RSSDanish Cycling Know How

CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

| August 28, 2014

On August 28.-29., the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is co-hosting a Masterclass with the purpose of exchanging knowledge between existing and start-up cycling cities. The first day will focus on why people in suburbs and villages around Amsterdam have a significantly higher share of cyclists compared to the surburbs and villages around Copenhagen. What can Copenhagen learn […]

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

| August 22, 2014

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation and The European Cyclists’ Federation will be hosting a workshop titled  “Local policies, science and advocacy for cycling”. The workshop will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 23rd October.

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New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

| August 18, 2014

Arriva Denmark, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and the Transport Companies has teamed up in a new campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise the awareness on how to move safely around the busstops – as a bus passenger as well as a cyclist.

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Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

| August 12, 2014

Since spring 2013, an occupational center in Aarhus has rented more than 100 electric bikes to the employees in the municipality. Social and health care workers are amongst the most frequent users.

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New innovative bicycle parking in Copenhagen

New innovative bicycle parking in Copenhagen

| August 6, 2014

During July, one of Denmarks most busy train stations, Noerreport Station, was equipped with the first of nine “bicycle beds”. The bicycle beds are a new innovative bicyckle parking system designed by Gottlieb Paludan Architects and COBE.

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Over 100 free research papers on cycling

Over 100 free research papers on cycling

| July 31, 2014

The modern world has never been more engaged with cycling, and to celebrate the popularity of the bike, Taylor & Francis Online have created a collection of articles, special issues and books from the past 5 years, with subthemes covering Cycling in the City, Planning for Cycling, Sustainable Transport, Cycling for Leisure, Competitive Cycling, Improving Performance, Scientific Research […]

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Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

| July 18, 2014

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.

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Cycling is more than getting from A to B

Cycling is more than getting from A to B

| July 15, 2014

In the city of Randers, a group of local women have formed a cycling club with focus on friendly chats and friendship. The group is strictly based on volunteer work, and so far the club has proven a success – for 14 years!

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Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

| July 7, 2014

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.

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New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

| July 7, 2014

Friday July 4, the Minister of Transport in Denmark launched a new strategy aimed towards getting more people to use their bike. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation has contributed to the final strategy and is very pleased with the outcome.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark is represented at the European Green Capital Award Ceremony

Cycling Embassy of Denmark is represented at the European Green Capital Award Ceremony

| June 24, 2014

Copenhagen is European Green Capital 2014. On this occasion, the European Commission’s Green Capital Award Ceremony is held at The Black Diamond in Copenhagen on June 24th.

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Velo-city Down Under!

Velo-city Down Under!

| June 16, 2014

This year – for the first time in the Velo-city history – the biggest cycling conference in the World was held in the Southern hemisphere – in Adelaide, Australia. And true to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present to share Danish bicycle knowhow and hand over its Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion.

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Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

| June 16, 2014

The participants of the international oil conference ONS2014 in Stavanger will be able to ride the Danish Gobike city- and commuter bicycles when they need to travel between hotels, businesses and conference events in August.

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Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

| June 16, 2014

Horsens council in Jutland has created a 0.6 km long green ‘corridor’ where transport, play, exercise and recreation have been taken to a new level.

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Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

| June 16, 2014

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark, the world’s first cycling embassy, will celebrate its 5 year birthday on May 12th. The day will be marked with a big reception for members and collaborators on Thursday June 26th. The Embassy’s Chairman, Troels Andersen, looks back at 5 fantastic years full of activity.

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Tony Lo awarded

Tony Lo awarded

| June 11, 2014

Vice-chairman Marianne Weinreich and Copenhagen Mayor Morten Kabell handing over the award to a representative from Giant. The CEO of cycling company Giant, Tony Lo, has been awarded with the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2014 at the Velo-City 2014 Conference in Adelaide.

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The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has hosted the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has hosted the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass

| May 19, 2014

From May 4th to May 10th, an assembly of Turkish, Brazilian, Mexican and American city planners from the EMBARQ network, as well as Turkish planners from public administrations gathered in Copenhagen for the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass.

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Major shopping centers reduces the use of bicycles

Major shopping centers reduces the use of bicycles

| May 8, 2014

A new report from the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark has been published. The report is on urban design’s effect on people’s cycling habits, and the results indicate that the establishment of major commercial shopping centers outside the cities weakens cycling.

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New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

| April 22, 2014

In late March, the new public bike sharing system in Copenhagen was launched. In late May, Aarhus will follow with 30 new light-weight public shared bikes.

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New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

| April 14, 2014

A new bicycle bridge in Copenhagen is taking shape. Last week, the last major bridge sections were lifted into place, and over the next months, one of Copenhagen’s most demanded bike improvements will be completed.

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