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.
Today, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark met with a delegation from the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The delegates are in Copenhagen this week to study the European Green Capital 2014.
To get more people to cycle, it is of great importance to make the bicycle a safe and easy choice. One of the latest and most innovative solutions in safety equipment is the patented battery-free lights from Reelight. Reelight bike light does not use batteries, but produces its own environmentally-friendly energy by means of induction. […]
Although Copenhagen is known as a forerunner in cycling cities, its bicycle culture was not designed and constructed overnight. Copenhagen’s bicycle culture has been in the making for decades. The consistency in prioritizing cyclists on the street scene helps explain the fact that there are more bicycles than citizens in Copenhagen today. In order to […]
With more than 140 km of dedicated bicycle paths, the municipality of Fredericia has a well-established tradition for planning with cyclists in mind. We acknowledge the numerous beneficial side effects associated with cycling and strive to set new and improved standards for cycle traffic. Consequently, Fredericia has now launched a large-scale initiative called Fredericia Cycle […]
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For the past 60 years we at VEKSØ have helped create liveable cities all over Europe through the development and manufacturing of urban furniture for cyclists and pedestrians with a focus on design and quality. Two years ago we created the unique service area within VEKSØ called “Urban Cycle Solutions” in which we offer bicycle […]