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Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

| September 26, 2014

In Odense, during the spring, a new, exciting cycling project will start called “Cycling without age”, that gives the elderly the opportunity for coming together, getting new experiences and wind in the hair in the company of committed volunteers – and there is loads of cycling!

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The Cycle Snake

The Cycle Snake

| September 26, 2014

The story behind the City of Copenhagen’s new bicycle bridge, the Cycle Snake, is the story of an overpass that benefits the city space and road users.

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Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

| September 26, 2014

Fewer than one percent of all commuters in Johannesburg cycle. But that could soon change. Danish advisors have been to Jo’burg to get the process started.

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New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

| July 22, 2014

On July 4th, the Minister of Transport in Denmark launched a new strategy aimed towards getting more people to use their bikes. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation contributed to the final strategy and is very pleased with the outcome.

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Velo-city Down Under!

Velo-city Down Under!

| June 16, 2014

This year – for the first time in the Velo-city history – the biggest cycling conference in the World was held in the Southern hemisphere – in Adelaide, Australia. And true to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present to share Danish bicycle knowhow and hand over its Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion.

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Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

| June 16, 2014

The participants of the international oil conference ONS2014 in Stavanger will be able to ride the Danish Gobike city- and commuter bicycles when they need to travel between hotels, businesses and conference events in August.

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Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

| June 16, 2014

Horsens council in Jutland has created a 0.6 km long green ‘corridor’ where transport, play, exercise and recreation have been taken to a new level.

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Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

| June 16, 2014

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark, the world’s first cycling embassy, will celebrate its 5 year birthday on May 12th. The day will be marked with a big reception for members and collaborators on Thursday June 26th. The Embassy’s Chairman, Troels Andersen, looks back at 5 fantastic years full of activity.

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First Bikeable City Masterclass – a success!

First Bikeable City Masterclass – a success!

| June 16, 2014

  In May, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark hosted a masterclass in Copenhagen for urban planners of the organisation EMBARQ from Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, its headquarters in Washington, and their partners from Turkish municipalities.

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From asphalt to behaviour – more cyclists in Copenhagen

From asphalt to behaviour – more cyclists in Copenhagen

| April 10, 2014

How do we make more car drivers take the bicycle to work and school each morning? That was the challenge given to IS IT A BIRD by The Technical and Environmental Administration in the City of Copenhagen earlier this year.

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34 new mobility projects in Odense

34 new mobility projects in Odense

| April 10, 2014

In 2009 Odense City Council passed an ambitious traffic and mobility plan that is meant to markedly change the infrastructure of the city and further sustainable traffic.

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To cycle or not to cycle…

To cycle or not to cycle…

| April 10, 2014

What does it take for the Danes to cycle? Most people know that cycling is healthier than going by car or bus. Even so, it is hard for people to change their behaviour. Both the physical surroundings and individual conditions influence our choice of our means of transport in our daily lives.

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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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New handbook for school cycling

New handbook for school cycling

| November 26, 2013

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s new handbook for school cycling has just been published. The book gives concrete advice to parents, schools and municipalities on children cycling to and from school.

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Kisses on the cheek and tango – the Cycling Embassy of Denmark in Buenos Aires

Kisses on the cheek and tango – the Cycling Embassy of Denmark in Buenos Aires

| November 26, 2013

Geographically, three CED members were very far away when they participated in the event IbikeABC. IbikeABC was a co-operation between the city administration of Buenos Aires, the Dutch Cultural Institute and the Danish Embassy in Buenos Aires.

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A city bike costs 17,000 kroner

A city bike costs 17,000 kroner

| November 26, 2013

Mistakes and misunderstandings concerning the price of Copenhagen’s new city bikes have overshadowed the debate about the possibilities offered by the new bike. That is a shame since the city bike is a perfect fit with recommendations from The Congestion Commission and Minister of Transport Pia Olsen Dyhr’s visions for more and better cycle traffic.

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The Dutch approach – lessons learnt from a Danish perspective

The Dutch approach – lessons learnt from a Danish perspective

| November 26, 2013

What can Danish cycle planners learn from the Dutch? This was the key question when a large group of members from Cycling Embassy of Denmark went on a study trip in September 2013. 23 cycling specialists visited 6 different Dutch cities and our twin organisation, the Dutch Cycling Embassy.

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It Pays Off to Bike to School

It Pays Off to Bike to School

| August 26, 2013

Getting children to bike to school benefits society in terms of both economy, health, and congestion says new report.  COWI has analyzed the effect of the popular Bike to School campaign which is organized by the Danish Cyclists’ federation and TrygFonden.

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Chicagohagen: lessons learned from Denmark

Chicagohagen: lessons learned from Denmark

| August 26, 2013

Once the stomping grounds of Al Capone, Chicago’s ambition is now to become the number one cycle city in the U.S. In July, they journeyed to Copenhagen to seek counsel and inspiration from members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark on how to become “Chicagohagen.”

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Are cyclists good customers?

Are cyclists good customers?

| August 26, 2013

This was the question asked in a comprehensive study conducted by the City of Copenhagen on the link between shopping and transport mode. The answer is yes!

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