The idea behind the bicycle strategy is to encourage more people to cycle. By giving new ideas to municipalities and other actors who would like to take part in the green transition and who wish to invest in cycling – making it easier for more people to cycle on an everyday basis.
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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.
Over 7.000 Copenhageners joined to celebrate the opening of yet another short cut last weekend.
This week, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is hosting its Bikeable City Seminar in Copenhagen and Aarhus specifically aimed at Latin-American participants.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.