The Municipality of Copenhagen have published their new bicycle account for 2013-2014, and it shows positive results. Almost 50% of those who work or study in Copenhagen arrive by bike.
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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.
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.
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.
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.