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The Cycling Embassy of Denmark at the CIVITAS Forum 2016

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark at the CIVITAS Forum 2016

| September 28, 2016

At the CIVITAS Forum in Gdynia, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is sharing and promoting Danish bicycle culture.  The theme of this year’s Forum is ´Shaping the mobility of tomorrow’ and here the participants will discuss the development of sustainable urban mobility in the European cities. Three members of the CED, Niels Hoé from […]

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The Danish Bicycle Games in Rio de Janeiro

The Danish Bicycle Games in Rio de Janeiro

| September 23, 2016

Parallel to The Olympic Games in Rio, a bicycle initiative took place in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro. Here the Brazilian bicycle organization, Bike Anjo, had arranged a bicycle workshop with an array of games, ideas, and inspiration. Balder Brøndsted, a representative of the Danish Cyclists´ Federation and VisitDenmark, participated in the workshop, to […]

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CED member receives bicycle award

CED member receives bicycle award

| September 20, 2016

Jan Gehl, architect and owner at Gehl Architects (member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark), became the recipient of the Peter Elming Initiative award 2016 on September 15th. The award was given to Jan Gehl, due to his lifelong pioneering work developing livable cities – and because Jan Gehl continuously has made cycling central to […]

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The future of the bicycle

The future of the bicycle

| September 7, 2016

Tuesday the 30th of August 2016, politicians, cycling enthusiasts, and specialists were gathered at a national bicycle conference at Christiansborg, hosted by The Social Democrats and the Danish Cyclists´ Federation. The purpose of the conference was to debate the political issues regarding bicycle planning. The focus of the conference was the bicycle culture of the […]

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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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Municipality of Copenhagen

Municipality of Copenhagen

| June 2, 2013

The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.

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‘Herning Bikes’ in the middle of Jutland

‘Herning Bikes’ in the middle of Jutland

| March 19, 2013

In the middle-sized Danish town of Herning, 2012 was an important year for cycling. The Giro d’Italia mania had barely passed before Herning was chosen as ‘Cycle City of the Year’. The town’s efforts to boost cycling had already paid off, although they had just begun.

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A city that functions like a cluster of villages

A city that functions like a cluster of villages

| September 2, 2010

“The internationally recognized Indian activist and philosopher, explains that planning for the human being rather than the automobile can liberate space and create community within a city. In her opinion, a sustainable city should operate as a self-reliant and self-sufficient cluster of villages.”

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Cycling Cities

Cycling Cities

| August 13, 2010

Denmark vs. the Netherlands

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Our Cities Ourselves: 10 Principles for Transport in Urban Life

Our Cities Ourselves: 10 Principles for Transport in Urban Life

| August 10, 2010

A publication showing how modern cities can meet the challenges of climate changes and population growth

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Let’s Reinvent the Wheel for a Change

Let’s Reinvent the Wheel for a Change

| July 13, 2010

A publication about the cycling culture in Denmark

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Dreams on Wheels in Mexico City

Dreams on Wheels in Mexico City

| April 14, 2010

Dreams on Wheels promotes cycling culture in Mexico City

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Municipality of Fredericia

Municipality of Fredericia

| March 12, 2010

Planning with Cyclists in Mind

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Municipality of Frederiksberg

Municipality of Frederiksberg

| March 2, 2010

The municipality of Frederiksberg is the smallest municipality in Denmark – located in the middle of Copenhagen.

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Municipality of Odense

Municipality of Odense

| March 2, 2010

The First City to Focus on Cycling

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Municipality of Aarhus

Municipality of Aarhus

| March 2, 2010

Cycle Action Plan Sets High Ambitions

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Lars Gemzøe at Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion 4th of March

Lars Gemzøe at Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion 4th of March

| March 1, 2010

Lars Gemzøe from Cycling Embassy of Denmark, senior lecturer and associate partner in Gehl Architects, will make a presentation in Danish entitled ”Cykelbyer er bløde byer – byer for mennesker” in Malmö on Thursday the 4th of marts at 12:45 at the conference ”Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion”. The conference takes place at Malmö högskola, […]

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