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Europe’s best cycle cities to spread the joy of cycling

Europe’s best cycle cities to spread the joy of cycling

| October 8, 2018

13 European cities are to inspire each other to become more bicycle friendly. Copenhagen have been appointed mentor city for Manchester, Riga and Helsinki and are themselves hoping to learn a thing or two from Amsterdam’s experiences with bicycle parking and handling abandoned bikes. Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Munich have been appointed as the three mentor

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How light creates safety and identity along the Cycle Superhighways

How light creates safety and identity along the Cycle Superhighways

| December 6, 2017

In 2016 Aalborg University and ÅF Lighting joined forces with Cycle Superhighways to create innovative lighting for the tunnels on the Cycle Superhighways in the Capital Region of Denmark. This light project is now being implemented on the Farum route. The main purpose of the Cycle Superhighways is to create better conditions for commuter cyclists and

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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 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 central

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Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

| September 15, 2017

This spring, the Municipality of Aalborg allowed cycling against the direction of traffic on 10 one-way streets in central Aalborg. A cheap and simple initiative signaling that cyclists are prioritized more and more in Aalborg. The discussion about cycling against traffic on one-way streets has been a sensitive political subject. With increasing political support, an

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Reinventing smaller roads in rural districts as recreative connections

Reinventing smaller roads in rural districts as recreative connections

| March 1, 2017

The Danish road network keeps growing and more and more Danes live in cities. Now, with a project supported by Realdania, the organisation Danish Cycle Tourism is looking at the possibilities of reinventing the smaller roads in the rural districts as recreative connections. The Danish public road network is in a growth spurt. From 1972

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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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