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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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New Bicycle Account: Bicycles outnumber cars in central Copenhagen

New Bicycle Account: Bicycles outnumber cars in central Copenhagen

| December 5, 2017

The new Bicycle Account for 2016 is out and it it shows that cycling is still the preferred mode of transportation to work and education in Copenhagen.  Since 2014, the number of kilometers cycled on an average weekday in Copenhagen has increased from 1.34 to 1.4 million. In fact, this year cyclists outnumbered cars in

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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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Shaping great cities for cycling and public space – the Danish way

Shaping great cities for cycling and public space – the Danish way

| January 10, 2017

On January 11. 2017, Klaus Bondam, CEO of the Danish Cyclists Federation and member of The Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is participating and speaking at the World Resources Institute´s event in Washington, D.C.  In his presentation, Klaus Bondam will be speaking on ways of rethinking urban transportation. As the former deputy-mayor of Copenhagen and

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The Polis Conference: Call for greener transport

The Polis Conference: Call for greener transport

| December 1, 2016

“My city … Your city … Our cities together. Cities are playing an increasingly pivotal role in Europe. In particular, cities which dare to invest in an integrated approach to mobility, air quality, economic development and health are vital,” says Per Langenberg, Polis President 2016 and vice mayor for mobility, sustainability and culture of Rotterdam.

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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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