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How we get children to bike

How we get children to bike

| August 31, 2015

In September, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s campaign “Bike to School” hits Danish schools for the fifteenth year in a row. Every year, the campaign gets thousands of new children cyclists out on the school routes and thus contributes to keeping the Danish bicycle culture alive.

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Copenhagen has opened its new bridge, the Circle Bridge

Copenhagen has opened its new bridge, the Circle Bridge

| August 26, 2015

Over 7.000 Copenhageners joined to celebrate the opening of yet another short cut last weekend.

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Latin American cities studying Danish cycle culture this week

Latin American cities studying Danish cycle culture this week

| August 24, 2015

This week, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is hosting its Bikeable City Seminar in Copenhagen and Aarhus specifically aimed at Latin-American participants.

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CykelScore makes children bike more in Odense

CykelScore makes children bike more in Odense

| August 17, 2015

The Municipality of Odense has increased children’s cycling through the concept, CykelScore.

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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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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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The wheel of habits

The wheel of habits

| July 7, 2015

The growing Danish bicycle culture is based on more than cycle tracks. It is also a result of a line of successful behavior change campaigns that help change the habits of more and more Danes so they leave the car at home and take the bike instead.

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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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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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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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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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High-profile leaders in the running for CED’s Leadership Award 2015

High-profile leaders in the running for CED’s Leadership Award 2015

| May 26, 2015

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has received nominations for our Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion from near and far this year. The winner will be announced during the Velo-city conference in Nantes in early June.

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Odense receives the Cycle City Award 2015

Odense receives the Cycle City Award 2015

| May 19, 2015

The Municipality of Odense received the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s Cycle City Award 2015 at the Danish National Bicycle Conference yesterday.

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Bicycle Traffic Increasing in Aarhus

Bicycle Traffic Increasing in Aarhus

| May 15, 2015

More and more people are cycling in the City of Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city. Hopefully this trend will continue in the future. However, according to  alderman in the City of Aarhus, Kristian Würtz, the development is going to require that the state keeps co-funding cycle projects.

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Cycling Without Age – Goes International

Cycling Without Age – Goes International

| May 13, 2015

The Danish organisation, Cycling Without Age, launches new international campaign to spread the succesful concept to the rest of the world.

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CED Discussing Challenges of Urbanisation at Symposium Today

CED Discussing Challenges of Urbanisation at Symposium Today

| April 8, 2015

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Trade and Development Cooperation and the City of Copenhagen are co-hosting a symposium on urbanisation today, and of course the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is present.

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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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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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New Chairman for the Cycling Embassy of Denmark

New Chairman for the Cycling Embassy of Denmark

| February 26, 2015

Marianne Weinreich from the Danish company VEKSØ was elected chairman at the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Annual General Assembly yesterday.

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