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10 Danish cities get bicycle playgrounds

10 Danish cities get bicycle playgrounds

| January 30, 2015

Children learn best through play. This goes for cycling as well. So, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation is thrilled to announce that they have been granted funds to co-finance the construction of 10 permanent bicycle playgrounds around Denmark over the next three years.

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Cycling app makes employees bike more

Cycling app makes employees bike more

| January 27, 2015

A sense of community, competitions and prizes motivate cyclists to go for more km. According to the results from a local bicycle campaign in the Municipality of Randers in Denmark, 47 % bike more than usual when using the cycling app.

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Cycle Super Highways generate more cyclists

Cycle Super Highways generate more cyclists

| January 23, 2015

Denmark’s second Cycle Super Highway has made 52 % more commuters choose the bike over the car says new report.

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Lower speed limits on the way in Denmark

Lower speed limits on the way in Denmark

| January 20, 2015

Lower speed limits mean less accidents and casualties. Still, Danish municipalities have struggled to lower speed limits to 30 and 40 km/h. But now it looks like the wind is changing. The Danish Parliament has changed their tune, and results from a pilot project support the case for lower speed limits. 

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Two out of four new bicycle bridges in Copenhagen

Two out of four new bicycle bridges in Copenhagen

| January 17, 2015

Copenhagen’s cyclists took in a new cycle short cut this week as the City of Copenhagen officially opened two new bicycle bridges.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark promotes school cycling in London

Cycling Embassy of Denmark promotes school cycling in London

| January 14, 2015

Vice-chairman of the CED, Marianne Weinreich from VEKSØ, is joining the STARTS School Travel Conference in London on January 15 to share best practice examples of school cycling in Denmark.

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New Bicycle Parking for Copenhageners

New Bicycle Parking for Copenhageners

| January 13, 2015

After four years of construction, Copenhageners can finally start using the new “bicycle beds” at Nørreport Station.

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The Danish Bicycle Culture in Numbers

The Danish Bicycle Culture in Numbers

| January 12, 2015

How many Danes bike? And why are the Danes so keen on cyling? These are a just a few of the FAQs, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark gets on a regular basis. The latest data from the Danish National Travel Survey provides some of the anwers.

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Cycling Games now available in Spanish

Cycling Games now available in Spanish

| January 5, 2015

Fun cycle training for Spanish-speaking children. The Danish Cyclists’ Federations succesful concept “Cycling Games” is now also available in a Spanish booklet.

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The Biggest News Items of 2014

The Biggest News Items of 2014

| December 30, 2014

What were the biggest news from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark? We have had a look at what our readers liked the most in 2014. Here’s our Top 10 in case you missed them. 

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New Zealanders seek inspiration from Copenhagen

New Zealanders seek inspiration from Copenhagen

| July 29, 2014

Today, two cycling professionals from New Zealand met with CED-member Niels Hoé from HOÈ360Consulting as part of a best-practice tour which included Copenhagen.

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Danish Consul promotes Cycling

Danish Consul promotes Cycling

| July 22, 2014

The Danish Consul in Macon in the state of Georgia, USA, is giving his city a helping hand towards creating a more liveable city by promoting the Danish bicycle culture. 

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Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

| July 18, 2014

After an internship with Gehl Architects, two students from the University of Washington in the U.S. have produced a handbook on strategies for making better urban spaces for citizens of all ages based on their experiences with the Gehl approach and the Danish bicycle culture.

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Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

| July 7, 2014

Today, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark met with a delegation from the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The delegates are in Copenhagen this week to study the European Green Capital 2014.

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CED presentations from Velo-city are now available

CED presentations from Velo-city are now available

| June 17, 2014

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present at the Velo-city conference hosted by the city of Adelaide, Australia this May. The Danes came to share their experiences of bicycle do’s and don’ts. Check out their presentations below.

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Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

| June 16, 2014

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark, the world’s first cycling embassy, will celebrate its 5 year birthday on May 12th. The day will be marked with a big reception for members and collaborators on Thursday June 26th. The Embassy’s Chairman, Troels Andersen, looks back at 5 fantastic years full of activity.

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Fahrradbotschaft feiert fünften Geburtstag

Fahrradbotschaft feiert fünften Geburtstag

| June 16, 2014

Die Dänische Fahrradbotschaft, die erste Fahrradbotschaft der Welt, konnte am 12. Mai 2014 ihren fünften Geburtstag feiern. Der Tag wird durch einen großen Empfang für alle ihre Mitglieder und Partner am Donnerstag, dem 26. Juni, begangen. Der Vorsitzende der Fahrradbotschaft, Troels Andersen, kann auf fünf fantastische, aktivitätsreiche Jahre zurückblicken.

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Embajada del Ciclismo celebra el quinto cumpleaños

Embajada del Ciclismo celebra el quinto cumpleaños

| June 16, 2014

La Embajada del Ciclismo en Dinamarca, primera embajada del ciclismo del mundo, pudo celebrar su quinto cumpleaños el 12 de mayo recién pasado. El día jueves 26 de junio se destaca con una gran recepción para los miembros y socios colaboradores.

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New Intelligent Cycle Track Lighting

New Intelligent Cycle Track Lighting

| April 8, 2014

The Municipality of Middelfart can boast of having the most modern type of lighting: The lights turn themselves on when a cyclist or pedestrian comes by, and then turns itself down low again. Watch the video!

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Danish bike parade in St. Petersburg

Danish bike parade in St. Petersburg

| October 15, 2013

In celebration of this year’s Europe Day, St. Petersburg organized a Danish-inspired bike parade and met with Minister of the Environment, Ida Auken. The Danish bicycle culture is still in style all over the world.

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