The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and its EMBARQ sustainable mobility initiative recently published its new guidelines “Cities Safer by Design.” This report provides key design principles for cities to make street safer. The publication was qualified during EMBARQ’s participation in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s “Bikeable City Masterclass.”
Vice-chairman of the CED, Marianne Weinreich from VEKSØ, is joining the STARTS School Travel Conference in London on January 15 to share best practice examples of school cycling in Denmark.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.