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Cycle Super Highways in Greater Copenhagen area

Cycle Super Highways in Greater Copenhagen area

| February 2, 2011

”On your bike!” is the message being directed at citizens in the Greater Copenhagen area.

The message is part of a collaboration among 18 local authorities and the Capital Region of Denmark, who wish to create a network of bicycle commuter routes that encourage more people to bike to work.

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Variable-message signs for cyclists by right-turning trucks

Variable-message signs for cyclists by right-turning trucks

| January 17, 2011

Traffic accidents involving cyclists and right-turning have severe consequences. Because of the tragic traffic accidents related to cyclists and right-turning trucks, the Municipality of Aarhus and COWI have made a project, where the aim was to find a solution, which can reduce the number of casualties by right-turning accidents. Although it is the truck that […]

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Humps on path as alternatives to path bars

Humps on path as alternatives to path bars

| January 10, 2011

In order to maintain a high level of traffic safety, and at the same time do it more convenient for the cyclists to go by bike on the paths, a test where path bars are replaced with humps has been made in Lystrup near Århus in Denmark.

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CO2 neutral cycle path lighting in Aarhus

CO2 neutral cycle path lighting in Aarhus

| January 5, 2011

We meet him at the Skoedstrup exit outside of Aarhus in Denmark, just before twilight on a November day in 2010. Considering the high speed and the 9 km he has just cycled, he arrives in rather a relaxed mode, but this is quite characteristic for a fireball thrilled about his mission. We are talking about lighting of cycle paths with Pablo Celis, project manager for Aarhus Cycle City.

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Showing cyclists that they count

Showing cyclists that they count

| January 3, 2011

There are many infrastructure improvements devoted to increasing bicycle use, but perhaps none are more immediately enjoyed by the cyclist as the cyclist counter. Invented in Denmark, the cyclist counter represents the melding of infrastructure and public data in a way that is transparent, interactive and even fun for citizens – An interview with Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility for Veksø A/S

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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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Traffic calming – A cyclist’s best friend?

Traffic calming – A cyclist’s best friend?

| November 18, 2010

As the most densely populated municipality in Denmark, the City of Frederiksberg is under constant pressure from all road users to increase capacity. We asked Anne Mette Lundbirk to talk a bit about the competing demands between cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicles.

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How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

| November 15, 2010

Motorists’ and cyclists’ awareness of each other is central to traffic safety, and this awareness grows the more cyclists are on the road network – it is a positive spiral.

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Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

| November 15, 2010

Do you ever wonder why the Danes cycle so much? According to Lars Gemzøe at Gehl Architects, the reason is simply that it is so easy that the cycle tracks come to you as you go.

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Bicycle Parking

Bicycle Parking

| September 1, 2010

Cycling as a means of transport is on the increase in many towns and cities around the world, and further growth in the number of cyclists is expected in the coming years. At the same time, a lot is being done at many levels to get more people on their bicycles. However, not much thought […]

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Bicycle Parking Manual

Bicycle Parking Manual

| August 16, 2010

A manual on how to create good parking facilities

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The bicycle palette of Frederiksberg

The bicycle palette of Frederiksberg

Presentation by Lone Andersen from the Municipality of Frederiksberg

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Co-benefits of cycling

Co-benefits of cycling

Interview with John Whitelegg, Professor of Sustainable Transport, on the co-benefits of cycling

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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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Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

A team of 12 U.S. transportation professionals conducted in May 2009 an international scan in Europe focused on bicyclist

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