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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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New handbook for school cycling

New handbook for school cycling

| November 26, 2013

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s new handbook for school cycling has just been published. The book gives concrete advice to parents, schools and municipalities on children cycling to and from school.

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It Pays Off to Bike to School

It Pays Off to Bike to School

| August 26, 2013

Getting children to bike to school benefits society in terms of both economy, health, and congestion says new report.  COWI has analyzed the effect of the popular Bike to School campaign which is organized by the Danish Cyclists’ federation and TrygFonden.

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

“Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012″ contains the most recent Danish bicycle knowhow on everything from infrastructure and road to campaigns and life style and updates the field since the publication of the first edition of “Collection of Cycle Concepts” from 2000.

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The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

| June 5, 2013

In May 2013, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched its new campaign, ”We can bike!” The campaign is based on the concept of “Cycling Games” and brings the bike into Danish kindergartens.

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New manual of structural ideas promoting active transport for school children

New manual of structural ideas promoting active transport for school children

| August 25, 2012

The Danish Cancer Society recently published a new manual on how to make Danish school roads more bicycle friendly and thereby increase the level of physical activity among school children.

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Bicycle playground in action

Bicycle playground in action

| February 14, 2012

In cooperation with the Nordea-foundation and WoodCouture, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation has developed the first mobile bicycle playground. Here, the more and less experienced bike kids can play themselves into secure cyclists.

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Mom, can we go to the bicycle playground today?

Mom, can we go to the bicycle playground today?

| December 20, 2011

Around 5000 kids in Copenhagen have tested and approved the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s bicycle playground. Now it is going out to play in the rest of the country.

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Cycle Summer School

Cycle Summer School

| September 12, 2011

This summer, the City of Odense staged its first cycle summer school. And it is safe to say it won’t be the last!

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150,000 children bike to school

150,000 children bike to school

| September 6, 2011

Yesterday – 5 September 2011 – more than 150,000 schoolchildren entered the campaign “Bike to School” organized by Danish Cyclists’ Federation. The number of participants is record high!

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GPS-tech makes cycling fun!

GPS-tech makes cycling fun!

| June 29, 2011

Kids are increasingly being transported on the back of their parents’ car instead of riding a bike. Many Danish municipalities wish to change this development. One way is to combine new technology with an old story!

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6 Jogos de Bicicleta

6 Jogos de Bicicleta

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark have developed a small booklet with six cycling games in Portuguese with the help of the Transporte Ativo and the Danish Cultural Institute.

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Play streets

Play streets

| December 14, 2010

The city can be a health-promoting place and stimulate the citizens’ taste for physical activity, but it can also promote disease through noise and air pollution. Odense has decided that they want to belong in the first category!

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Safe routes to school

Safe routes to school

| December 13, 2010

How can we influence the recent development where more and more children are driven to school, so the children instead get out of the car seats and up on their bicycles? Tools like school-route analyses and traffic policies can help make the task of securing the school routes more systematic and ensure that the resources are utilised in the best possible way.

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Campaign helps kids remember the lights

Campaign helps kids remember the lights

| December 13, 2010

Counts of bike lights in Denmark show that the number of cyclists with lights on has increased over the last five years. However, one in six still cycle without lights and is thus a danger to themselves and to others. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation is trying to rectify this tendency through the light and reflector campaign “LYS PÅ – med Ludvig” (LIGHTS ON – with Ludvig).

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Making cycle training fun

Making cycle training fun

| December 13, 2010

Good sense is crucial when we move about in traffic. But the imagination is our best ally if we want to teach our children to cycle both safely and happily. Read all about the positive Danish experiences with cycle training through play.

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Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

| December 13, 2010

The number of lifestyle-related diseases is on the rise. However, socio-economic studies show that there is a lot to be gained by learning healthy transport habits from an early age—both in terms of fitness ratings and good spirits.

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A record number of children are biking

A record number of children are biking

| September 16, 2010

Today – September 6th – more than 140.000 schoolchildren are biking to school

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Establishing a culture of cycling in the childhood

Establishing a culture of cycling in the childhood

A presentation of a practical approach to children and cycling from Velo-city 2007

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