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Conference: How can smart infrastructure change behavior?

Conference: How can smart infrastructure change behavior?

| December 7, 2016

At the conference Danish Road Forum (Vejforum) in the city of Nyborg, Denmark, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is present and will be promoting urban cycling on November 7th to November 8th.  For the 16th time the biggest national conference in Denmark for leaders, employees and scholars in the road sector takes place. At […]

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Collaboration for creating a better city

Collaboration for creating a better city

| November 29, 2016

In Denmark it´s unthinkable to redesign a city or neighborhood without including bike facilities and infrastructure. But cycling knowledge won’t make a city on its own, therefore HOE306 Consulting collaborate, with other professional competencies in order to make great space to live and interact. Part of the winning team HOE360 Consulting had the great pleasure […]

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Bicycle lanes and traffic reorganization save Gladsaxe Municipality half a billion DKK

Bicycle lanes and traffic reorganization save Gladsaxe Municipality half a billion DKK

| November 29, 2016

STUDY: Gladsaxe Municipality has saved expenses of around half a billion DKK on healthcare since 1986. Traffic reorganization has resulted in fewer accidents and more bicycle lanes have resulted in more people cycling. Together this has meant great reductions in healthcare expenses. The purpose of Gladsaxe’s long-term work on speed reductions, traffic safety and the construction of bicycle lanes has been […]

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Aalborg focuses on co-operation and experiments

Aalborg focuses on co-operation and experiments

| September 29, 2016

It requires extraordinary efforts to retain and develop cycling in a city. In Aalborg, collaborations that include experiments and evaluation in order to bring Aalborg to the forefront amongst the leading cycling municipalities play a central role. Lately, two projects with Aalborg University have provided valuable input to continued development. In the last few years, […]

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A bicycle became the motor of change

A bicycle became the motor of change

| September 19, 2016

In Aarhus we make a serious effort to further development and innovation in many areas. The character of the city is changing. The number of citizens is increasing, and we are seeing the appearance of new districts as well as a new skyline, new businesses, new places of study, new cultural institutions, a huge new […]

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In Denmark kids are bicycling to school from the first day

In Denmark kids are bicycling to school from the first day

| September 14, 2016

Every year when a new class of Danish children starts school, they are also preparing themselves to getting to school for the first time. Traditionally, the year group of children is primarily being taught traffic safety. However at the municipality of Odense in Denmark, they are promoting bicycling in schools by adding it to the […]

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The future of the bicycle

The future of the bicycle

| September 7, 2016

Tuesday the 30th of August 2016, politicians, cycling enthusiasts, and specialists were gathered at a national bicycle conference at Christiansborg, hosted by The Social Democrats and the Danish Cyclists´ Federation. The purpose of the conference was to debate the political issues regarding bicycle planning. The focus of the conference was the bicycle culture of the […]

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Municipality of Gladsaxe this year’s Danish municipality of biking.

Municipality of Gladsaxe this year’s Danish municipality of biking.

| June 6, 2016

The following year, the Municipality of Gladsaxe will hold the title of this year’s bike municipality. Every year since 2005 the Danish Cyclists’ Federation has announced a new winner of the title at the National Danish Bike Conference For many years the Municipality of Gladsaxe has worked to create good and safe bike lanes. As […]

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Rain makes the light go green for cyclists in the Danish city of Odense

Rain makes the light go green for cyclists in the Danish city of Odense

| May 10, 2016

As the first city in Northern Europe, Odense has implemented a brand new rain sensor in a traffic light along their Super Bike Highway which enables the intersection to measure when it is raining. As a result cyclists will experience up to 20 second longer periods of green light, meaning less time standing still at […]

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New Research: city layouts control our mobility

New Research: city layouts control our mobility

| April 5, 2016

A new study published in the scientific journal The Lancet proves that the layout of your local neighbourhood determines your mobility choices, says the Danish newspaper Politiken. The study is based on 6.800 adults in 14 cities across 10 countries, and determines that people living in neighbourhoods built to promote walking and cycling get up to […]

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Bicycle Account from Copenhagen

Bicycle Account from Copenhagen

| May 6, 2015

The Municipality of Copenhagen have published their new bicycle account for 2013-2014, and it shows positive results. Almost 50% of those who work or study in Copenhagen arrive by bike.

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Municipality of Randers

Municipality of Randers

| November 18, 2014

A Danish City with Focus on Cycling During the last 5 years the Municipality of Randers has been working more intensively with cycling than ever. That effort has succeeded in an increase in the amount of cyclists and the designation of being the official Cycling Municipality of Denmark 2013 although Randers has a hilly countryside.  Electric […]

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CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

| September 3, 2014

CykelScore (CycleScore) is a concept developed by the Danish IT company Kofoed & Co. The idea is to motivate more people to get on their bike. The participants collect points by bike, by checking in at checkpoints around town. This is done either by a chip or by smartphone. Since 2011, CycleScore has been an […]

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Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

| August 12, 2014

Since spring 2013, an occupational center in Aarhus has rented more than 100 electric bikes to the employees in the municipality. Social and health care workers are amongst the most frequent users.

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New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

| April 22, 2014

In late March, the new public bike sharing system in Copenhagen was launched. In late May, Aarhus will follow with 30 new light-weight public shared bikes.

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New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

| April 14, 2014

A new bicycle bridge in Copenhagen is taking shape. Last week, the last major bridge sections were lifted into place, and over the next months, one of Copenhagen’s most demanded bike improvements will be completed.

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Focus on Cycling – New publication from the City of Copenhagen

Focus on Cycling – New publication from the City of Copenhagen

| April 10, 2014

Focus on cycling is a new publication, communicating guidelines for the road projects in the city of Copenhagen. The purpose is to contribute to road projects in Copenhagen being designed so that bicycle traffic is considered as optimal as possible.

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Municipality of Copenhagen

Municipality of Copenhagen

| June 2, 2013

The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.

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Municipality of Rudersdal

Municipality of Rudersdal

| March 1, 2013

For many years the Municipality of Rudersdal has worked to promote bike-possibilities for its inhabitants. With its numerous green scenic areas, and a great network of bicycle friendly paths including dedicated bike infrastructure, the Municipality of Rudersdal makes an active effort in promoting cycling in its area for all types of bicyclists, be it riders […]

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Municipality of Esbjerg

Municipality of Esbjerg

| May 2, 2012

The Municipality of Esbjerg recently joined the Cycling Embassy of Denmark. Read more about Esbjerg here.

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