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Students help municipality reach its goal for number of people cycling

Students help municipality reach its goal for number of people cycling

| December 6, 2017

By Gorm Baagøe Andersen, Kolding Municipality and Birger Villadsen, COWI This autumn, more than 200 students from four gymnasiums in Kolding have worked with cycling in a project run by Kolding Municipality and the consultancy firms Welearn and COWI. The goal of the project is that the students’ ideas contribute to get more people cycling.Kolding

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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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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 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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The City Bike is the Best Urban Initiative 2017

The City Bike is the Best Urban Initiative 2017

| September 15, 2017

By Sofie Kyhn Jakobsen  This May, the Copenhagen City Bike, Bycyklen, won the category “Best Urban Initiative” in an annual “Best in the city” competition. The users of the bikes were the ones who voted for Bycyklen to take first place. The other nominees were strong names such as Urban Riggers (houses on the water,

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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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