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Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

Aalborg introduces cycling against the direction of traffic in 10 one-way streets

| September 15, 2017

This spring, the Municipality of Aalborg allowed cycling against the direction of traffic on 10 one-way streets in central Aalborg. A cheap and simple initiative signaling that cyclists are prioritized more and more in Aalborg. The discussion about cycling against traffic on one-way streets has been a sensitive political subject. With increasing political support, an

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New Bicycle Track Priority Plan for Copenhagen

New Bicycle Track Priority Plan for Copenhagen

| September 15, 2017

By Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen and Maria Streuli  Analyses and citizens’ involvement have resulted in a detailed plan of how the bicycle track network in Copenhagen should be expanded before 2025. We want more people to cycle Even though a great many people are already cycling, the City of Copenhagen’s goal of 50% of people

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Cyclists and self-driving vehicles – challenges and potentials

Cyclists and self-driving vehicles – challenges and potentials

| September 15, 2017

The emergence of the autonomous vehicle has the potential to further enhance our traffic systems. But it also poses a number of challenges to our bicycle culture both in terms of safety, public health, and livability in our cities. Before the summer holidays, experts from Denmark and the Netherlands met to discuss the topic. Challenges and

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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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