting new experiences and wind in the hair in the company of committed volunteers – and there is loads of cycling!

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The Cycle Snake

The Cycle Snake

| September 26, 2014

The story behind the City of Copenhagen’s new bicycle bridge, the Cycle Snake, is the story of an overpass that benefits the city space and road users.

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Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

| September 26, 2014

Fewer than one percent of all commuters in Johannesburg cycle. But that could soon change. Danish advisors have been to Jo’burg to get the process started.

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Die Fahrradschlange

Die Fahrradschlange

| September 26, 2014

Wie eine Überführung zum Gewinn für den städtischen Raum und schwächere Verkehrsteilnehmer wurde.

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Neues Strategiepapier zum Fahrradfahren in Dänemark

Neues Strategiepapier zum Fahrradfahren in Dänemark

| September 26, 2014

Am Freitag, dem 4. Juli, stellte der dänische Verkehrsminister ein neues Strategiepapier vor, das darauf abzielt, mehr Personen zum Fahrradfahren zu motivieren. Der Verband Dänischer Fahrradfahrer (Danish Cyclists´ Federation) hat zur Erarbeitung des Papiers beigetragen und ist mit dem Ergebnis zufrieden.

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Johannesburg soll aufs Fahrrad umsteigen

Johannesburg soll aufs Fahrrad umsteigen

| September 26, 2014

Weniger als ein Prozent aller Pendler in Johannesburg benutzt das Fahrrad. Aber das kann sich bald ändern. Berater aus Dänemark waren in Johannesburg, um den Prozess in Gang zu bringen.

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Ehrenamtliche sorgen in Odense für Rückenwind für Senioren

Ehrenamtliche sorgen in Odense für Rückenwind für Senioren

| September 26, 2014

Die Stadt Odense hat im Frühjahr ein neues interessantes Fahrradprojekt ins Leben gerufen: „Radfahren kennt kein Alter“, das älteren Mitbürgern zusammen mit engagiertenEhrenamtlichen Gemeinschaft, Erlebnisse und Wind in den Haaren verspricht – und dabei wird kräftig in die Pedale getreten!

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El puente Cykelslangen

El puente Cykelslangen

| September 26, 2014

Historia de una vía elevada a favor del espacio urbano y el tráfico vulnerable

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Nueva Estrategia Nacional para el ciclismo en Dinamarca

Nueva Estrategia Nacional para el ciclismo en Dinamarca

| September 26, 2014

El viernes 4 de Julio, el Ministro del Transporte en Dinamarca, lanzó una nueva estrategia con el objetivo de lograr que más gente se suba a la bicicleta. La Federación Danesa de Ciclistas ha contribuido para la estrategia final y está muy conforme con el resultado.

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Johannesburgo debe subirse a la bicicleta

Johannesburgo debe subirse a la bicicleta

| September 26, 2014

Menos del uno por ciento de todos los transeúntes en Johannesburgo se movilizan en bicicleta. Pero eso podría cambiar pronto. Consultores daneses han estado en Jo´burg para ayudar al arranque del proceso.

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Voluntarios le dan a los mayores oportunidad para despeinarse

Voluntarios le dan a los mayores oportunidad para despeinarse

| September 26, 2014

En la ciudad de Odense ha comenzado durante la primavera un nuevo y emocionante proyecto de ciclismo “Ciclismo Sin Edad” que le permite a las personas mayores oportunidades para convivir, experimentar y despeinarse en compañía de entusiastas voluntarios – y hay que ver cómo se anda en bicicleta! Por Christina Lykke Bülow, Municipalidad de Odense […]

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Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting Copenhagen

Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting Copenhagen

| September 16, 2014

A delegation from Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting the Municipality of Copenhagen and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation on tuesday september 16th. The purpose of the visit is to seek inspiration from Copenhagen’s way of planning infrastructure, especially the bicycle planning program.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the CHAMP Final Workshop in Gent

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the CHAMP Final Workshop in Gent

| September 11, 2014

The CHAMP Project (Cycling Heroes Advancing Sustainable Mobility Practice) is coming to an end these days. The CHAMP Project was launched in October 2011, bringing together seven cycling cities which wanted to further improve their cycling policy and collect new ideas for making cycling more attractive and safer for their citizens. The cities were Bolzano, Burgos, Edinburgh, Groningen, […]

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127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

| September 8, 2014

In 2001 The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched the campaign ”Bike to School” (BTS). BTS is a recurring cycle campaign for school children of all ages. It’s purpose is to get more children to cycle to and from school – and cycle more in general. 

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CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

| September 3, 2014

CykelScore (CycleScore) is a concept developed by the Danish IT company Kofoed & Co. The idea is to motivate more people to get on their bike. The participants collect points by bike, by checking in at checkpoints around town. This is done either by a chip or by smartphone. Since 2011, CycleScore has been an […]

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CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

| August 28, 2014

On August 28.-29., the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is co-hosting a Masterclass with the purpose of exchanging knowledge between existing and start-up cycling cities. The first day will focus on why people in suburbs and villages around Amsterdam have a significantly higher share of cyclists compared to the surburbs and villages around Copenhagen. What can Copenhagen learn […]

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

| August 22, 2014

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation and The European Cyclists’ Federation will be hosting a workshop titled  “Local policies, science and advocacy for cycling”. The workshop will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 23rd October.

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New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

| August 18, 2014

Arriva Denmark, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and the Transport Companies has teamed up in a new campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise the awareness on how to move safely around the busstops – as a bus passenger as well as a cyclist.

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Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

| August 12, 2014

Since spring 2013, an occupational center in Aarhus has rented more than 100 electric bikes to the employees in the municipality. Social and health care workers are amongst the most frequent users.

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New innovative bicycle parking in Copenhagen

New innovative bicycle parking in Copenhagen

| August 6, 2014

During July, one of Denmarks most busy train stations, Noerreport Station, was equipped with the first of nine “bicycle beds”. The bicycle beds are a new innovative bicyckle parking system designed by Gottlieb Paludan Architects and COBE.

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