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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
¿Cómo podemos llegar a más conductores para que viajen en bicicleta por las mañanas camino al trabajo y al estudio?
“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.
This week Klaus Bondam, director of the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and former Cycling Mayor of Copenhagen, has given lectures about the benefits and the international potential of the Danish cycling culture in Belgium, England and Germany.
There is hardly any other city in the world that encourages bicycle traffic like Copenhagen. In doing so, the city called on consulting group COWI for help. By using advanced simulating software called PTV Vissim, COWI was able to realistically simulate current and future bicycle traffic.