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The City Bike is the Best Urban Initiative 2017

The City Bike is the Best Urban Initiative 2017

| September 15, 2017

By Sofie Kyhn Jakobsen  This May, the Copenhagen City Bike, Bycyklen, won the category “Best Urban Initiative” in an annual “Best in the city” competition. The users of the bikes were the ones who voted for Bycyklen to take first place. The other nominees were strong names such as Urban Riggers (houses on the water,

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Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

| September 15, 2017

This spring, the Municipality of Aalborg allowed cycling against the direction of traffic on 10 one-way streets in central Aalborg. A cheap and simple initiative signaling that cyclists are prioritized more and more in Aalborg. The discussion about cycling against traffic on one-way streets has been a sensitive political subject. With increasing political support, an

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You Bike Copenhagen with Cycling Embassy of Denmark

You Bike Copenhagen with Cycling Embassy of Denmark

| June 16, 2017

Copenhagen is world famous for its cycling culture, and now you get the chance to experience it from home. Jump on your virtual bicycle and join Cycling Embassy of Denmark on a virtual reality experience through Copenhagen. Imagine cycling through Copenhagen, one of the world’s best cycling cities. Our tour takes you through some of

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Reinventing smaller roads in rural districts as recreative connections

Reinventing smaller roads in rural districts as recreative connections

| March 1, 2017

The Danish road network keeps growing and more and more Danes live in cities. Now, with a project supported by Realdania, the organisation Danish Cycle Tourism is looking at the possibilities of reinventing the smaller roads in the rural districts as recreative connections. The Danish public road network is in a growth spurt. From 1972

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Borrowing electric bicycles is contagious

Borrowing electric bicycles is contagious

| February 28, 2017

For several years Randers Municipality has been lending electric bicycles to those of its citizens who want to swap their car for a bicycle when commuting. Now it turns out that the bicycles are contagious and seriously habit-forming for the colleagues of the borrowers. This was the case for a group of truck drivers who

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Egon the Cycling Mosquito now has his own bicycle playground

Egon the Cycling Mosquito now has his own bicycle playground

| February 27, 2017

The Cycling Mosquito bicycle playground in Rudersdal Municipality is a colourful and educational  outdoor space for children where cycling games, storytelling and imagination are united – a unique frame contributing to the youngest ones’ joy of cycling. A well-known character creates the framework Egon the Cycling Mosquito is a bright little mosquito who has been

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