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The Liveable City: Cycling Embassy of Denmark speaking in Manchester

The Liveable City: Cycling Embassy of Denmark speaking in Manchester

| November 19, 2014

 In partnership with the Manchester School of Architecture, RIBA North West and other local partners the Danish Embassy in the UK invites businesses, politicians, professionals and the general public to take part in talks, seminars and debates about the liveable city on November 20th – 27th in Manchester.

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Municipality of Randers

Municipality of Randers

| November 18, 2014

A Danish City with Focus on Cycling During the last 5 years the Municipality of Randers has been working more intensively with cycling than ever. That effort has succeeded in an increase in the amount of cyclists and the designation of being the official Cycling Municipality of Denmark 2013 although Randers has a hilly countryside.  Electric […]

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HOE360 Consulting set to speak in London

HOE360 Consulting set to speak in London

| November 5, 2014

CED member Niels Hoe, CEO at HOE360 Consulting will talk at The 2nd Annual Walking & Cycling Infrastructure Conference in London on November 6th. HOE360 Consulting specialises in providing useful and value-added advice for Cycling and Green Mobility projects – be it the street corner that needs an upgrade or strategies to get more people biking. The conference […]

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It begins with the children – Danish Cyclists’ Federation speaking at Estonian traffic conference

It begins with the children – Danish Cyclists’ Federation speaking at Estonian traffic conference

| October 30, 2014

Political consultant in the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen, is speaking at Estonian traffic education conference in Tallin on October 30th. Jakob will speak about the unique Danish bicycle culture for children. Children is a specific focus area at the Danish Cyclists’ Federation. The philosophy is, that cyclists starting early, will keep riding their bikes for the rest of […]

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Event: Ring the leaders – IPCC gathered in Copenhagen

Event: Ring the leaders – IPCC gathered in Copenhagen

| October 28, 2014

UNs Climate Panel, IPCC, are gathered in Copenhagen from 27th-31th october, to finish the Fifth Assessment Report, that will provide a clear and up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.

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Promoting cycling on state level in Denmark

Promoting cycling on state level in Denmark

| October 24, 2014

The Danish cycle culture is fostered on many levels both local and national, and the state has played a significant role the past five years.

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Learning from Copenhagen – Live stream speeches from Bauhaus University

Learning from Copenhagen – Live stream speeches from Bauhaus University

| October 22, 2014

On october 24th, the Bauhaus University in Weimar are hosting a symposium with the title “Learning from Copenhagen – Urban design and architecture for the new urban mobility.”

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E-bike award 2014 went to CED members GoBike

E-bike award 2014 went to CED members GoBike

| October 17, 2014

The Danish E-bike company and members of The Cycling Embassy of Denmark “GoBike”, has been awarded with the E-Bike Award 2014. The award came with €5,000 prize money.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

| October 14, 2014

Several representatives from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark are speaking at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference, “Den nasjonale Sykkelkonferansen” in Oslo from october 13-15.

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New strategy for cycling in the Municipality of Odense

New strategy for cycling in the Municipality of Odense

| October 9, 2014

In 1998, Odense was appointed national cycling city of Denmark. From 1999-2002 Odense used 20 million DKK on bicycle projects. This resulted in a 20% increase in bicycle traffic, a 20% decrease in accidents and a bicycle share of 27 % on all trips.

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Watch Ole Kassow from “Cycling Without Age” speak at the Tedx CopenhagenSalon event on mobility

Watch Ole Kassow from “Cycling Without Age” speak at the Tedx CopenhagenSalon event on mobility

| October 6, 2014

  In our recent newsletter we wrote about the fantastic project called “Cycling Without Age“. We invite you to view the magnificent speech founder Ole Kassow gave at the TedX CopenhagenSalon event on mobility at Copenhagen Airport on september 17th.

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Commuter bikes are a huge success in the Municipality of Randers

Commuter bikes are a huge success in the Municipality of Randers

| October 2, 2014

The citizens of Randers love their new commuter bikes. After just four months, all bikes are fully booked.

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CED members speaking at Managenergy event in Venice

CED members speaking at Managenergy event in Venice

| September 30, 2014

Klaus Bondam, CEO of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, and Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility in VEKSØ and vice chairman in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, are speaking at the ManagEnergy networking event in Venice on October 1st.

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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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