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Cycling safety – what Copenhagen can teach global cities

Cycling safety – what Copenhagen can teach global cities

| November 12, 2013

Mobility, planning and cycling: a study from Lund University in Sweden has compared the role of urban cycling and transport planning in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden, and the results could serve as a guide for other cities struggling with cycling safety. Watch a small teaser for the PhD study.

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Copenhagen’ s new bike share system unveiled

Copenhagen’ s new bike share system unveiled

| August 23, 2013

The wait will soon be over: the Municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg are getting a new bike share system. The new bikes were presented by Minister of Transport, Pia Olsen Dyhr, Mayor of Copenhagen’s Technical and Environmental Administration, Ayfer Baykal, and Mayor of Frederiskberg, Jørgen Glenthøj.

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Chicago enroute to ‘Copenhagenization’

Chicago enroute to ‘Copenhagenization’

| July 22, 2013

In mid-July, a group of 18 Chicagoans including Deputy Mayor, Steve Koch, went on a study trip to Copenhagen to seek the council of Danish experts.

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Copenhagen Most Liveable City 2013

Copenhagen Most Liveable City 2013

| June 18, 2013

According to the lifestyle magazine Monocle, Copenhagen is the world’s most liveable city. It is the second time the Danish capital wins the title, the last time being in 2008. Then and now, bicycles play an essential role for Copenhagen’s high level of life quality for the city’s residents and visitors.

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Copenhagen’s Bicycle Account

Copenhagen’s Bicycle Account

Historically high levels of cycling in Copenhagen. Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account 2012 has just hit the streets.

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Municipality of Copenhagen

Municipality of Copenhagen

| June 2, 2013

The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.

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Chicago copies Copenhagen

Chicago copies Copenhagen

| October 26, 2012

Chicago recently threw a Chicago Meets Copenhagen event presenting their experiences from their study tour to Denmark earlier this year.

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Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

Vancouver could become North America’s cycling capital, reveals the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF).   With over 60,000 trips everyday done by bicycle, Vancouver has seen a huge spike in cyclists and pro-cycling policies.

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Cycle Super Highways to generate more cyclists in Greater Copenhagen Area

Cycle Super Highways to generate more cyclists in Greater Copenhagen Area

Commuters keen on cycling to their place of work or education in the Greater Copenhagen area have just gotten their first route in what will become a whole network of world-class cycle routes. Denmark’s first ‘cycle super highway’ between the suburb Albertslund and Copenhagen’s City Centre opened in April. 

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Copenhagen’s bicycle mayor: Give back the space to the cyclists

Copenhagen’s bicycle mayor: Give back the space to the cyclists

Space is in great demand in the Danish Capital. And it takes political courage to take it away from the cars and give it to the cyclists. But the result will be better urban life for all, says Copenhagen’s Mayor of the Technical and Environmental Administration

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New traffic management solutions in Copenhagen

New traffic management solutions in Copenhagen

| February 10, 2012

Soon, the Copenhagen pedestrians, cyclists, and bus passengers will enjoy new high-tech traffic management solutions. This will not only mean less commuting time, but also a cheaper and more environmentally-friendly means of transport.

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Good, Better, Best – The City of Copenhagen’s Bicycle Strategy 2011-2025

Good, Better, Best – The City of Copenhagen’s Bicycle Strategy 2011-2025

| January 20, 2012

In Copenhagen’s new bicycle strategy you can read about the new initiatives and plans, which lay down guidelines for the longterm and overriding priorities within the bicycle area.

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How to copenhagenize your city?

How to copenhagenize your city?

| October 19, 2011

Copenhagen is known worldwide as a city with a strong cycling culture and a fantastic cycling infrastructure. So when traffic planners, architects and journalists speak about Copenhagen inspiring other cities to improve urban living, mobility and the environment by promoting cycling, they use the term “copenhagenize”.

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New Bike Sharing System in the city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg

New Bike Sharing System in the city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg

| September 22, 2011

The city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg, as well as the Public Transport Operators Metroselskabet and DSB S-tog have entered a collaboration on the development and establishment of a bike-sharing system, which in a first step covers the cities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg

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UCI Road World Championships hit Copenhagen

UCI Road World Championships hit Copenhagen

| September 14, 2011

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is ready to greet the approximately 1,500 international journalists during the UCI Road World Championships—and show them how to bike the Danish way.

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The Mayor of Copenhagen – UCI Road World Championships in Copenhagen

The Mayor of Copenhagen – UCI Road World Championships in Copenhagen

| August 25, 2011

The City of Copenhagen will be hosting the UCI Road World Championships September 19 – 25, 2011 and the city plans to celebrate this with a Bicycle Festival that offers exciting and fun activities and events for people of all ages.

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Experiments with flexible parking in Copenhagen

Experiments with flexible parking in Copenhagen

| August 22, 2011

Atkins has provided counseling to a new study on flexible parking spaces for the City of Copenhagen. The idea behind the flexible parking is to allow cyclists and motorists to switch using the car park on the street as needed.

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The Carrot, the Stick and the Tambourine – Revitalizing Copenhagen as a City of Cyclists

The Carrot, the Stick and the Tambourine – Revitalizing Copenhagen as a City of Cyclists

Andreas Røhl lays forward the Copenhagen challenges and highlight some of the carrots, sticks and tambourines that the city of Copenhagen takes into use when pursuing the goal of gaining market shares in favour of cycling. Watch the presentation from last years Velo-City Global conference in Copenhagen

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Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

Members of the Cycling Embassy did last week a series of presentations to a delegation from I-Sustain. John Mauro, Cascade Bicycle Club did this blog post.

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‘Copenhagenization’ in the Danish capital

‘Copenhagenization’ in the Danish capital

Richard Quest tests out the bicycle-friendly streets of Copenhagen, where they’re paving the way for cycling cities.

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