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Executive Committee

Executive Committee

| August 8, 2013

The members of the Executive Committee are elected at the annual general meeting. In addition to the chairman and the vice chairman, 1-3 members of the Executive Committee are elected amongst the members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark.The Executive Committee meets at least 3 times a year. At the moment the Executive Committee consists […]

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Treffen mit der Dänischen Fahrradbotschaft auf der Velo-City 2013

Treffen mit der Dänischen Fahrradbotschaft auf der Velo-City 2013

| June 5, 2013

Im Juni 2013 werden sich Verkehrs- und Stadtplaner, NGOs, Wissenschaftler und andere Fahrradexperten aus aller Welt aufmachen zur Velo-City 2013 in Wien. Natürlich wird auch die Dänische Fahrradbotschaft zur Stelle sein. Kommt und trefft uns an unserem Stand und tauscht mit uns Wissen aus.

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Bikeability

Bikeability

| June 5, 2013

Though many Danes bike, there is still potential to get even more people to bike and to give those who already do so better conditions. The Danish research project, Bikeability, comprises a number of studies that give recommendations as to how to make this happen. Here are some of the latest results.

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The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

| June 5, 2013

In May 2013, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched its new campaign, ”We can bike!” The campaign is based on the concept of “Cycling Games” and brings the bike into Danish kindergartens.

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500 meters of bicycle parking

500 meters of bicycle parking

| June 5, 2013

Is Copenhagen getting the world’s longest bike rack? No, but they are getting 1,000 new bicycle parking spaces before summer.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

| June 5, 2013

In June 2013, city and traffic planners, NGOs, researchers and other cycle experts from around the world will gather at Velo-city 2013 in Vienna. Of course, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will also be on the spot. Come and meet us at our exhibit and exchange knowledge with us.

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Bicycles in the media

Bicycles in the media

International news from the world of bicycles. The Cycling Embassy of Denmark monitors the media and posts links to the stories here

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Press cuttings from around the world

Press cuttings from around the world

| May 5, 2013

Links of the day – May 3, 2013 Jakob Schiøtt Stenbæk Madsen | May 3, 2013 Copenhagen: My Two Kroner  |  Christopher Martin – Urban Movement Earlier this month, UM went on a two-day fact-finding Streettour to Copenhagen. As usual, we wanted to see how other people do stuff; and we were particularly keen to experience how […]

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Visit the Cycling Embassy Of Denmark

Visit the Cycling Embassy Of Denmark

| April 14, 2013

Want to know more about what makes Danes cycle so much and experience Denmark’s unique cycling culture and infrastructure yourself? The Cycling Embassy of Denmark offers a number of presentations, lectures, workshops, and guided bike tours in the major cycle cities around Denmark like Copenhagen, Aarhus, and Odense. The presentations and bike tours are led […]

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Facts about cycling in Denmark

Facts about cycling in Denmark

| April 14, 2013

A short and clear statistically introduction to Danish cycling, covering cycles, cars, cycle paths, safety and health among other things.

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ITS makes cycling safer

ITS makes cycling safer

| February 8, 2013

Increasing numbers of cyclists on Copenhagen’s cycle tracks require new approaches to planning and implementing cycling infrastructure. Casper Wulff of consulting company and new member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, Rambøll, points to ITS technology as part of the answer. 

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The biggest news items of 2012

The biggest news items of 2012

| January 13, 2013

A roundup of what was popular on our site in 2012. We have had a look at what our readers liked in 2012. Perhaps you missed some of the news items?

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New Report on National Cycle Routes in Denmark

New Report on National Cycle Routes in Denmark

| January 10, 2013

In 1993, Denmark established the world’s first official signed national cycle route network. Since the establishment of the approx. 3,500 km of routes, however, there has not been so much focus on it. A new report on the condition of the routes proposes changes to route structure and signage.

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Danes Bike – Come Snow or Shine

Danes Bike – Come Snow or Shine

| December 4, 2012

Elisabeth Frederiksen, 52, bikes 27 kilometres per day and is an unflinching cyclist who sticks to the cycle tracks almost all year round. When asked why she does not let the cold winter months stop her from taking her daily bike ride, she answers, ‘Because I cannot do without it.’

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The Human Scale

The Human Scale

| October 30, 2012

Fifty percent of the worlds population live in urban areas. By 2050 this figure is expected to increase to eighty percent. The megacity is both enchanting and scary. But how do we plan these cities in a way, which take human behavour into account?

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HOE360 Consulting

HOE360 Consulting

| October 26, 2012

- Cycling and Mobility 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. We strongly focus on lifting projects from their first idea to the development of solutions and finally implementing them […]

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Newsletter 8 – August 2012

Newsletter 8 – August 2012

| August 30, 2012

New manual for bicycle-friendly school roads, new large-scale tourism project and knowledge sharing between the Cycling Embassy and U.S. study groups. Read about it in our newsletter. Download full version pdf available in ENGLISH and GERMAN.

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Changing the story about bike touring

Changing the story about bike touring

| August 25, 2012

When the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and its partners rebuild the service structures around the Danish parts of the North Sea Route and the Berlin-Copenhagen Route, they will draw on best-practice cases from all over Europe.

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U.S. city planners seek inspiration on Danish cycle tracks

U.S. city planners seek inspiration on Danish cycle tracks

| August 25, 2012

In June, 19 influential politicians and city officials from Portland, Chicago, and San Francisco, plus members of Bikes Belong, toured Denmark visiting the cycle cities Aarhus, Odense, and Copenhagen to study Danish cycle solutions under the headline: ”Experiencing the Most Advanced Bicycling Environments on the Planet.”

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark goes to Vancouver!

Cycling Embassy of Denmark goes to Vancouver!

| August 25, 2012

Vancouver, Canada, opened its arms and streets this June to host the world’s largest conference on cycling, Velo-city. Twenty bicycle ambassadors from Denmark crossed the Atlantic to meet other bicycle experts, politicians, and NGOs from across the globe to share their knowledge of how to promote cycling.

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