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.
Mom, can we go to the bicycle playground today? Around 5000 kids in Copenhagen have tested and approved the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s bicycle playground. Now it is going out to play in the rest of the country. Read more Good signals – for safety’s sake The City of Copenhagen has high ambitions when it comes […]
UCI Road World Championships hits Copenhagen The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is ready to greet the approximately 1,500 international journalists during the UCI Road World Championships—and show them how to bike the Danish way. Read more Cycling for a good cause Cycling as a sport has grown increasingly popular in Denmark over the last years, […]
Bicycle Account creates better bicycle conditions The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement. Read more Cycle City 2.0 The Danish cycle cities are continuously working to brand themselves. Just recently, Odense has […]
Making cycle training fun Good sense is crucial when we move about in traffic. But the imagination is our best ally if we want to teach our children to cycle both safely and happily. Read all about the positive Danish experiences with cycle training through play. READ MORE Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children […]
The Bicycle Butler – from scolding fingers to oil and a smile With its new approach to parking problems, the City of Copenhagen attempts to create behavioural change by offering cyclists an extra service. Read more Bicycle parking – to do or not to do! Where do the bicycles go when not in use? Get […]