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New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

| April 22, 2014

In late March, the new public bike sharing system in Copenhagen was launched. In late May, Aarhus will follow with 30 new light-weight public shared bikes. 250 brand new and high-tech bikes have been introduced in  Copenhagen. The bikes are electric powered and has a built-in tablet. The tablet provides Internet and GPS connectivity, and everything […]

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New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

| April 14, 2014

A new bicycle bridge in Copenhagen is taking shape. Last week, the last major bridge sections were lifted into place, and over the next months, one of Copenhagen’s most demanded bike improvements will be completed. The 12,000 cyclists who every day has to pull their bike up and down the stairs at Copenhagen Mall, will […]

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34 new mobility projects in Odense

34 new mobility projects in Odense

| April 10, 2014

In 2009 Odense City Council passed an ambitious traffic and mobility plan that is meant to markedly change the infrastructure of the city and further sustainable traffic. Since it was opened in 1970, the large city through road Thomas B. Thriges Gade has been heavily debated and many suggestions for projects have been suggested over […]

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New publication from the City of Copenhagen

New publication from the City of Copenhagen

| April 10, 2014

Focus on cycling is a new publication, communicating guidelines for the road projects in the city of Copenhagen. The purpose is to contribute to road projects in Copenhagen being designed so that bicycle traffic is considered as optimal as possible.

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New Intelligent Cycle Track Lighting

New Intelligent Cycle Track Lighting

| April 8, 2014

The Municipality of Middelfart can boast of having the most modern type of lighting: The lights turn themselves on when a cyclist or pedestrian comes by, and then turns itself down low again. Watch the video!

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Desde el asfalto a los patrones de conducta – más ciclistas en Copenhague

Desde el asfalto a los patrones de conducta – más ciclistas en Copenhague

| April 1, 2014

Por Line Groes    ¿Cómo podemos llegar a más conductores para que viajen en bicicleta por las mañanas camino al trabajo y al estudio? Éste fue el reto que nos puso la Administración Técnica y del Ambiente de la Municipalidad de Copenhague a principios de este año, a propósito de una ambiciosa meta de aumentar el […]

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34 neue Mobilitätsprojekte in Odense

34 neue Mobilitätsprojekte in Odense

| April 1, 2014

Im Jahr 2009 beschloss der Stadtrat von Odense einen ehrgeizigen Verkehrs- und Mobilitätsplan, der die Infrastruktur der Stadt auf spürbare Weise ändern und nachhaltigen Verkehr fördern soll. Seit seiner Öffnung im Jahr 1970 bildet der große Straßendurchbruch Thomas B. Thriges Gade immer wieder den Gegenstand großer Debatten, und viele, die gesamte Stadtmitte betreffende Projektentwürfe sind […]

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34 nuevos proyectos de movilidad en Odense

34 nuevos proyectos de movilidad en Odense

| April 1, 2014

En el 2009, el Consejo Municipal de Odense aprobó un ambicioso plan de movilidad y tráfico, que de manera significativa cambiará la infraestructura de la ciudad y promoverá el transporte sostenible. Desde su inauguración en 1970, el mayor avance de la ciudad, la calle Thomas B. Thrigesgade, ha sido motivo de un gran debate y […]

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Una nueva publicación de la Municipalidad de Copenhague

Una nueva publicación de la Municipalidad de Copenhague

| April 1, 2014

 “Enfocando en el Ciclismo” es una nueva publicación que difunde lineamientos para los proyectos viales de la Municipalidad de Copenhague. El objetivo es contribuir a que los proyectos de vialidad en Copenhague sean diseñados de manera que el tráfico de bicicletas esté integrado en la planificación de la mejor manera posible.   Niels Tørsløv, Director […]

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Neue Publikation der Stadt Kopenhagen

Neue Publikation der Stadt Kopenhagen

| April 1, 2014

Focus on Cycling ist eine neue Publikation, die die Richtlinien für die Verkehrsprojekte der Stadt Kopenhagen darlegen soll. Die Darstellung soll dazu beitragen, in Kopenhagen Verkehrsprojekte zu entwickeln, die den Fahrradverkehr auf bestmögliche Weise berücksichtigen. Über die Veröffentlichung schreibt Niels Tørsløv, Direktor des Straßenverkehrsamtes der Stadt Kopenhagen: “Das Ziel der in Focus on Cycling vorgestellten […]

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Creating the world’s best city for cyclists

Creating the world’s best city for cyclists

| March 14, 2014

There is hardly any other city in the world that encourages bicycle traffic like Copenhagen. In doing so, the city called on consulting group COWI for help. By using advanced simulating software called PTV Vissim, COWI was able to realistically simulate current and future bicycle traffic. Read the full article here

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Sustainable City Development in Milan

Sustainable City Development in Milan

| March 12, 2014

The North Italian City of Milano wants to become greener by using Danish solutions. Therefore, Danish based Bikway and CED members Gehl Architects, HOE360 Consulting and the City of Copenhagen visited Milano in order to share their expertise and engage in a co-creation workshop on the green future of the city. The aim is to […]

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

The first edition of Collection of Cycle Concepts was published in 2000 and enjoyed a wide circulation among everyone interested in bicycle traffic. The simultaneous publication of the English version spread the Danish bicycle traffic experience to many parts of the world. The second edition, Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012, updates the field, featuring new […]

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New bridge for pedestrians and cyclists in Odense

New bridge for pedestrians and cyclists in Odense

| June 5, 2013

Danish infrastructure design specialists Gottlieb Paludan Architects head the winning team of the invited project competition for a new foot and cycle bridge across the railway in the centre of Odense, the third-largest city in Denmark.

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ITS makes cycling safer

ITS makes cycling safer

| February 8, 2013

Increasing numbers of cyclists on Copenhagen’s cycle tracks require new approaches to planning and implementing cycling infrastructure. Casper Wulff of consulting company and new member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, Rambøll, points to ITS technology as part of the answer. 

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New Report on National Cycle Routes in Denmark

New Report on National Cycle Routes in Denmark

| January 10, 2013

In 1993, Denmark established the world’s first official signed national cycle route network. Since the establishment of the approx. 3,500 km of routes, however, there has not been so much focus on it. A new report on the condition of the routes proposes changes to route structure and signage.

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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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Cycle Super Highways to generate more cyclists in Greater Copenhagen Area

Cycle Super Highways to generate more cyclists in Greater Copenhagen Area

Commuters keen on cycling to their place of work or education in the Greater Copenhagen area have just gotten their first route in what will become a whole network of world-class cycle routes. Denmark’s first ‘cycle super highway’ between the suburb Albertslund and Copenhagen’s City Centre opened in April. 

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Travel at the speed of light in Aalborg

Travel at the speed of light in Aalborg

Cyclists travelling on the commuter route between the university and the city centre will now get through the Hadsundvej/Humlebakken intersection easier. During day the cyclists can follow a series of green lane lights in the cycle path. In the evening, the cyclists themselves activate green light in the intersection.

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To Drive or not to Drive

To Drive or not to Drive

Vehicular traffic is taking over the Chinese cities. Still there are a high number of cyclists on the streets. But the bicycle culture is suffering under the new king of the road and so are the cities.

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