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Citizens’ voting creates more children getting to school under their own steam

Citizens’ voting creates more children getting to school under their own steam

| March 3, 2015

An analysis showed that in the Municipality of Horsens (app. 86,000 inhabitants), the percentage of children getting to and from school themselves was lower in 4 of the district’s towns in comparison to the other schools. Now, the council has improved school routes in the 4 towns thanks to well-informed advice from its inhabitants.

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Call for nominees for CED’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2015

Call for nominees for CED’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2015

| March 2, 2015

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will award an individual or an organisation with our Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion at Velo-2015 in Nantes, France. In order to find the best candidates, we need your help to nominate the most dedicated and progressive cycling promoters.

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How To Get More People Cycling – Every Day!

How To Get More People Cycling – Every Day!

| March 2, 2015

In 2013, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation received funding from the Danish National Cycling Fund set out to investigate how to get people to choose cycling as their mode of transportation, and how to keep them in the saddle. The results are out now.

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Cycle sharing hits Randers

Cycle sharing hits Randers

| March 2, 2015

It isn’t just car sharing that’s popular these days. In the southern part of Randers, employees at schools and businesses have become crazy for sharing electric bicycles, which has got more people in the saddle.

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Cycling tourism in Danish?

Cycling tourism in Danish?

| March 2, 2015

Cycling tourism in Europe is growing, and more and more destinations are trying to get a piece of the pie. The search for holidays in the saddle is rising and competition is hard.

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CED’s new chairman speaking at conference in Malaga today

CED’s new chairman speaking at conference in Malaga today

| February 26, 2015

How can you increase your city’s cycle modal share? CED’s new chairman, Marianne Weinreich, will address this question at an international seminar on cycling in Malaga in Spain by sharing the results of the CHAMP project.

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CED promoting new mobility culture in northern Italy

CED promoting new mobility culture in northern Italy

| February 17, 2015

Marianne Weinreich, Vice-Chairman of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark and Head of Mobility at the Danish consulting firm VEKSØ, is sharing Danish bicycle knowhow at a mobility conference in Trento, Italy, on Friday February 20.

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The Danish National Cycling Fund has been spent

The Danish National Cycling Fund has been spent

| February 11, 2015

In 2009, pressed by the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, a majority in the Danish Parliament set aside one billion DKK (app. 135 million Euro) in a national Cycling Fund. Now the money has been spent on 388 cycling projects with splendid results. Yet, a new five-year Cycling Fund does not seem to be underway.

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Danish examples at Winter Cycling Congress

Danish examples at Winter Cycling Congress

| February 9, 2015

On February 10-12, the Dutch city Leeuwarden is hosting the annual Winter Cycling Congress 2015. Ole Kassow, initiator of the Danish success-concept: Cycling Without Age, is sharing his experiences driving a bicycle project in the winter months.

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Cycling Without Age

Cycling Without Age

| February 9, 2015

New member of the CED.

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Bicycle Innovation Lab

Bicycle Innovation Lab

| February 9, 2015

New member of the CED.

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By og Landskab

By og Landskab

| February 9, 2015

New member of the CED.

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New video introducing Copenhagen’s new “gobike”

New video introducing Copenhagen’s new “gobike”

| February 5, 2015

CEO of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, Klaus Bondam, reviews Copenhagen’s new city bike the “Gobike”.

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Bicycle theft on the retreat in Aarhus

Bicycle theft on the retreat in Aarhus

| February 3, 2015

Despite an increase in cycling in the Municipality of Aarhus, bicycle theft has decreased from 6,930 thefts in 2011 to 4,894 in 2014.

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10 Danish cities get bicycle playgrounds

10 Danish cities get bicycle playgrounds

| January 30, 2015

Children learn best through play. This goes for cycling as well. So, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation is thrilled to announce that they have been granted funds to co-finance the construction of 10 permanent bicycle playgrounds around Denmark over the next three years.

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Cycling app makes employees bike more

Cycling app makes employees bike more

| January 27, 2015

A sense of community, competitions and prizes motivate cyclists to go for more km. According to the results from a local bicycle campaign in the Municipality of Randers in Denmark, 47 % bike more than usual when using the cycling app.

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Cycle Super Highways generate more cyclists

Cycle Super Highways generate more cyclists

| January 23, 2015

Denmark’s second Cycle Super Highway has made 52 % more commuters choose the bike over the car says new report.

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Lower speed limits on the way in Denmark

Lower speed limits on the way in Denmark

| January 20, 2015

Lower speed limits mean less accidents and casualties. Still, Danish municipalities have struggled to lower speed limits to 30 and 40 km/h. But now it looks like the wind is changing. The Danish Parliament has changed their tune, and results from a pilot project support the case for lower speed limits. 

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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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