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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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What can the Danes learn from the Dutch?

What can the Danes learn from the Dutch?

| October 2, 2013

Even a leading cycling nation like Denmark needs new inspiration once in a while. So in September 2013, 23 representatives of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark journeyed to the Netherlands.

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New Danish school uses CykelScore to boost cycling

New Danish school uses CykelScore to boost cycling

| September 9, 2013

The Danish city Frederikshavn has high ambitions: They want to become the healthiest and most exercising municipality of Northern Jutland. As part of this strategy, the brand new school, “Nordstjerneskolen,” wants to become Denmark’s most bicycle-friendly school. CykelScore is part of their strategy.

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New book on promotion of active travel in urban areas now available

New book on promotion of active travel in urban areas now available

| September 1, 2013

The book “Aspects of active travel – How to encourage people to walk or cycle in urban areas” is now available. Marianne Weinreich of VEKSØ, member and Vice Chair of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, has contributed to the book with an article about Danish best practice.

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Chicagohagen: lessons learned from Denmark

Chicagohagen: lessons learned from Denmark

| August 26, 2013

Once the stomping grounds of Al Capone, Chicago’s ambition is now to become the number one cycle city in the U.S. In July, they journeyed to Copenhagen to seek counsel and inspiration from members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark on how to become “Chicagohagen.”

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Chicagohagen: Gesammelte Erfahrungen aus Dänemark

Chicagohagen: Gesammelte Erfahrungen aus Dänemark

| August 26, 2013

Chicago, die Heimat von Al Capone, setzt heute darauf, die Top-Fahrradstadt der Vereinigten Staaten zu werden. Im Juli reiste man deswegen nach Kopenhagen, um bei den Mitgliedern der Dänischen Fahrradbotschaft Rat und Inspiration dafür zu holen, wie Chicago am besten zu „Chicagohagen“ werden kann.

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Copenhagen’ s new bike share system unveiled

Copenhagen’ s new bike share system unveiled

| August 23, 2013

The wait will soon be over: the Municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg are getting a new bike share system. The new bikes were presented by Minister of Transport, Pia Olsen Dyhr, Mayor of Copenhagen’s Technical and Environmental Administration, Ayfer Baykal, and Mayor of Frederiskberg, Jørgen Glenthøj.

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Cycling: the city changer

Cycling: the city changer

| August 20, 2013

“Cities around the world are looking to cycling as a way to cut congestion, reduce pollution and encourage exercise among their citizens, but how do you turn a network of crowded streets into a streamlined, safe and welcoming environment for cyclists?”

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Chicago enroute to ‘Copenhagenization’

Chicago enroute to ‘Copenhagenization’

| July 22, 2013

In mid-July, a group of 18 Chicagoans including Deputy Mayor, Steve Koch, went on a study trip to Copenhagen to seek the council of Danish experts.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

| June 5, 2013

In June 2013, city and traffic planners, NGOs, researchers and other cycle experts from around the world will gather at Velo-city 2013 in Vienna. Of course, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will also be on the spot. Come and meet us at our exhibit and exchange knowledge with us.

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The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

| June 5, 2013

In May 2013, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched its new campaign, ”We can bike!” The campaign is based on the concept of “Cycling Games” and brings the bike into Danish kindergartens.

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