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Voluntarios le dan a los mayores oportunidad para despeinarse

Voluntarios le dan a los mayores oportunidad para despeinarse

| September 26, 2014

En la ciudad de Odense ha comenzado durante la primavera un nuevo y emocionante proyecto de ciclismo “Ciclismo Sin Edad” que le permite a las personas mayores oportunidades para convivir, experimentar y despeinarse en compañía de entusiastas voluntarios – y hay que ver cómo se anda en bicicleta! Por Christina Lykke Bülow, Municipalidad de Odense […]

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More US cities to visit Denmark in 2015

More US cities to visit Denmark in 2015

| September 24, 2014

  The purpose of the Green Lane Project, is to send politicians, business leaders, engineers, planners and community advocates to some of the Northern European cities where biking is a normal, desirable part of everyday life. The participants will meet the professionals and civic leaders who’ve led these cities to become some of the best within the […]

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CED members speaking at the Civitas Forum Conference in Casablanca

CED members speaking at the Civitas Forum Conference in Casablanca

| September 22, 2014

The two CED members Municipality of Copenhagen and Municipality of Odense will be represented at the 12th edition of the annual CIVITAS Forum Conference, which will take place between 23rd and 26th September 2014 in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at Icelandic mobility conferences

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at Icelandic mobility conferences

| September 18, 2014

The Danish Cancer Society and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation are travelling to Iceland to give lectures at the conference “Cycling for the future” in Reykjavik. The conference is organized by Bikeability Iceland and the Icelandic Cyclists‘ Federation.

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Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting Copenhagen

Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting Copenhagen

| September 16, 2014

A delegation from Kaliningrad City Counsil are visiting the Municipality of Copenhagen and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation on tuesday september 16th. The purpose of the visit is to seek inspiration from Copenhagen’s way of planning infrastructure, especially the bicycle planning program.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the CHAMP Final Workshop in Gent

Cycling Embassy of Denmark represented at the CHAMP Final Workshop in Gent

| September 11, 2014

The CHAMP Project (Cycling Heroes Advancing Sustainable Mobility Practice) is coming to an end these days. The CHAMP Project was launched in October 2011, bringing together seven cycling cities which wanted to further improve their cycling policy and collect new ideas for making cycling more attractive and safer for their citizens. The cities were Bolzano, Burgos, Edinburgh, Groningen, […]

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127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

| September 8, 2014

In 2001 The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched the campaign “Bike to School” (BTS). BTS is a recurring cycle campaign for school children of all ages. It’s purpose is to get more children to cycle to and from school – and cycle more in general. 

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CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

| September 3, 2014

CykelScore (CycleScore) is a concept developed by the Danish IT company Kofoed & Co. The idea is to motivate more people to get on their bike. The participants collect points by bike, by checking in at checkpoints around town. This is done either by a chip or by smartphone. Since 2011, CycleScore has been an […]

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CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

CED co-hosting Futurelab Masterclass: Preparing for better cycling cities

| August 28, 2014

On August 28.-29., the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is co-hosting a Masterclass with the purpose of exchanging knowledge between existing and start-up cycling cities. The first day will focus on why people in suburbs and villages around Amsterdam have a significantly higher share of cyclists compared to the surburbs and villages around Copenhagen. What can Copenhagen learn […]

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

Danish Cyclists’ Federation will co-host workshop in Copenhagen with ECF

| August 22, 2014

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation and The European Cyclists’ Federation will be hosting a workshop titled  “Local policies, science and advocacy for cycling”. The workshop will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 23rd October.

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New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

| August 18, 2014

Arriva Denmark, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and the Transport Companies has teamed up in a new campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise the awareness on how to move safely around the busstops – as a bus passenger as well as a cyclist.

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Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

Electric bicycles for the employees in the Municipality of Aarhus

| August 12, 2014

Since spring 2013, an occupational center in Aarhus has rented more than 100 electric bikes to the employees in the municipality. Social and health care workers are amongst the most frequent users.

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New innovative bicycle parking in Copenhagen

New innovative bicycle parking in Copenhagen

| August 6, 2014

During July, one of Denmarks most busy train stations, Noerreport Station, was equipped with the first of nine “bicycle beds”. The bicycle beds are a new innovative bicyckle parking system designed by Gottlieb Paludan Architects and COBE.

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Over 100 free research papers on cycling

Over 100 free research papers on cycling

| July 31, 2014

The modern world has never been more engaged with cycling, and to celebrate the popularity of the bike, Taylor & Francis Online have created a collection of articles, special issues and books from the past 5 years, with subthemes covering Cycling in the City, Planning for Cycling, Sustainable Transport, Cycling for Leisure, Competitive Cycling, Improving Performance, Scientific Research […]

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New Zealanders seek inspiration from Copenhagen

New Zealanders seek inspiration from Copenhagen

| July 29, 2014

Today, two cycling professionals from New Zealand met with CED-member Niels Hoé from HOÈ360Consulting as part of a best-practice tour which included Copenhagen.

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CED will give lecture at the Delhi-Copenhagen Urban Challenge

CED will give lecture at the Delhi-Copenhagen Urban Challenge

| July 24, 2014

During these days, the Delhi-Copenhagen Urban Challenge is taking place in Copenhagen. On this occasion, Maria Helledi Streuli, Project Manager at the Municipality of Copenhagen, will host a lecture on mobility management.

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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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Danish Consul promotes Cycling

Danish Consul promotes Cycling

| July 22, 2014

The Danish Consul in Macon in the state of Georgia, USA, is giving his city a helping hand towards creating a more liveable city by promoting the Danish bicycle culture. 

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Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

| July 18, 2014

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.

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Cycling is more than getting from A to B

Cycling is more than getting from A to B

| July 15, 2014

In the city of Randers, a group of local women have formed a cycling club with focus on friendly chats and friendship. The group is strictly based on volunteer work, and so far the club has proven a success – for 14 years!

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