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.
Copenhagen is European Green Capital 2014. On this occasion, the European Commission’s Green Capital Award Ceremony is held at The Black Diamond in Copenhagen on June 24th.
Vice-chairman Marianne Weinreich and Copenhagen Mayor Morten Kabell handing over the award to a representative from Giant. The CEO of cycling company Giant, Tony Lo, has been awarded with the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2014 at the Velo-City 2014 Conference in Adelaide.
From May 4th to May 10th, an assembly of Turkish, Brazilian, Mexican and American city planners from the EMBARQ network, as well as Turkish planners from public administrations gathered in Copenhagen for the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass.
The program for Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 is now live! It has an exciting mix of keynote speakers, concurrent session topics involving more than 170 presenters, social activities, tours and workshops.
This week Klaus Bondam, director of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and former Cycling Mayor of Copenhagen, has given lectures about the benefits and the international potential of the Danish cycling culture in Belgium, England and Germany.
The book “Aspects of active travel – How to encourage people to walk or cycle in urban areas” is now available. Marianne Weinreich of VEKSØ, member and Vice Chair of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, has contributed to the book with an article about Danish best practice.
The Cycling Embassy of Denmark recently joined forces with officials from Britain’s CTC and Ireland’s Cyclists.ie to support cycling advocates in Northern Ireland.
The Consulate General of Denmark in Shanghai is organizing an exhibition on Danish bike culture in Shanghai from 4th to 7th May 2011. At the exhibition, visitors have the opportunity to meet and talk with Mr Niels Hoé-Svendsen from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark about Danish Bicycle Culture and the possibility to take a ride on the bicycles from the Danish EXPO Pavilion.