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CED Annual Report 2014

CED Annual Report 2014

| December 11, 2014

2014 was a busy year for the Cycling Embassy of Denmark. We celebrated our 5th anniversary, welcomed four new members to the organization, held our first Bikeable City Masterclass, received more than 100 delegations, participated in a number of conferences and workshops abroad, and much more.

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Chairman of CED speaking in Budapest

Chairman of CED speaking in Budapest

| December 2, 2014

Troels Andersen, Chairman of the board in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, is speaking at cycling conference in Budapest on December 2nd. The conference is part of a Complex Cycling Program based on the National Transport Strategy: “The main objective of the Program is to continue to increase the modal share of cycling. The Program […]

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German TV station NDR has visited Copenhagen

German TV station NDR has visited Copenhagen

| November 27, 2014

The German TV Station NDR has visited Copenhagen to do a report on the unique bicycle culture and liveability. The report features Niels Jensen aka the bicycle chief, traffic planner in the Municipality of Copenhagen.

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Outcome and recommendations from the FutureLab Masterclass

Outcome and recommendations from the FutureLab Masterclass

| November 21, 2014

FutureLab took place on the 28th and 29th of August 2014. The idea behind the FutureLab masterclass emerged in a partnership between Aalborg University Copenhagen and the City of Copenhagen as a part of SharingCPH. Over the course of two days, experts, researchers and practitioners, were gathered for the masterclass with intense workshops and inspiring discussions […]

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The Liveable City: Cycling Embassy of Denmark speaking in Manchester

The Liveable City: Cycling Embassy of Denmark speaking in Manchester

| November 19, 2014

 In partnership with the Manchester School of Architecture, RIBA North West and other local partners the Danish Embassy in the UK invites businesses, politicians, professionals and the general public to take part in talks, seminars and debates about the liveable city on November 20th – 27th in Manchester.

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HOE360 Consulting set to speak in London

HOE360 Consulting set to speak in London

| November 5, 2014

CED member Niels Hoe, CEO at HOE360 Consulting will talk at The 2nd Annual Walking & Cycling Infrastructure Conference in London on November 6th. HOE360 Consulting specialises in providing useful and value-added advice for Cycling and Green Mobility projects – be it the street corner that needs an upgrade or strategies to get more people biking. The conference […]

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E-bike award 2014 went to CED members GoBike

E-bike award 2014 went to CED members GoBike

| October 17, 2014

The Danish E-bike company and members of The Cycling Embassy of Denmark “GoBike”, has been awarded with the E-Bike Award 2014. The award came with €5,000 prize money.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

| October 14, 2014

Several representatives from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark are speaking at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference, “Den nasjonale Sykkelkonferansen” in Oslo from october 13-15.

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CED members speaking at Managenergy event in Venice

CED members speaking at Managenergy event in Venice

| September 30, 2014

Klaus Bondam, CEO of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, and Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility in VEKSØ and vice chairman in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, are speaking at the ManagEnergy networking event in Venice on October 1st.

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More US cities to visit Denmark in 2015

More US cities to visit Denmark in 2015

| September 24, 2014

  The purpose of the Green Lane Project, is to send politicians, business leaders, engineers, planners and community advocates to some of the Northern European cities where biking is a normal, desirable part of everyday life. The participants will meet the professionals and civic leaders who’ve led these cities to become some of the best within the […]

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CED members speaking at the Civitas Forum Conference in Casablanca

CED members speaking at the Civitas Forum Conference in Casablanca

| September 22, 2014

The two CED members Municipality of Copenhagen and Municipality of Odense will be represented at the 12th edition of the annual CIVITAS Forum Conference, which will take place between 23rd and 26th September 2014 in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco.

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Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting Copenhagen

Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting Copenhagen

| September 16, 2014

A delegation from Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting the Municipality of Copenhagen and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation on tuesday september 16th. The purpose of the visit is to seek inspiration from Copenhagen’s way of planning infrastructure, especially the bicycle planning program.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the CHAMP Final Workshop in Gent

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the CHAMP Final Workshop in Gent

| September 11, 2014

The CHAMP Project (Cycling Heroes Advancing Sustainable Mobility Practice) is coming to an end these days. The CHAMP Project was launched in October 2011, bringing together seven cycling cities which wanted to further improve their cycling policy and collect new ideas for making cycling more attractive and safer for their citizens. The cities were Bolzano, Burgos, Edinburgh, Groningen, […]

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CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

| August 28, 2014

On August 28.-29., the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is co-hosting a Masterclass with the purpose of exchanging knowledge between existing and start-up cycling cities. The first day will focus on why people in suburbs and villages around Amsterdam have a significantly higher share of cyclists compared to the surburbs and villages around Copenhagen. What can Copenhagen learn […]

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

| August 22, 2014

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation and The European Cyclists’ Federation will be hosting a workshop titled  “Local policies, science and advocacy for cycling”. The workshop will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 23rd October.

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New Zealanders seek inspiration from Copenhagen

New Zealanders seek inspiration from Copenhagen

| July 29, 2014

Today, two cycling professionals from New Zealand met with CED-member Niels Hoé from HOÈ360Consulting as part of a best-practice tour which included Copenhagen.

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CED will give lecture at the Delhi-Copenhagen Urban Challenge

CED will give lecture at the Delhi-Copenhagen Urban Challenge

| July 24, 2014

During these days, the Delhi-Copenhagen Urban Challenge is taking place in Copenhagen. On this occasion, Maria Helledi Streuli, Project Manager at the Municipality of Copenhagen, will host a lecture on mobility management.

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Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

| July 18, 2014

After an internship with Gehl Architects, two students from the University of Washington in the U.S. have produced a handbook on strategies for making better urban spaces for citizens of all ages based on their experiences with the Gehl approach and the Danish bicycle culture.

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Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

| July 7, 2014

Today, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark met with a delegation from the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The delegates are in Copenhagen this week to study the European Green Capital 2014.

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New bikes for the members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark

New bikes for the members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark

| June 27, 2014

On June 26th, the Cycling Embassy celebrated its 5 years anniversary. On this occasion the members of the embassy was equipped with new embassy bikes from Velorbis.

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