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City of Oslo wins Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2017

City of Oslo wins Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2017

| June 13, 2017

The City of Oslo received the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s award at a special Danish session at the Velo-city 2017 conference in Arnhem and Nijmegen, Netherlands, today. First municipality to win Each year, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark awards an organization or individual with their Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion. In previous years, the award

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New figures on cycling in Copenhagen break the record

New figures on cycling in Copenhagen break the record

| June 1, 2017

The City of Copenhagen has a long tradition of systematic data collection to document the development in cycling and identify future challenges. A new Annual Bicycle Report on Cycling was introduced last year as an addition to the biannual Bicycle Account. The 2017 Annual Bicycle Report confirms that cycling is still the preferred mode of

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Meet us at Velo-city 2017

Meet us at Velo-city 2017

| May 29, 2017

Visit our stand at Velo-city 2017 in June. Try our virtual reality bike tour, join our Bicycle Mayors’ Debate, and follow the handover of our annual Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion. Sharing Danish bicycle know-how True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be strongly represented at the world’s biggest cycling conference, Velo-city 2017

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Regional cycling survey provides regional bicycle knowledge

Regional cycling survey provides regional bicycle knowledge

The Capital Region of Denmark has, as the only region in Denmark – maybe in the world – made an overall regional cycling survey. The survey shows that cycling is doing well and that there are still big differences between the central municipalities Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the suburbs and the rural municipalities in the region.

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Handle the bike – prize-winning traffic safety seminar for sports cyclists

Handle the bike – prize-winning traffic safety seminar for sports cyclists

| May 29, 2017

In Denmark, and this sets it apart from many other countries, there is a more obvious and visible difference between sports cyclists and everyday cyclists. The vast majority of Danes do their day-to-day cycling in ordinary clothes – from jeans and suits to high heels; in many other countries around the world cycling is a

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Campaign celebrates the ‘unusual’ children who go to school themselves

Campaign celebrates the ‘unusual’ children who go to school themselves

| May 29, 2017

In 2012, The Municipality of Skanderborg launched the traffic campaign “The Unusuals” and the campaign is still on-going now, five years later. The aim was and is to get more school children to transport themselves as it will make them more confident in traffic and reduce the number of cars around the schools. The Municipality

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