Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen

Political consultant at Danish Cyclists' Federation

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New technology reunites bikes and owners

New technology reunites bikes and owners

| October 31, 2012

Aarhus is set to become the first city in Denmark to harness a new technology to return lost bikes back to their owners.

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The Human Scale

The Human Scale

| October 30, 2012

Fifty percent of the worlds population live in urban areas. By 2050 this figure is expected to increase to eighty percent. The megacity is both enchanting and scary. But how do we plan these cities in a way, which take human behavour into account?

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Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter

| October 10, 2012

Get ideas and inspiration via email quarterly – Sign up for the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s newsletter.

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Newsletter 8 – August 2012

Newsletter 8 – August 2012

| August 30, 2012

New manual for bicycle-friendly school roads, new large-scale tourism project and knowledge sharing between the Cycling Embassy and U.S. study groups. Read about it in our newsletter. Download full version pdf available in ENGLISH and GERMAN.

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Randy Neufeld awarded!

Randy Neufeld awarded!

Randy Neufeld was awarded with the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2012 at the Velo-City 2012 Global Conference.

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Newsletter 7 – June 2012

Newsletter 7 – June 2012

Cars and bikes share parking spaces in Copenhagen, new cycle super highways generate more cyclists, and three German cities win bicycle counters from CED member VEKSØ. Read about it in our newsletter.

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The Cycling Embassy at Velo-City Global 2012

The Cycling Embassy at Velo-City Global 2012

The cycling world will once again be gathered at the Velo-City conference. This time in Vancouver. You can download our members presentation here as they are presented!

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Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

Vancouver could become North America’s cycling capital, reveals the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF).   With over 60,000 trips everyday done by bicycle, Vancouver has seen a huge spike in cyclists and pro-cycling policies.

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City Cycling

City Cycling

A guide to today’s urban cycling renaissance, with information on cycling’s health benefits, safety, bikes and bike equipment, bike lanes, bike sharing, and other topics.

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Cycle Super Highways to generate more cyclists in Greater Copenhagen Area

Cycle Super Highways to generate more cyclists in Greater Copenhagen Area

Commuters keen on cycling to their place of work or education in the Greater Copenhagen area have just gotten their first route in what will become a whole network of world-class cycle routes. Denmark’s first ‘cycle super highway’ between the suburb Albertslund and Copenhagen’s City Centre opened in April. 

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Cycle cities awarded bicycle counters

Cycle cities awarded bicycle counters

A bicycle counter from CED member VEKSØ was recently presented to each of the three German cities of Offenburg, Karlsruhe, and Freiburg in the Land of Baden-Württemberg.

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Danish cycle experts heading to Velo-city in Vancouver, B.C.

Danish cycle experts heading to Velo-city in Vancouver, B.C.

When Vancouver, B.C., opens its cycle tracks to Velo-city Global conference goers from across the globe this June, the Danes will be on the spot. A delegation of 15 from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will cross the pond to share knowledge and search for new inspiration.

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Fahrrad-Superwege sollen in der Hauptstadt mehr Leute aufs Rad bringen

Fahrrad-Superwege sollen in der Hauptstadt mehr Leute aufs Rad bringen

Pendler im Hauptstadtgebiet, die per Fahrrad zur Arbeit oder an ihren Ausbildungsplatz gelangen wollen, erhalten jetzt Vorfahrt auf einem ganz eigenen Netz von erstklassigen Fahrradwegen. Der erste Fahrrad-Superweg Dänemarks zwischen Kopenhagen und Albertslund wurde im April eröffnet. Er soll es durch wenige Stopps und hohen Komfort ermöglichen, schnell, einfach und sicher mit dem Rad ans […]

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Dänische Fahrradexperten fahren zur Velo-City nach Vancouver

Dänische Fahrradexperten fahren zur Velo-City nach Vancouver

Wenn im Juni Vancouver seine Radwege für die Besucher der Velo-City Global- Konferenz aus aller Welt öffnet, werden die Dänen vor Ort dabei sein. Eine 15-köpfige Delegation von der Cycling Embassy of Denmark, der Dänischen Fahrrad-Botschaft, wird den großen Teich überqueren, um Wissen zu teilen und neue Inspirationen zu suchen.

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Fahrradstädte werden mit Fahrradzählern belohnt

Fahrradstädte werden mit Fahrradzählern belohnt

”Ein Fahrradzähler ist ein sichtbarer Beweis für eine entschlossene Radverkehrspolitik“. So lautet die Begründung für die Vergabe von Fahrradzählern an die drei Städte Offenburg, Karlsruhe und Freiburg im Bundesland Baden-Württemberg. Die drei deutschen Städte wurden im Oktober 2011 offiziell vom Verkehrsministerium zu Fahrradstädten erklärt. Als einen Teil der Auszeichnung haben diese Städte soeben jede einen […]

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Make cycling a part of urban planning and policy, Danish minister tells Britain

Make cycling a part of urban planning and policy, Danish minister tells Britain

The Danish Minister for Transport, Henrik Dam Kristensen, gives his advice to Britain.

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Kofoed & Co

Kofoed & Co

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Newsletter 6 – March 2012

Newsletter 6 – March 2012

Large-scale renovation project increasing bicycle parking, how to import Danish bicycle knowhow, and the Mayor of Copenhagen’s Techinical and Environmental Administration’s thought on how to boost cycling in her city. Read about it in our newsletter.

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Leadership award for cycling promotion 2012

Leadership award for cycling promotion 2012

This summer, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is awarding an individual or an organisation with the Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2012 for the fourth time. But we need your help to nominate the truly dedicated cycling promoters.

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Copenhagen’s bicycle mayor: Give back the space to the cyclists

Copenhagen’s bicycle mayor: Give back the space to the cyclists

Space is in great demand in the Danish Capital. And it takes political courage to take it away from the cars and give it to the cyclists. But the result will be better urban life for all, says Copenhagen’s Mayor of the Technical and Environmental Administration

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