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Deputy Mayor of Paris for transport, Christophe Najdovski, receives CED’s Leadership Award

Deputy Mayor of Paris for transport, Christophe Najdovski, receives CED’s Leadership Award

| June 4, 2015

Morten Kabell, Mayor of the Technical and Environmental Administration in Copenhagen, and Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility at VEKSØ and Chairman of the CED handed over the award at the Velo-city conference today.

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Seminar: The Bikeable City – still some spots left!

Seminar: The Bikeable City – still some spots left!

| June 4, 2015

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is hosting a Bikeable City Seminar in Copenhagen on August 24-28 2015, specifically aimed at Latin-American and other Spanish-speaking participants.

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation

Danish Cyclists’ Federation

Pleasure, safety, and mobility. For more than a century, Danish Cyclists’ Federation has been the voice of people using the bicycle in their everyday lives. At present, we function as the interface between all relevant players in the field of cycling.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2015 this week

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2015 this week

| June 1, 2015

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be present at this years’ Velo-city conference in Nantes, France on June 2-5. Meet us at stand 39.

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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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How do we prevent bicycle thefts – measures in Denmark vs. the Netherlands

How do we prevent bicycle thefts – measures in Denmark vs. the Netherlands

| May 22, 2015

Bicycle thefts are a great nuisance for cyclists but what can be done to stop them? We have taken a look at the two most prominent bicycle nations: the Netherlands and Denmark.

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Colombian children learn to bike the Danish way

Colombian children learn to bike the Danish way

| May 22, 2015

In February, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark joined forces with local partners to organize a cycling games event at the World Bicycle Forum in Medellín, Colombia. By Lotte Bech, Urban Cycle Planning

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Poor bicycle parking is the cyclists’ bottleneck

Poor bicycle parking is the cyclists’ bottleneck

| May 22, 2015

”My bicycle has to be how Jolly Jumper is to Lucky Luke; it has to be right outside the window, ready to jump on,” says a cyclist from Copenhagen. But then better bicycle parking is needed and that is a problem Copenhagen Municipality and Rambøll are busy trying to solve. By Casper Wulff, Rambøll

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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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Odense receives the Cycle City Award 2015

Odense receives the Cycle City Award 2015

| May 19, 2015

The Municipality of Odense received the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s Cycle City Award 2015 at the Danish National Bicycle Conference yesterday.

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Bicycle Traffic Increasing in Aarhus

Bicycle Traffic Increasing in Aarhus

| May 15, 2015

More and more people are cycling in the City of Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city. Hopefully this trend will continue in the future. However, according to  alderman in the City of Aarhus, Kristian Würtz, the development is going to require that the state keeps co-funding cycle projects.

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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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New Bicycle Account from Copenhagen

New Bicycle Account from Copenhagen

| May 6, 2015

The Municipality of Copenhagen have published their new bicycle account for 2013-2014, and it shows positive results. Almost 50% of those who work or study in Copenhagen arrive by bike.

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Cycling is healthier than you think

Cycling is healthier than you think

| April 30, 2015

Not only does cycling to work give you great legs. A new study shows that commuter cyclists also eat healthier, smoke and drink less, and in general feel less stressed.

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2014 a record year for cycling in Denmark

2014 a record year for cycling in Denmark

| April 27, 2015

Not since the 90’s, have the Danes cycled as much as they did in 2014. But a new long-term national cycling fund is needed if this development is to continue. By Lasse Skou Hauschildt

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Europe Bike to Work

Europe Bike to Work

| April 17, 2015

11 countries are ready with campaigns to get people to bike to work with the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s classic Bike to Work campaign as their role model. By Rikke Ravn Faber, Danish Cyclists’ Federation

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Cycling mode-share increasing in Odense

Cycling mode-share increasing in Odense

| April 14, 2015

In just one year, the cycling mode-share in the Municipality of Odense has gone up from 22 to 24 % corresponding to 12,000 extra trips per day.

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Nobody Wants to Cycle in Deserted Cities!

Nobody Wants to Cycle in Deserted Cities!

| April 9, 2015

It is not only the small, local shopkeeper who has to lock up and close when shopping malls appear in more rural areas. The entire cycling culture, and thus public health, is affected by the new malls.

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CED Discussing Challenges of Urbanisation at Symposium Today

CED Discussing Challenges of Urbanisation at Symposium Today

| April 8, 2015

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Trade and Development Cooperation and the City of Copenhagen are co-hosting a symposium on urbanisation today, and of course the Cycling Embassy of Denmark is present.

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Insecurity and Bad Health Makes People Stop Cycling

Insecurity and Bad Health Makes People Stop Cycling

| April 7, 2015

A project by the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and the DaneAge Association has studied the factors that make people aged 50+ stop cycling, and what can be done to make them start again.

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