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The City Bike is the Best Urbane Initiative 2017

The City Bike is the Best Urbane Initiative 2017

| September 15, 2017

By Sofie Kyhn Jakobsen  This May, the Copenhagen City Bike, Bycyklen, won the category “Best Urbane Initiative” in an annual “Best in the city” competition. The users of the bikes were the ones who voted for Bycyklen to take first place. The other nominees were strong names such as Urban Riggers (houses on the water,

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Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

| September 15, 2017

This spring, the Municipality of Aalborg allowed cycling against the direction of traffic on 10 one-way streets in central Aalborg. A cheap and simple initiative signaling that cyclists are prioritized more and more in Aalborg. The discussion about cycling against traffic on one-way streets has been a sensitive political subject. With increasing political support, an

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New Bicycle Track Priority Plan for Copenhagen

New Bicycle Track Priority Plan for Copenhagen

| September 15, 2017

Analyses and citizens’ involvement have resulted in a detailed plan of how the bicycle lane network in Copenhagen should be expanded before 2025. We want more people to cycle Even though a great many people are already cycling, the City of Copenhagen’s goal of 50% of people cycling to work and studies in 2025 is

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Cyclists and self-driving vehicles – challenges and potentials

Cyclists and self-driving vehicles – challenges and potentials

| September 15, 2017

The emergence of the autonomous vehicle has the potential to further enhance our traffic systems. But it also poses a number of challenges to our bicycle culture both in terms of safety, public health, and livability in our cities. Before the summer holidays, experts from Denmark and the Netherlands met to discuss the topic. Challenges and

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The Cycling Fund 2009-2014 – prelimenary evaluation

The Cycling Fund 2009-2014 – prelimenary evaluation

| August 25, 2017

The first national Cycle Fund from 2009-2014 was established in 2009, allocating € 134 for promoting cycling in municipalities. The objective of the Cycling Fund is to facilitate projects that can improve conditions for cyclists all over Denmark in order to make the bicycle a more attractive and safe. In this five-year period, the fund

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Cycling Report for The Capital Region of Denmark

Cycling Report for The Capital Region of Denmark

| July 4, 2017

The Capital Region of Denmark has, as the only region in Denmark – maybe in the world – made an overall regional cycling survey. The survey shows that cycling is doing well and that there are still big differences between the central municipalities Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the suburbs and the rural municipalities in the region.

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