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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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Thoughts on Velo-City 2013 in Vienna

Thoughts on Velo-City 2013 in Vienna

| August 26, 2013

June 11-14, more than 1,400 traffic planners, architects, consultants, scholars, decision makers, NGOs and bicycle enthusiasts met in Vienna to inspire and share their knowledge on promoting cycling as a means of transport. A delegation of 25 represented the CED, and like the other conference goers, we had an amazing bicycle week in Vienna.

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Newsletter 11.June 2013

Newsletter 11.June 2013

Get the latests results from the research project, Bikeability, find inspiration on how to motivate business leaders to jump in the saddle, and much more. Read our latest newsletter from June 2013.

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Velo-City Global 2010 in Copenhagen

Velo-City Global 2010 in Copenhagen

| November 15, 2010

The celebration of the first Velo-City Global was a perfect kick-off for the development of pedal power worldwide. Watch some of the highlights from the conference here.

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Bicycle parking – to do or not to do!

Bicycle parking – to do or not to do!

| November 15, 2010

Where do the bicycles go when not in use? Get advice on best practice and bicycle parking do’s and don’ts before deciding on your next bicycle parking facility.

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Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

| November 15, 2010

Do you ever wonder why the Danes cycle so much? According to Lars Gemzøe at Gehl Architects, the reason is simply that it is so easy that the cycle tracks come to you as you go.

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Cycling and leisure time

Cycling and leisure time

| November 15, 2010

Combining bicycle-related events with already existing events is a great way to promote leisure-time cycling. Follow the example of Odense.

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How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

| November 15, 2010

Motorists’ and cyclists’ awareness of each other is central to traffic safety, and this awareness grows the more cyclists are on the road network – it is a positive spiral.

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The Bicycle Butler – from scolding fingers to oil and a smile

The Bicycle Butler – from scolding fingers to oil and a smile

| November 3, 2010

With its new approach to parking problems, the City of Copenhagen attempts to create behavioural change by offering cyclists an extra service.

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