The Capital Region of Denmark has made the world’s first ever regional bicycle account. 1 in 5 trips is carried out by bicycle, but there are huge differences in cycling mode-share between the city, the suburbs and greater suburbs municipalities. Cycling means fewer sick days The account is based on counting’s from 2007 to 2012 […]
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.