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New guidelines ”Cities Safer by Design”

New guidelines ”Cities Safer by Design”

| August 13, 2015

The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and its EMBARQ sustainable mobility initiative recently published its new guidelines “Cities Safer by Design.” This report provides key design principles for cities to make street safer. The publication was qualified during EMBARQ’s participation in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s “Bikeable City Masterclass.”

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Danes support children’s right to bike

Danes support children’s right to bike

| August 12, 2015

According to new data from Statistics Denmark, 96% of the Danish population thinks more should be done to give more children the opportunity to bike in Denmark.

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Cycling Without Age ships rickshaws across the globe

Cycling Without Age ships rickshaws across the globe

| July 9, 2015

Soon, elderly across the globe will get wind in their hair. Local fiery souls have succeeded in collecting over 400,000 DKK for Cycling Without Age’s campaign which was launched this May.

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MOE

MOE

| July 9, 2015

MOE is new member of the CED.

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Falco

Falco

| July 9, 2015

Falco is new member of the CED.

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KJÆRGAARD ADVICE

KJÆRGAARD ADVICE

| July 1, 2015

We just got a new member: the consulting company KJÆRGAARD ADVICE. More info will follow soon. Contact: Erik Kjærgaard at kj@rgaard.dk

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Making politicians invest in bicycle infrastructure

Making politicians invest in bicycle infrastructure

| June 30, 2015

How have Danish city planners managed to convince politicians to spend money on bicycle infrastructure? The answer partly lies in the way the Danes do economic analyses. After all, calculations and numbers are the politicians’ best friend.

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New foot and bicycle bridge in Odense

New foot and bicycle bridge in Odense

| June 24, 2015

The Municipality of Odense recently opened a new bridge removing a missing link in the city’s bicycle track network.

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New study on cyclist behaviour

New study on cyclist behaviour

| June 22, 2015

New study by the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and IS IT A BIRD show that all groups of road users experience inappropriate behavior from some cyclists.

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Now, Danes can borrow bikes at special bicycle libraries

Now, Danes can borrow bikes at special bicycle libraries

| June 15, 2015

A new concept, the “bicycle library” has seen the light in Denmark. Here, citizens can get professional advice on what kind of model best suits their needs and try out a wide range of models, all for free.

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10 tips for safely riding an e-bike

10 tips for safely riding an e-bike

| June 12, 2015

The e-bike lends a helping hand to get uphill. Riding an e-bike can be a bit tricky, however, so a group of Danish bicycle organizations have compiled 10 useful tips before you buy and do your first ride of constant tailwind.

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Denmark’s shortest cycle track

Denmark’s shortest cycle track

| June 10, 2015

10 meters long – or short perhaps – that is the length of a newly-opened cycle track south of Denmark’s second-largest city, Aarhus.

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Nouvelle stratégie nationale pour la pratique du vélo au Danemark

Nouvelle stratégie nationale pour la pratique du vélo au Danemark

| June 4, 2015

Le 4 juillet 2014, le Ministre des Transports du Danemark a lancé un nouveau plan visant à promouvoir l’usage du vélo. La Fédération danoise des cyclistes a contribué à son élaboration et est très satisfaite du résultat final.

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Le pont « Cycle Snake »

Le pont « Cycle Snake »

| June 4, 2015

La success story d’un pont qui contribue à l’animation de la ville, comme aux trajets des cyclistes

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Les cyclistes sont-ils de bons clients?

Les cyclistes sont-ils de bons clients?

| June 4, 2015

Cette question fut posée dans le cadre d’une vaste étude, conduite par la ville de Copenhague, sur le lien entre les courses quotidiennes et les modes de déplacement. La réponse est : oui!

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A Odense, des cyclistes bénévoles emmènent les personnes âgées pour une ballade à vélo

A Odense, des cyclistes bénévoles emmènent les personnes âgées pour une ballade à vélo

| June 4, 2015

Le projet est conçu pour renforcer le lien social, la solidarité intergénérationnelle et le bénévolat. Il fait partie intégrante du mouvement « Cycling Without Age », qui s’est répandu à travers tout le Danemark, et qui est même présent, dorénavant, aux Etats-Unis, aux Pays-Bas, à Singapour, au Chili et en Australie.

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Deputy Mayor of Paris for transport, Christophe Najdovski, receives CED’s Leadership Award

Deputy Mayor of Paris for transport, Christophe Najdovski, receives CED’s Leadership Award

| June 4, 2015

Morten Kabell, Mayor of the Technical and Environmental Administration in Copenhagen, and Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility at VEKSØ and Chairman of the CED handed over the award at the Velo-city conference today.

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Seminar: The Bikeable City – still some spots left!

Seminar: The Bikeable City – still some spots left!

| June 4, 2015

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is hosting a Bikeable City Seminar in Copenhagen on August 24-28 2015, specifically aimed at Latin-American and other Spanish-speaking participants.

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation

Danish Cyclists’ Federation

Pleasure, safety, and mobility. For more than a century, Danish Cyclists’ Federation has been the voice of people using the bicycle in their everyday lives. At present, we function as the interface between all relevant players in the field of cycling.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2015 this week

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2015 this week

| June 1, 2015

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be present at this years’ Velo-city conference in Nantes, France on June 2-5. Meet us at stand 39.

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