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The biggest news items of 2013

The biggest news items of 2013

| December 30, 2013

We have had a look at what our readers liked in 2013. Perhaps you missed some of the articles?

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New handbook for school cycling

New handbook for school cycling

| November 26, 2013

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s new handbook for school cycling has just been published. The book gives concrete advice to parents, schools and municipalities on children cycling to and from school.

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A city bike costs 17,000 kroner

A city bike costs 17,000 kroner

| November 26, 2013

Mistakes and misunderstandings concerning the price of Copenhagen’s new city bikes have overshadowed the debate about the possibilities offered by the new bike. That is a shame since the city bike is a perfect fit with recommendations from The Congestion Commission and Minister of Transport Pia Olsen Dyhr’s visions for more and better cycle traffic.

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Press release: Cyclists and Cycling Around the World

Press release: Cyclists and Cycling Around the World

| November 19, 2013

“Cyclists and Cycling Around the World” is a visionary book of remarkable breadth, highlighting the increasingly valuable and fascinatingly complex role of the bicycle in contemporary urban life and experience.

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Cycling safety – what Copenhagen can teach global cities

Cycling safety – what Copenhagen can teach global cities

| November 12, 2013

Mobility, planning and cycling: a study from Lund University in Sweden has compared the role of urban cycling and transport planning in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden, and the results could serve as a guide for other cities struggling with cycling safety. Watch a small teaser for the PhD study.

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New Cycling Action Plan for Aalborg

New Cycling Action Plan for Aalborg

| October 14, 2013

Just before summer 2013, a new Cycling Action Plan was approved by the Aalborg technical committee. The action plan is the third of its kind (following similar plans in 2005 and 2009).

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It Pays Off to Bike to School

It Pays Off to Bike to School

| August 26, 2013

Getting children to bike to school benefits society in terms of both economy, health, and congestion says new report.  COWI has analyzed the effect of the popular Bike to School campaign which is organized by the Danish Cyclists’ federation and TrygFonden.

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Are cyclists good customers?

Are cyclists good customers?

| August 26, 2013

This was the question asked in a comprehensive study conducted by the City of Copenhagen on the link between shopping and transport mode. The answer is yes!

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Copenhagen’ s new bike share system unveiled

Copenhagen’ s new bike share system unveiled

| August 23, 2013

The wait will soon be over: the Municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg are getting a new bike share system. The new bikes were presented by Minister of Transport, Pia Olsen Dyhr, Mayor of Copenhagen’s Technical and Environmental Administration, Ayfer Baykal, and Mayor of Frederiskberg, Jørgen Glenthøj.

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

“Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012″ contains the most recent Danish bicycle knowhow on everything from infrastructure and road to campaigns and life style and updates the field since the publication of the first edition of “Collection of Cycle Concepts” from 2000.

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Bikeability

Bikeability

| June 5, 2013

Though many Danes bike, there is still potential to get even more people to bike and to give those who already do so better conditions. The Danish research project, Bikeability, comprises a number of studies that give recommendations as to how to make this happen. Here are some of the latest results.

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Leaders jump in the saddle to network

Leaders jump in the saddle to network

Randers has had such great success getting more people to jump on the bike that local business leaders have been inspired to form their own cycling network. Instead of meeting in an office, they hold their meetings in the saddle.

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The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

| June 5, 2013

In May 2013, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched its new campaign, ”We can bike!” The campaign is based on the concept of “Cycling Games” and brings the bike into Danish kindergartens.

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Odense creates bike-keen school children

Odense creates bike-keen school children

| June 5, 2013

In the Municipality of Odense’s project, “Cycle School,” the bike has become part of the solution to many challenges rather than a question of why the kids don’t bike to school. Here, the bike has been integrated into all aspects of the school’s daily routines.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

| June 5, 2013

In June 2013, city and traffic planners, NGOs, researchers and other cycle experts from around the world will gather at Velo-city 2013 in Vienna. Of course, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will also be on the spot. Come and meet us at our exhibit and exchange knowledge with us.

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Cycling and mobile apps

Cycling and mobile apps

| June 5, 2013

Bicycle-related mobile apps offer a wealth of new and exciting opportunities and gives us the world of cycling close at hand – 24/7 wherever we are.

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500 meters of bicycle parking

500 meters of bicycle parking

| June 5, 2013

Is Copenhagen getting the world’s longest bike rack? No, but they are getting 1,000 new bicycle parking spaces before summer.

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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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Newsletter 11.June 2013

Newsletter 11.June 2013

Get the latests results from the research project, Bikeability, find inspiration on how to motivate business leaders to jump in the saddle, and much more. Read our latest newsletter from June 2013.

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Copenhagen’s Bicycle Account

Copenhagen’s Bicycle Account

Historically high levels of cycling in Copenhagen. Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account 2012 has just hit the streets.

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