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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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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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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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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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Klaus Bondam is key-speaker at VELOBerlin this weekend

Klaus Bondam is key-speaker at VELOBerlin this weekend

| March 28, 2014

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.

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Creating the world’s best city for cyclists

Creating the world’s best city for cyclists

| March 14, 2014

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.

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Sustainable City Development in Milan

Sustainable City Development in Milan

| March 12, 2014

The North Italian City of Milano wants to become greener by using Danish solutions. Therefore, Danish based Bikway and CED members Gehl Architects, HOE360 Consulting and the City of Copenhagen visited Milano in order to share their expertise and engage in a co-creation workshop on the green future of the city.

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The biggest news items of 2013

The biggest news items of 2013

| December 30, 2013

We have had a look at what our readers liked in 2013. Perhaps you missed some of the articles?

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A city bike costs 17,000 kroner

A city bike costs 17,000 kroner

| November 26, 2013

Mistakes and misunderstandings concerning the price of Copenhagen’s new city bikes have overshadowed the debate about the possibilities offered by the new bike. That is a shame since the city bike is a perfect fit with recommendations from The Congestion Commission and Minister of Transport Pia Olsen Dyhr’s visions for more and better cycle traffic.

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Press release: Cyclists and Cycling Around the World

Press release: Cyclists and Cycling Around the World

| November 19, 2013

“Cyclists and Cycling Around the World” is a visionary book of remarkable breadth, highlighting the increasingly valuable and fascinatingly complex role of the bicycle in contemporary urban life and experience.

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Courses – Bikeable City Masterclass

Courses – Bikeable City Masterclass

| November 1, 2013

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark offers a Masterclass in cycle planning: The Bikeable City.The Masterclass will inspire and prepare professionals to develop or strenthen the cycle culture in their own cities. The Masterclass incorporates the participants’ knowledge and experience through hands-on workshops, site visits and excursions to the major cycle cities in Denmark. The aim of the […]

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What can the Danes learn from the Dutch?

What can the Danes learn from the Dutch?

| October 2, 2013

Even a leading cycling nation like Denmark needs new inspiration once in a while. So in September 2013, 23 representatives of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark journeyed to the Netherlands.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at EIMUS 2013

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at EIMUS 2013

| August 30, 2013
When: November 7, 2013 – November 9, 2013 all-day
Where: Lima, Peru

Member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be presenting at the EIMUS III: Encuentro Iberoamericano de Movilidad Urbana Sostenible in Lima, Peru. You can meet: Lars Gemzøe, Gehl Architects Anne Eriksson, City of Copenhagen Tanja Ballhorn Provstgaard, City of Copenhagen Niels Jensen, City of Copenhagen Mai-Britt Kristensen, Danish Cyclists’ Federation Lotte Bech, Danish Cyclists’ [...]

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Chicagohagen: lessons learned from Denmark

Chicagohagen: lessons learned from Denmark

| August 26, 2013

Once the stomping grounds of Al Capone, Chicago’s ambition is now to become the number one cycle city in the U.S. In July, they journeyed to Copenhagen to seek counsel and inspiration from members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark on how to become “Chicagohagen.”

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Are cyclists good customers?

Are cyclists good customers?

| August 26, 2013

This was the question asked in a comprehensive study conducted by the City of Copenhagen on the link between shopping and transport mode. The answer is yes!

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Cycling: the city changer

Cycling: the city changer

| August 20, 2013

“Cities around the world are looking to cycling as a way to cut congestion, reduce pollution and encourage exercise among their citizens, but how do you turn a network of crowded streets into a streamlined, safe and welcoming environment for cyclists?”

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