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The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has hosted the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has hosted the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass

| May 19, 2014

From May 4th to May 10th, an assembly of Turkish, Brazilian, Mexican and American city planners from the EMBARQ network, as well as Turkish planners from public administrations gathered in Copenhagen for the first ever Bikeable City Masterclass.

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Major shopping centers reduces the use of bicycles

Major shopping centers reduces the use of bicycles

| May 8, 2014

A new report from the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark has been published. The report is on urban design’s effect on people’s cycling habits, and the results indicate that the establishment of major commercial shopping centers outside the cities weakens cycling.

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New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

| April 22, 2014

In late March, the new public bike sharing system in Copenhagen was launched. In late May, Aarhus will follow with 30 new light-weight public shared bikes.

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New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

| April 14, 2014

A new bicycle bridge in Copenhagen is taking shape. Last week, the last major bridge sections were lifted into place, and over the next months, one of Copenhagen’s most demanded bike improvements will be completed.

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Call for nominees: Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2014

Call for nominees: Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2014

| April 10, 2014

In late May, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will award an individual or an organisation with the Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2014 for the sixth time. In order to find the best candidates, we need your help to nominate the most dedicated and progressive cycling promoters.

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To cycle or not to cycle…

To cycle or not to cycle…

| April 10, 2014

What does it take for the Danes to cycle? Most people know that cycling is healthier than going by car or bus. Even so, it is hard for people to change their behaviour. Both the physical surroundings and individual conditions influence our choice of our means of transport in our daily lives.

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34 new mobility projects in Odense

34 new mobility projects in Odense

| April 10, 2014

In 2009 Odense City Council passed an ambitious traffic and mobility plan that is meant to markedly change the infrastructure of the city and further sustainable traffic.

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From asphalt to behaviour – more cyclists in Copenhagen

From asphalt to behaviour – more cyclists in Copenhagen

| April 10, 2014

How do we make more car drivers take the bicycle to work and school each morning? That was the challenge given to IS IT A BIRD by The Technical and Environmental Administration in the City of Copenhagen earlier this year.

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Focus on Cycling – New publication from the City of Copenhagen

Focus on Cycling – New publication from the City of Copenhagen

| April 10, 2014

Focus on cycling is a new publication, communicating guidelines for the road projects in the city of Copenhagen. The purpose is to contribute to road projects in Copenhagen being designed so that bicycle traffic is considered as optimal as possible.

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UN-Habitat and ECF sign agreement to promote cycling worldwide

UN-Habitat and ECF sign agreement to promote cycling worldwide

| April 9, 2014

UN-Habitat and European Cyclists’ Federation sign Memorandum of Understanding on promoting cycling as a sustainable means of transport worldwide Dr. Joan Clos, the Executive Director of UN-Habitat and Manfred Neun, President of the European Cyclists’ Federation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the “Promotion of Cycling as a Sustainable Means of Transportation”.

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New Intelligent Cycle Track Lighting

New Intelligent Cycle Track Lighting

| April 8, 2014

The Municipality of Middelfart can boast of having the most modern type of lighting: The lights turn themselves on when a cyclist or pedestrian comes by, and then turns itself down low again. Watch the video!

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Full conference program for Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 released

Full conference program for Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 released

| April 2, 2014

The program for  Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 is now live! It has an exciting mix of keynote speakers, concurrent session topics involving more than 170 presenters, social activities, tours and workshops.

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Desde el asfalto a los patrones de conducta – más ciclistas en Copenhague

Desde el asfalto a los patrones de conducta – más ciclistas en Copenhague

| April 1, 2014

¿Cómo podemos llegar a más conductores para que viajen en bicicleta por las mañanas camino al trabajo y al estudio?

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Pedalear o no pedalear

Pedalear o no pedalear

| April 1, 2014

Resumen: La mayoría de la gente sabe que el ciclismo es más saludable que conducir en coche o en autobús. Aún así, es difícil que la gente cambie su comportamiento. Tanto el medio físico como factores individuales influyen en nuestra elección del medio de transporte en la vida cotidiana.

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Rad fahren oder nicht Rad fahren…

Rad fahren oder nicht Rad fahren…

| April 1, 2014

Was fehlt noch, damit die Dänen Rad fahren? Kurz gesagt: Die meisten wissen, dass Radfahren gesünder ist als Bus- oder Autofahren. Trotzdem fällt es den Leuten schwer, ihr Verhalten zu ändern. Sowohl dem Lebensumfeld als auch den individuellen Verhältnissen kommt Bedeutung bei der täglichen Wahl des Verkehrsmittels zu.

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34 nuevos proyectos de movilidad en Odense

34 nuevos proyectos de movilidad en Odense

| April 1, 2014

En el 2009, el Consejo Municipal de Odense aprobó un ambicioso plan de movilidad y tráfico, que de manera significativa cambiará la infraestructura de la ciudad y promoverá el transporte sostenible.

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34 neue Mobilitätsprojekte in Odense

34 neue Mobilitätsprojekte in Odense

| April 1, 2014

Im Jahr 2009 beschloss der Stadtrat von Odense einen ehrgeizigen Verkehrs- und Mobilitätsplan, der die Infrastruktur der Stadt auf spürbare Weise ändern und nachhaltigen Verkehr fördern soll.

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Vom Bleifuß zum Pedalritter – mehr Radfahrer für Kopenhagen

Vom Bleifuß zum Pedalritter – mehr Radfahrer für Kopenhagen

| April 1, 2014

Wie gelingt es uns, mehr Autofahrer zum Umsteigen auf das Fahrrad zu motivieren,  wenn sie ihre morgendlichen Wege zur Arbeit oder zur Ausbildungsstelle zurücklegen?

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Una nueva publicación de la Municipalidad de Copenhague

Una nueva publicación de la Municipalidad de Copenhague

| April 1, 2014

 “Enfocando en el Ciclismo” es una nueva publicación que difunde lineamientos para los proyectos viales de la Municipalidad de Copenhague. El objetivo es contribuir a que los proyectos de vialidad en Copenhague sean diseñados de manera que el tráfico de bicicletas esté integrado en la planificación de la mejor manera posible.

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Neue Publikation der Stadt Kopenhagen

Neue Publikation der Stadt Kopenhagen

| April 1, 2014

Focus on Cycling ist eine neue Publikation, die die Richtlinien für die Verkehrsprojekte der Stadt Kopenhagen darlegen soll. Die Darstellung soll dazu beitragen, in Kopenhagen Verkehrsprojekte zu entwickeln, die den Fahrradverkehr auf bestmögliche Weise berücksichtigen.

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