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Students help municipality reach its goal for number of people cycling

Students help municipality reach its goal for number of people cycling

| December 6, 2017

By Gorm Baagøe Andersen, Kolding Municipality and Birger Villadsen, COWI This autumn, more than 200 students from four gymnasiums in Kolding have worked with cycling in a project run by Kolding Municipality and the consultancy firms Welearn and COWI. The goal of the project is that the students’ ideas contribute to get more people cycling.Kolding

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Women bike for integration

Women bike for integration

| December 6, 2017

By Hanne Thomsen-Mühlbrand og Lene Ahle Skoubo, Herning Municipality and Anne Marie Lautrup, Rambøll ”Cycling is dangerous for women .” This is what many doctors said when Danish women first started cycling. Since then the bicycle has become a part of Danish culture and a natural choice when it comes to transport – both for

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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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New Danish bus campaign to prevent right-turn accidents

New Danish bus campaign to prevent right-turn accidents

| February 24, 2017

Denmark does a lot to prevent accidents involving trucks and cyclists. Still, 2016 set a tragic record as seven cyclists were killed by right-turning trucks. This is a significant increase compared to previous years. So, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation focusses on the problem with a new bus campaign. Despite preventive efforts, seven cyclists died in

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Can cycling prevent cancer?

Can cycling prevent cancer?

| November 30, 2016

At the World Cancer Congress in Paris, the Danish Cancer Society was invited to present a new project. The project presented is a Danish initiative called ´Go cycling Denmark´ (Ta’ cyklen Danmark), which highlights the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in countering illnesses such as cancer. The award winning conference is one of the leading

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