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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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Copenhagen is European Green Capital 2014. On this occasion, the European Commission’s Green Capital Award Ceremony is held at The Black Diamond in Copenhagen on June 24th.
Die Dänische Fahrradbotschaft, die erste Fahrradbotschaft der Welt, konnte am 12. Mai 2014 ihren fünften Geburtstag feiern. Der Tag wird durch einen großen Empfang für alle ihre Mitglieder und Partner am Donnerstag, dem 26. Juni, begangen. Der Vorsitzende der Fahrradbotschaft, Troels Andersen, kann auf fünf fantastische, aktivitätsreiche Jahre zurückblicken.
Vice-chairman Marianne Weinreich and Copenhagen Mayor Morten Kabell handing over the award to a representative from Giant. The CEO of cycling company Giant, Tony Lo, has been awarded with the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2014 at the Velo-City 2014 Conference in Adelaide.