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Full conference program for Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 released

Full conference program for Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 released

| April 2, 2014

The program for  Velo-city Global Adelaide 2014 is now live! It has an exciting mix of keynote speakers, concurrent session topics involving more than 170 presenters, social activities, tours and workshops.

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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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Pedalear o no pedalear

Pedalear o no pedalear

| April 1, 2014

Resumen: La mayoría de la gente sabe que el ciclismo es más saludable que conducir en coche o en autobús. Aún así, es difícil que la gente cambie su comportamiento. Tanto el medio físico como factores individuales influyen en nuestra elección del medio de transporte en la vida cotidiana.

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Rad fahren oder nicht Rad fahren…

Rad fahren oder nicht Rad fahren…

| April 1, 2014

Was fehlt noch, damit die Dänen Rad fahren? Kurz gesagt: Die meisten wissen, dass Radfahren gesünder ist als Bus- oder Autofahren. Trotzdem fällt es den Leuten schwer, ihr Verhalten zu ändern. Sowohl dem Lebensumfeld als auch den individuellen Verhältnissen kommt Bedeutung bei der täglichen Wahl des Verkehrsmittels zu.

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34 nuevos proyectos de movilidad en Odense

34 nuevos proyectos de movilidad en Odense

| April 1, 2014

En el 2009, el Consejo Municipal de Odense aprobó un ambicioso plan de movilidad y tráfico, que de manera significativa cambiará la infraestructura de la ciudad y promoverá el transporte sostenible.

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34 neue Mobilitätsprojekte in Odense

34 neue Mobilitätsprojekte in Odense

| April 1, 2014

Im Jahr 2009 beschloss der Stadtrat von Odense einen ehrgeizigen Verkehrs- und Mobilitätsplan, der die Infrastruktur der Stadt auf spürbare Weise ändern und nachhaltigen Verkehr fördern soll.

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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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First step to safer HGV/lorry cabs taken

First step to safer HGV/lorry cabs taken

| March 19, 2014

The European Parliament has brought forward the possibility of ground breaking lorry/truck safety design with a vote yesterday in the Parliament. The MEPs voted in favour of allowing an increase in the front of the cabs.

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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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Danish Road Directorate

Danish Road Directorate

| February 27, 2014

The Danish Road Directorate is part of the Danish Transport Ministry. The directorate is responsible for a portfolio of around 4.000 km of state-owned roads that carry around 45 % of the entire road traffic in the country.

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IS IT A BIRD

IS IT A BIRD

| January 24, 2014

IS IT A BIRD is a strategic innovation agency. We specialize in understanding behavior and use insights about people’s lives to develop and rethink cities, organisations, products and services. Our style is empathetic and passionate. Our mission is sustained change.

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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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New handbook for school cycling

New handbook for school cycling

| November 26, 2013

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s new handbook for school cycling has just been published. The book gives concrete advice to parents, schools and municipalities on children cycling to and from school.

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Kisses on the cheek and tango – the Cycling Embassy of Denmark in Buenos Aires

Kisses on the cheek and tango – the Cycling Embassy of Denmark in Buenos Aires

| November 26, 2013

Geographically, three CED members were very far away when they participated in the event IbikeABC. IbikeABC was a co-operation between the city administration of Buenos Aires, the Dutch Cultural Institute and the Danish Embassy in Buenos Aires.

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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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The Dutch approach – lessons learnt from a Danish perspective

The Dutch approach – lessons learnt from a Danish perspective

| November 26, 2013

What can Danish cycle planners learn from the Dutch? This was the key question when a large group of members from Cycling Embassy of Denmark went on a study trip in September 2013. 23 cycling specialists visited 6 different Dutch cities and our twin organisation, the Dutch Cycling Embassy.

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