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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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.
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.
“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.
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 […]
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’ [...]
The Cycling Embassy of Denmark currently has 26 members plus the Danish Road Directorate as observator: Aros Kommunikation Atkins Attention8 COWI Danish Cancer Society Danish Cyclists’ Federation Danish Two-Wheel Retailers Association DSB Gehl Architects Gobike Gottlieb Paludan Architects HOE360Consulting IS IT A BIRD Kofoed & Co Municipality of Aalborg Municipality of Aarhus Municipality of Copenhagen […]