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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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Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

| July 7, 2014

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.

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New bikes for the members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark

New bikes for the members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark

| June 27, 2014

On June 26th, the Cycling Embassy celebrated its 5 years anniversary. On this occasion the members of the embassy was equipped with new embassy bikes from Velorbis.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark is represented at the European Green Capital Award Ceremony

Cycling Embassy of Denmark is represented at the European Green Capital Award Ceremony

| June 24, 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.

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Urban Cycle Planning

Urban Cycle Planning

| June 18, 2014

Urban Cycle Planning, by architect Lotte Bech More information will follow

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CED presentations from Velo-city are now available

CED presentations from Velo-city are now available

| June 17, 2014

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present at the Velo-city conference hosted by the city of Adelaide, Australia this May. The Danes came to share their experiences of bicycle do’s and don’ts. Check out their presentations below.

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Velo-city Down Under!

Velo-city Down Under!

| June 16, 2014

This year – for the first time in the Velo-city history – the biggest cycling conference in the World was held in the Southern hemisphere – in Adelaide, Australia. And true to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present to share Danish bicycle knowhow and hand over its Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion.

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Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

| June 16, 2014

The participants of the international oil conference ONS2014 in Stavanger will be able to ride the Danish Gobike city- and commuter bicycles when they need to travel between hotels, businesses and conference events in August.

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Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

| June 16, 2014

Horsens council in Jutland has created a 0.6 km long green ‘corridor’ where transport, play, exercise and recreation have been taken to a new level.

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