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Europe’s best cycle cities to spread the joy of cycling

Europe’s best cycle cities to spread the joy of cycling

| October 8, 2018

13 European cities are to inspire each other to become more bicycle friendly. Copenhagen have been appointed mentor city for Manchester, Riga and Helsinki and are themselves hoping to learn a thing or two from Amsterdam’s experiences with bicycle parking and handling abandoned bikes. Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Munich have been appointed as the three mentor

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It pays off to invest in cycle superhighways

It pays off to invest in cycle superhighways

| September 28, 2018

A new socio-economic analysis of the cycle superhighways in the Capital Region of Denmark shows that the investment in cycle infrastructure and cycle superhighways has many economic benefits. By investing in the total network of 45 routes, the cycle superhighways are estimated to give a socio-economic surplus of 765 million euro.  A complete network of

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School in Rio is testing Danish form of cycle training

School in Rio is testing Danish form of cycle training

| July 23, 2018

The Edi Rachael de Queiroz school in Rio de Janeiro is now trying to teach kids to bike the Danish way.  A strong bicycle culture starts with the children. One way to get the young ones going is through “Cycling Games”, a Danish concept that teaches children the basic cycling skills through play.  The Edi Rachael

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Safe and attractive bicycle parking below Lyngby Station

Safe and attractive bicycle parking below Lyngby Station

| April 24, 2018

Gottlieb Paludan Architects designed the underground bicycle parking facility that opened recently at Lyngby Station in the Copenhagen area. There is space for 870 bicycles, and the facility will clear up the area and reduce the congestion at Lyngby Station which was always dominated by randomly parked bicycles. The facility provides direct access to the

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First Ever Priority Plan for Bicycle Parking in Copenhagen

First Ever Priority Plan for Bicycle Parking in Copenhagen

| March 12, 2018

More than 200,000 parked bicycles were counted in 2017 in a citywide mapping in order to plan future developments of bicycle parking facilities towards 2025. By Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen, City of Copenhagen We want more people to cycle Even though a great many people already cycle, the City of Copenhagen’s goal that 50% should

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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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