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New figures on cycling in Copenhagen break the record

New figures on cycling in Copenhagen break the record

| June 1, 2017

The City of Copenhagen has a long tradition of systematic data collection to document the development in cycling and identify future challenges. A new Annual Bicycle Report on Cycling was introduced last year as an addition to the biannual Bicycle Account. The 2017 Annual Bicycle Report confirms that cycling is still the preferred mode of

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Meet us at Velo-city 2017

Meet us at Velo-city 2017

| May 29, 2017

Visit our stand at Velo-city 2017 in June. Try our virtual reality bike tour, join our Bicycle Mayors’ Debate, and follow the handover of our annual Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion. Sharing Danish bicycle know-how True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be strongly represented at the world’s biggest cycling conference, Velo-city 2017

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Regional cycling survey provides regional bicycle knowledge

Regional cycling survey provides regional bicycle knowledge

The Capital Region of Denmark has, as the only region in Denmark – maybe in the world – made an overall regional cycling survey. The survey shows that cycling is doing well and that there are still big differences between the central municipalities Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the suburbs and the rural municipalities in the region.

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Handle the bike – prize-winning traffic safety seminar for sports cyclists

Handle the bike – prize-winning traffic safety seminar for sports cyclists

| May 29, 2017

In Denmark, and this sets it apart from many other countries, there is a more obvious and visible difference between sports cyclists and everyday cyclists. The vast majority of Danes do their day-to-day cycling in ordinary clothes – from jeans and suits to high heels; in many other countries around the world cycling is a

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Campaign celebrates the ‘unusual’ children who go to school themselves

Campaign celebrates the ‘unusual’ children who go to school themselves

| May 29, 2017

In 2012, The Municipality of Skanderborg launched the traffic campaign “The Unusuals” and the campaign is still on-going now, five years later. The aim was and is to get more school children to transport themselves as it will make them more confident in traffic and reduce the number of cars around the schools. The Municipality

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The Polis Conference: Call for greener transport

The Polis Conference: Call for greener transport

| December 1, 2016

“My city … Your city … Our cities together. Cities are playing an increasingly pivotal role in Europe. In particular, cities which dare to invest in an integrated approach to mobility, air quality, economic development and health are vital,” says Per Langenberg, Polis President 2016 and vice mayor for mobility, sustainability and culture of Rotterdam.

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