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The United States Secretary of Transportation wants to learn Danish cycling culture

The United States Secretary of Transportation wants to learn Danish cycling culture

| April 20, 2016

Monday April 18th the US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, took part in a bike ride through Copenhagen where Klaus Bondam, the CEO of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, spoke about Danish cycling culture and how Copenhagen had overcome many of issues now facing cycling in the US. When asked whether it was possible for the […]

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Denmark ranked world’s happiest nation

Denmark ranked world’s happiest nation

| March 21, 2016

We have held the title before, but been stuck behind countries like Iceland and Switzerland the last few years. This year, for the first time, the World Happiness Report has a specific focus on inequality and well-being. This means that indicators such as income, poverty, education, health, and good government now play a much more […]

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Philippe Crist of the International Transport Forum wins the 2016 Leadership Award at Velo-City Taipei

Philippe Crist of the International Transport Forum wins the 2016 Leadership Award at Velo-City Taipei

| February 29, 2016

Each year the Cycling Embassy of Denmark awards one organisation or individual with the Leadership Awards for Cycling Promotion. This year Mortel Kabell, the Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs at the City of Copenhagen, presented the award to Philippe Crist from the International Transport Forum at OECD. 

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The Cycling Embassy of Denmark strongly represented at Velo-City Global 2016

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark strongly represented at Velo-City Global 2016

| February 24, 2016

In just a few days the Velo-City Global conference of 2016 will take place. Each year this conference brings together the leading people within cycling infrastructure, culture, and technology and once again the embassy is strongly represented. This year’s conference will take place in Taiwan (read more here) a city which has put substantial effort […]

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Copenhagen invests in online intelligent traffic signals for the entire city

Copenhagen invests in online intelligent traffic signals for the entire city

| February 17, 2016

No more red waves and heavy traffic at low speed, when driving to and from work. Copenhagen has invested in 380 new intelligent traffic signals, in order to replace the old light. The new signals will save bus passengers between 5 and 20 percent of their travel time, according to the municipality. The traffic lights […]

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Developing cycling highways in Greater Copenhagen

Developing cycling highways in Greater Copenhagen

| October 2, 2015

Cycle Super Highways play an essential role in making the Greater Copenhagen area the biggest cycling regions in the world. The highways are meant to encourage people to change their means of transportation from using cars to bicycles. Check out the video about the Cycle Super Highways.

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Cycling Without Age ships rickshaws across the globe

Cycling Without Age ships rickshaws across the globe

| July 9, 2015

Soon, elderly across the globe will get wind in their hair. Local fiery souls have succeeded in collecting over 400,000 DKK for Cycling Without Age’s campaign which was launched this May.

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Falco

Falco

| July 9, 2015

Falco designs, manufactures and supplies all types of standard and custom made urban furniture. All of our products are produced in high quality, user-friendly design and with good durability in mind. Falco is very aware of its social responsibility, and our employees health and safety, product usability and function as well as our care for […]

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Denmark’s shortest cycle track

Denmark’s shortest cycle track

| June 10, 2015

10 meters long – or short perhaps – that is the length of a newly-opened cycle track south of Denmark’s second-largest city, Aarhus.

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High-profile leaders in the running for CED’s Leadership Award 2015

High-profile leaders in the running for CED’s Leadership Award 2015

| May 26, 2015

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has received nominations for our Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion from near and far this year. The winner will be announced during the Velo-city conference in Nantes in early June.

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The first bicycle street in Copenhagen

The first bicycle street in Copenhagen

| May 22, 2015

2014 became the year when Copenhagen got its first bicycle street. It started out as a part of a traffic experiment in the city centre. By Julie Pedersen, Copenhagen Municipality

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Cycling Without Age – Goes International

Cycling Without Age – Goes International

| May 13, 2015

The Danish organisation, Cycling Without Age, launches new international campaign to spread the succesful concept to the rest of the world.

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By og Landskab

By og Landskab

| February 9, 2015

New member of the CED.

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New video introducing Copenhagen’s new “gobike”

New video introducing Copenhagen’s new “gobike”

| February 5, 2015

CEO of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, Klaus Bondam, reviews Copenhagen’s new city bike the “Gobike”.

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Two out of four new bicycle bridges in Copenhagen

Two out of four new bicycle bridges in Copenhagen

| January 17, 2015

Copenhagen’s cyclists took in a new cycle short cut this week as the City of Copenhagen officially opened two new bicycle bridges.

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German TV station NDR has visited Copenhagen

German TV station NDR has visited Copenhagen

| November 27, 2014

The German TV Station NDR has visited Copenhagen to do a report on the unique bicycle culture and liveability. The report features Niels Jensen aka the bicycle chief, traffic planner in the Municipality of Copenhagen.

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Learning from Copenhagen – Live stream speeches from Bauhaus University

Learning from Copenhagen – Live stream speeches from Bauhaus University

| October 22, 2014

On october 24th, the Bauhaus University in Weimar are hosting a symposium with the title “Learning from Copenhagen – Urban design and architecture for the new urban mobility.”

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference 2014

| October 14, 2014

Several representatives from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark are speaking at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference, “Den nasjonale Sykkelkonferansen” in Oslo from october 13-15.

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New strategy for cycling in the Municipality of Odense

New strategy for cycling in the Municipality of Odense

| October 9, 2014

In 1998, Odense was appointed national cycling city of Denmark. From 1999-2002 Odense used 20 million DKK on bicycle projects. This resulted in a 20% increase in bicycle traffic, a 20% decrease in accidents and a bicycle share of 27 % on all trips.

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Nueva Estrategia Nacional para el ciclismo en Dinamarca

Nueva Estrategia Nacional para el ciclismo en Dinamarca

| September 26, 2014

El viernes 4 de Julio, el Ministro del Transporte en Dinamarca, lanzó una nueva estrategia con el objetivo de lograr que más gente se suba a la bicicleta. La Federación Danesa de Ciclistas ha contribuido para la estrategia final y está muy conforme con el resultado.

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