Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen

Political consultant at Danish Cyclists' Federation

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Danish society profits DKK 43 million on Bike to Work

Danish society profits DKK 43 million on Bike to Work

| November 24, 2011

The Danish Bike to Work campaign organized by Danish Cyclists’ Federation has been analyzed by the consulting group, COWI.

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Merge Transport planning and Design of Cities: Transurban Planning

Merge Transport planning and Design of Cities: Transurban Planning

| November 23, 2011

The Swedish Transport Administration invited Helle Søholt, Gehl Architiects, to contribute as Key Note speaker and to take part in the panel discussion at the seminar Think Future, Strategies for the transport-system of tomorrow, in Stockholm on the 8th of November.

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Atkins Denmark involved in the makeover of Oxford Circus and Regent Street

Atkins Denmark involved in the makeover of Oxford Circus and Regent Street

| November 1, 2011

Atkins Denmark is contributing with bicycle knowledge and solutions in connection with Atkins UK’s Masterplan for Oxford Circus and Regent Street

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Cycle superhighways will get more people on their bikes

Cycle superhighways will get more people on their bikes

| October 25, 2011

It must be made even easier to choose the bike in favour of the car when going into town from further afield. The City of Copenhagen has joined 17 other municipalities and the Capital Region to create the cycle track’s version of the motorway: the cycle superhighway

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How to copenhagenize your city?

How to copenhagenize your city?

| October 19, 2011

Copenhagen is known worldwide as a city with a strong cycling culture and a fantastic cycling infrastructure. So when traffic planners, architects and journalists speak about Copenhagen inspiring other cities to improve urban living, mobility and the environment by promoting cycling, they use the term “copenhagenize”.

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Red light does not apply to cyclists!

Red light does not apply to cyclists!

| October 11, 2011

“Red light does not apply to cyclists” reads the top story on the free daily newspaper Urban today. The story is based on the new cycling strategi from the City of Copenhagen

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New Danish common government policy includes bicycles

New Danish common government policy includes bicycles

| October 3, 2011

Earlier today, the New Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced the official common government policy entitled “A Denmark that stands together”. The government policy propose some interesting traffic solutions.

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Road safety: 103 measures to halve road accident deaths by 2020

Road safety: 103 measures to halve road accident deaths by 2020

| September 27, 2011

A non-legislative resolution seeking an EU-wide 30 km/h speed limit in residential areas is adopted by the European Parliament

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New Bike Sharing System in the city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg

New Bike Sharing System in the city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg

| September 22, 2011

The city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg, as well as the Public Transport Operators Metroselskabet and DSB S-tog have entered a collaboration on the development and establishment of a bike-sharing system, which in a first step covers the cities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg

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How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

| September 18, 2011

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark In Denmark, as in many other countries, the bicycle is used during leisure time, for sports, and to a great extent also as a means of transport in connection with home-work trips and short-distance transport during working hours, etc. Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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GPS-tech makes cycling fun!

GPS-tech makes cycling fun!

| September 18, 2011

GPS-tech makes cycling fun! Kids are increasingly being transported on the back of their parents’ car instead of riding a bike. Many Danish municipalities wish to change this development. One way is to combine new technology with an old story! Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist

Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist

| September 18, 2011

Text; Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist Since February, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and about 70 bicycle-keen volunteers have been working on merging map data and local landmarks. Now, the route planner is here. Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Cycling for a good cause

Cycling for a good cause

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycling for a good cause Cycling as a sport has grown increasingly popular in Denmark over the last years, as more and more people jump in the saddle for the sake of exercise. But many people don’t just cycle to get the exercise; they also do it for a range of good causes. Photos; […]

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Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children The number of lifestyle-related diseases is on the rise. However, socio-economic studies show that there is a lot to be gained by learning healthy transport habits from an early age – both in terms of fitness ratings and good spirits. Photos; Cycling Embassy of […]

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Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle tracks that come to you as you go What is it that makes the Danes cycle so much? A fundamental trait is that people who cycle experience a long list of advantages in their daily activities. Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Cycle Summer School

Cycle Summer School

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle Summer School This summer, the City of Odense staged its first cycle summer school. And it is safe to say it won’t be the last! Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Cycle City 2.0

Cycle City 2.0

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle City 2.0 The Danish cycle cities are continuously working to brand themselves. Just recently, Odense has started a comprehensive process. This has involved a change of name, a payoff, and a whole new visual identity. Photos: Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Bicycle parking ­ to do or not to do!

Bicycle parking ­ to do or not to do!

| September 18, 2011

Text; Bicycle parking ­ to do or not to do! Cities all over the world are committed to getting more people cycling for the benefit of the climate, the cities, and the health of the individual. But where do the bicycles go when they are not in use? Many planners, architects, and entrepreneurs forget to […]

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Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions

Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions

| September 18, 2011

Text; Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement. Photos: Troels Heien / Monoline

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Turn ­ bump ­ tilt ­ splash ­ braaake ­ GO!

Turn ­ bump ­ tilt ­ splash ­ braaake ­ GO!

| September 18, 2011

Text; Turn ­ bump ­ tilt ­ splash ­ braaake ­ GO! Children of Copenhagen to open Denmark’s first mobile bicycle playground during the UCI Road World Championships. Photos:

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