The Capital Region of Denmark has made the world’s first ever regional bicycle account. 1 in 5 trips is carried out by bicycle, but there are huge differences in cycling mode-share between the city, the suburbs and greater suburbs municipalities. Cycling means fewer sick days The account is based on counting’s from 2007 to 2012 […]
A Danish City with Focus on Cycling During the last 5 years the Municipality of Randers has been working more intensively with cycling than ever. That effort has succeeded in an increase in the amount of cyclists and the designation of being the official Cycling Municipality of Denmark 2013 although Randers has a hilly countryside. Electric […]
Employees at four different workplaces in the Municipality of Randers, has competed against each other to GPS track most kilometers to and from work on their bicycles. The tracking is done by a smartphone app, allowing the competitors to continuously monitor their own and their colleague’s performance:
CED member Niels Hoe, CEO at HOE360 Consulting will talk at The 2nd Annual Walking & Cycling Infrastructure Conference in London on November 6th. HOE360 Consulting specialises in providing useful and value-added advice for Cycling and Green Mobility projects – be it the street corner that needs an upgrade or strategies to get more people biking. The conference […]
Political consultant in the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen, is speaking at Estonian traffic education conference in Tallin on October 30th. Jakob will speak about the unique Danish bicycle culture for children. Children is a specific focus area at the Danish Cyclists’ Federation. The philosophy is, that cyclists starting early, will keep riding their bikes for the rest of […]
UNs Climate Panel, IPCC, are gathered in Copenhagen from 27th-31th october, to finish the Fifth Assessment Report, that will provide a clear and up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.
On october 24th, the Bauhaus University in Weimar are hosting a symposium with the title “Learning from Copenhagen – Urban design and architecture for the new urban mobility.”
Several representatives from the Cycling Embassy of Denmark are speaking at the Norwegian National Cycling Conference, “Den nasjonale Sykkelkonferansen” in Oslo from october 13-15.
In 1998, Odense was appointed national cycling city of Denmark. From 1999-2002 Odense used 20 million DKK on bicycle projects. This resulted in a 20% increase in bicycle traffic, a 20% decrease in accidents and a bicycle share of 27 % on all trips.
In our recent newsletter we wrote about the fantastic project called “Cycling Without Age“. We invite you to view the magnificent speech founder Ole Kassow gave at the TedX CopenhagenSalon event on mobility at Copenhagen Airport on september 17th.
The citizens of Randers love their new commuter bikes. After just four months, all bikes are fully booked.
Klaus Bondam, CEO of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation, and Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility in VEKSØ and vice chairman in the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, are speaking at the ManagEnergy networking event in Venice on October 1st.