RSSDanish Cycling Know How

Smart Mobility: Your transport. Your life.

Smart Mobility: Your transport. Your life.

| December 8, 2014

Can you work with traffic in a laboratory? In Aarhus we say yes – here a modern caravan is a rolling laboratory for project Smart Mobility. The purpose is to create an insight into the behavior of the road users and test alternative solutions.

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Aalborg uses drone for school road analysis

Aalborg uses drone for school road analysis

| December 8, 2014

Aalborg wants to be the city with the best traffic safety around schools. Therefore AalborgMunicipality together with COWI has actively started using new innovative analysis tools such as GoPro cameras and drones. 

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CHAMP – 12 cycling commandments

CHAMP – 12 cycling commandments

| December 8, 2014

Why do some European cities have a much higher share of cycling compared to other cities with the same characteristics? This is one of the main questions the CHAMP project addressed.

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Improved passability for cyclists in connection with road works

Improved passability for cyclists in connection with road works

| December 8, 2014

In all cities, big and small, it is sometimes necessary to carry out road works in order to maintain and develop the city. Doing this without bothering the users of the city is difficult but a city can make an active choice to prioritise certain types of road users over others.

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Chairman of CED speaking in Budapest

Chairman of CED speaking in Budapest

| December 2, 2014

Troels Andersen, Chairman of the board in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, is speaking at cycling conference in Budapest on December 2nd. The conference is part of a Complex Cycling Program based on the National Transport Strategy: “The main objective of the Program is to continue to increase the modal share of cycling. The Program […]

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The Liveable City: Cycling Embassy of Denmark speaking in Manchester

The Liveable City: Cycling Embassy of Denmark speaking in Manchester

| November 19, 2014

 In partnership with the Manchester School of Architecture, RIBA North West and other local partners the Danish Embassy in the UK invites businesses, politicians, professionals and the general public to take part in talks, seminars and debates about the liveable city on November 20th – 27th in Manchester.

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Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen, May 2015 – Registrations of interest are open

Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen, May 2015 – Registrations of interest are open

| November 14, 2014

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a new Bikeable City MASTERCLASS in Copenhagen on May 26.-30. 2015.

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Bicycle tracking app turns motorists into cyclists in the Municipality of Randers

Bicycle tracking app turns motorists into cyclists in the Municipality of Randers

| November 11, 2014

Employees at four different workplaces in the Municipality of Randers, has competed against each other to GPS track most kilometers to and from work on their bicycles. The tracking is done by a smartphone app, allowing the competitors to continuously monitor their own and their colleague’s performance:

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It begins with the children – Danish Cyclists’ Federation speaking at Estonian traffic conference

It begins with the children – Danish Cyclists’ Federation speaking at Estonian traffic conference

| October 30, 2014

Political consultant in the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen, is speaking at Estonian traffic education conference in Tallin on October 30th. Jakob will speak about the unique Danish bicycle culture for children. Children is a specific focus area at the Danish Cyclists’ Federation. The philosophy is, that cyclists starting early, will keep riding their bikes for the rest of […]

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Event: Ring the leaders – IPCC gathered in Copenhagen

Event: Ring the leaders – IPCC gathered in Copenhagen

| October 28, 2014

UNs Climate Panel, IPCC, are gathered in Copenhagen from 27th-31th october, to finish the Fifth Assessment Report, that will provide a clear and up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.

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Promoting cycling on state level in Denmark

Promoting cycling on state level in Denmark

| October 24, 2014

The Danish cycle culture is fostered on many levels both local and national, and the state has played a significant role the past five years.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

| October 14, 2014

Several representatives from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark are speaking at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference, “Den nasjonale Sykkelkonferansen” in Oslo from october 13-15.

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Watch Ole Kassow from “Cycling Without Age” speak at the Tedx CopenhagenSalon event on mobility

Watch Ole Kassow from “Cycling Without Age” speak at the Tedx CopenhagenSalon event on mobility

| October 6, 2014

  In our recent newsletter we wrote about the fantastic project called “Cycling Without Age“. We invite you to view the magnificent speech founder Ole Kassow gave at the TedX CopenhagenSalon event on mobility at Copenhagen Airport on september 17th.

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Commuter bikes are a huge success in the Municipality of Randers

Commuter bikes are a huge success in the Municipality of Randers

| October 2, 2014

The citizens of Randers love their new commuter bikes. After just four months, all bikes are fully booked.

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Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

| September 26, 2014

In Odense, during the spring, a new, exciting cycling project will start called “Cycling without age”, that gives the elderly the opportunity for coming together, getting new experiences and wind in the hair in the company of committed volunteers – and there is loads of cycling!

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The Cycle Snake

The Cycle Snake

| September 26, 2014

The story behind the City of Copenhagen’s new bicycle bridge, the Cycle Snake, is the story of an overpass that benefits the city space and road users.

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Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

| September 26, 2014

Fewer than one percent of all commuters in Johannesburg cycle. But that could soon change. Danish advisors have been to Jo’burg to get the process started.

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More US cities to visit Denmark in 2015

More US cities to visit Denmark in 2015

| September 24, 2014

  The purpose of the Green Lane Project, is to send politicians, business leaders, engineers, planners and community advocates to some of the Northern European cities where biking is a normal, desirable part of everyday life. The participants will meet the professionals and civic leaders who’ve led these cities to become some of the best within the […]

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127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

| September 8, 2014

In 2001 The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched the campaign “Bike to School” (BTS). BTS is a recurring cycle campaign for school children of all ages. It’s purpose is to get more children to cycle to and from school – and cycle more in general. 

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CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

| September 3, 2014

CykelScore (CycleScore) is a concept developed by the Danish IT company Kofoed & Co. The idea is to motivate more people to get on their bike. The participants collect points by bike, by checking in at checkpoints around town. This is done either by a chip or by smartphone. Since 2011, CycleScore has been an […]

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