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Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Annual Report 2017

Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Annual Report 2017

| December 6, 2017

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Annual Report 2017 is out! 2017 has been an exciting year. CED contributed to the new EU cycling strategy, entered the discussion on automated vehicles and cycling, launched a new publication and a Virtual Reality film, making it possible to cycle through the streets of Copenhagen. The CED is evolving

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Students help municipality reach its goal for number of people cycling

Students help municipality reach its goal for number of people cycling

| December 6, 2017

By Gorm Baagøe Andersen, Kolding Municipality and Birger Villadsen, COWI This autumn, more than 200 students from four gymnasiums in Kolding have worked with cycling in a project run by Kolding Municipality and the consultancy firms Welearn and COWI. The goal of the project is that the students’ ideas contribute to get more people cycling.Kolding

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Women bike for integration

Women bike for integration

| December 6, 2017

By Hanne Thomsen-Mühlbrand og Lene Ahle Skoubo, Herning Municipality and Anne Marie Lautrup, Rambøll ”Cycling is dangerous for women .” This is what many doctors said when Danish women first started cycling. Since then the bicycle has become a part of Danish culture and a natural choice when it comes to transport – both for

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New Bicycle Account: Bicycles outnumber cars in central Copenhagen

New Bicycle Account: Bicycles outnumber cars in central Copenhagen

| December 5, 2017

The new Bicycle Account for 2016 is out and it it shows that cycling is still the preferred mode of transportation to work and education in Copenhagen.  Since 2014, the number of kilometers cycled on an average weekday in Copenhagen has increased from 1.34 to 1.4 million. In fact, this year cyclists outnumbered cars in

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Shaping great cities for cycling and public space – the Danish way

Shaping great cities for cycling and public space – the Danish way

| January 10, 2017

On January 11. 2017, Klaus Bondam, CEO of the Danish Cyclists Federation and member of The Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is participating and speaking at the World Resources Institute´s event in Washington, D.C.  In his presentation, Klaus Bondam will be speaking on ways of rethinking urban transportation. As the former deputy-mayor of Copenhagen and

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Record breaking Danish startup brings affordable e-bikes to the masses

Record breaking Danish startup brings affordable e-bikes to the masses

| December 14, 2016

The Danish e-bike company, MATE (member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED)) has broken all previous Danish records by rising over $4 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. MATE has produced an electric bicycle designed to get more people riding bikes worldwide, in a fun, convenient, and cool way.   The siblings, Julie

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