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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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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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