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Can cycling prevent cancer?

Can cycling prevent cancer?

| November 30, 2016

At the World Cancer Congress in Paris, the Danish Cancer Society was invited to present a new project. The project presented is a Danish initiative called ´Go cycling Denmark´ (Ta’ cyklen Danmark), which highlights the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in countering illnesses such as cancer. The award winning conference is one of the leading […]

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CED contributing to the first EU strategy on cycling

CED contributing to the first EU strategy on cycling

| November 29, 2016

In September 2016, with the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) at the handlebars, work began on creating the blueprints for a unified EU strategy on cycling. Early in the process, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was invited to participate by coordinating one of the chapters in this historic document on cycling. The objective of the strategy […]

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Collaboration for creating a better city

Collaboration for creating a better city

| November 29, 2016

In Denmark it´s unthinkable to redesign a city or neighborhood without including bike facilities and infrastructure. But cycling knowledge won’t make a city on its own, therefore HOE306 Consulting collaborate, with other professional competencies in order to make great space to live and interact. Part of the winning team HOE360 Consulting had the great pleasure […]

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CED abroad: Danish bicycle games for Japanese children

CED abroad: Danish bicycle games for Japanese children

| October 6, 2016

In the autumn of 2016, Lotte Bech, member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark and architect from Urban Cycle Planning, visited the Japanese cities of Osaka, Kyoto, Kanazawa and Tokyo. Lotte Bech visited schools and kinder gardens to do workshops on cycling games. The trip had an aim of inspiring the Japanese communities to focus […]

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Aalborg focuses on co-operation and experiments

Aalborg focuses on co-operation and experiments

| September 29, 2016

It requires extraordinary efforts to retain and develop cycling in a city. In Aalborg, collaborations that include experiments and evaluation in order to bring Aalborg to the forefront amongst the leading cycling municipalities play a central role. Lately, two projects with Aalborg University have provided valuable input to continued development. In the last few years, […]

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Danish-Dutch team of architects to expand Amsterdam traffic hub

Danish-Dutch team of architects to expand Amsterdam traffic hub

| September 19, 2016

A Danish–Dutch architectural team is set to rebuild the train station Amstel in Amsterdam in the years to come. The rebuilding will vastly improve conditions for commuters who also use their bikes with 6,000 new bicycle parking spots in a compact layout and a meticulously prepared optimization of the natural passenger flow. The task is […]

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A bicycle became the motor of change

A bicycle became the motor of change

| September 19, 2016

In Aarhus we make a serious effort to further development and innovation in many areas. The character of the city is changing. The number of citizens is increasing, and we are seeing the appearance of new districts as well as a new skyline, new businesses, new places of study, new cultural institutions, a huge new […]

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CED-member HOE360 Consulting expands their business to Xining, China

CED-member HOE360 Consulting expands their business to Xining, China

| November 26, 2015

HOE360 have joined forces with Niels Jensen, experienced traffic planner from the Municipality of Copenhagen, to develop a training programme for the staff of the city council of Xining.

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The Danish National Bicycle Strategy

The Danish National Bicycle Strategy

| November 24, 2015

The idea behind the bicycle strategy is to encourage more people to cycle. By giving new ideas to municipalities and other actors who would like to take part in the green transition and who wish to invest in cycling – making it easier for more people to cycle on an everyday basis.

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Establishing a culture of cycling in the childhood

Establishing a culture of cycling in the childhood

| June 11, 2010

A presentation of a practical approach to children and cycling from Velo-city 2007

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The Cycling Carpenter

The Cycling Carpenter

| December 11, 2009

Even though the Danes are known as keen cyclists, Finn Christiansen is a bit of a rarity. Craftsmen usually drive cars so they can carry their equipment, but Finn Christiansen loves riding a bike.

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Seventy Years of Cycling

Seventy Years of Cycling

| December 11, 2009

Joergen Nilsson rides a bike every day and has done so for the last 70 years. In spite of his age, he often sits on his bicycle for more than an hour a day

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Mail Carrier on Two Wheels

Mail Carrier on Two Wheels

| December 11, 2009

Riding a bike is a part of the job for Zdenka Jankovic – she is a mail carrier. In Denmark, letters are delivered by bicycle in city areas

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He Spends Most of His Time on a Bike

He Spends Most of His Time on a Bike

| December 11, 2009

Jimmy Bargisen has four bikes in the stairway, two in the apartment – and there are an unknown number in the loft – altogether, he and his girlfriend have about 15 bikes.

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Cycling and Car Sharing

| December 11, 2009

Twelve years ago, the rent-a-car company Hertz had a good idea: introduce a car-sharing system in Denmark. Torben Jarlstroem Clausen immediately became a user, and he still is one today.

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Commutes to Work on Electric Bike

Commutes to Work on Electric Bike

| December 11, 2009

From their house in the countryside to their work places in the city, Elsebeth Gedde and her husband both have about 18 kilometers to go.

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A Politician on Two Wheels

A Politician on Two Wheels

| December 11, 2009

“I cycle approximately 10 kilometers on an average day. I ride my bike everywhere unless it’s very far or if the clothes I wear are very unpractical.

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A Cycling Family

A Cycling Family

| December 11, 2009

Maren Uthaugh does not usually go far on her bicycle, but she uses it every day.

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The Cycling Lawyer

The Cycling Lawyer

| December 11, 2009

Working in a law firm, Lars Kjaer needs to follow a dress code. So every morning when he jumps on his bike to go to work, he’s wearing a suit.

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