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Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

| December 10, 2011

It can be hard to determine the exact effect of cycle campaigns, but the tendency in the Danish bicycle culture is clear: In cities that make a systematic effort at promoting cycling, more and more people choose to cycle. There is no doubt that cycle campaigns play a part in this success. This catalogue gives an overview of 14 concrete campaigns, their goals, how they worked in practice, and their results.

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Cycle superhighways will get more people on their bikes

Cycle superhighways will get more people on their bikes

| October 25, 2011

It must be made even easier to choose the bike in favour of the car when going into town from further afield. The City of Copenhagen has joined 17 other municipalities and the Capital Region to create the cycle track’s version of the motorway: the cycle superhighway

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How to copenhagenize your city?

How to copenhagenize your city?

| October 19, 2011

Copenhagen is known worldwide as a city with a strong cycling culture and a fantastic cycling infrastructure. So when traffic planners, architects and journalists speak about Copenhagen inspiring other cities to improve urban living, mobility and the environment by promoting cycling, they use the term “copenhagenize”.

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Red light does not apply to cyclists!

Red light does not apply to cyclists!

| October 11, 2011

“Red light does not apply to cyclists” reads the top story on the free daily newspaper Urban today. The story is based on the new cycling strategi from the City of Copenhagen

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New Bike Sharing System in the city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg

New Bike Sharing System in the city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg

| September 22, 2011

The city of Copenhagen and the city of Frederiksberg, as well as the Public Transport Operators Metroselskabet and DSB S-tog have entered a collaboration on the development and establishment of a bike-sharing system, which in a first step covers the cities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg

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Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions

Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions

| September 18, 2011

Text; Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement. Photos: Troels Heien / Monoline

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Why the world need a Cycling Embassy

Why the world need a Cycling Embassy

| September 1, 2011

Vox pop from the closing workshop at the Velo-City Global conference in Copenhagen 2010.

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The Mayor of Copenhagen – UCI Road World Championships in Copenhagen

The Mayor of Copenhagen – UCI Road World Championships in Copenhagen

| August 25, 2011

The City of Copenhagen will be hosting the UCI Road World Championships September 19 – 25, 2011 and the city plans to celebrate this with a Bicycle Festival that offers exciting and fun activities and events for people of all ages.

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Experiments with flexible parking in Copenhagen

Experiments with flexible parking in Copenhagen

| August 22, 2011

Atkins has provided counseling to a new study on flexible parking spaces for the City of Copenhagen. The idea behind the flexible parking is to allow cyclists and motorists to switch using the car park on the street as needed.

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City’s biking industry rakes in 1.3 billion

City’s biking industry rakes in 1.3 billion

| July 28, 2011

Being the “city of cyclists” has its economic benefits. The story is borrowed from the COPENHAGEN post.

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Bikeability

Bikeability

| June 22, 2011

As part of the bikeability research project the University of Copenhagen conducted a street survey of bicyclist’s preferences and behavior. The video summaries the project and the street survey, and offers a good visual impression of the intensity in the Copenhagen bicycle culture.

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The Carrot, the Stick and the Tambourine – Revitalizing Copenhagen as a City of Cyclists

The Carrot, the Stick and the Tambourine – Revitalizing Copenhagen as a City of Cyclists

| June 21, 2011

Andreas Røhl lays forward the Copenhagen challenges and highlight some of the carrots, sticks and tambourines that the city of Copenhagen takes into use when pursuing the goal of gaining market shares in favour of cycling. Watch the presentation from last years Velo-City Global conference in Copenhagen

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Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

| June 16, 2011

Members of the Cycling Embassy did last week a series of presentations to a delegation from I-Sustain. John Mauro, Cascade Bicycle Club did this blog post.

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Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account shows continuing growth in cycling

Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account shows continuing growth in cycling

| May 28, 2011

Not since the 60s, have the citizens of Copenhagen pedaled as much as they did in 2010. Fresh figures from the City of Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account shows that the citizens have cycled an average of 1.21 mil. km. a day in 2010. This marks an increase of 40.000 km. a day since 2008 and […]

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Bicycle Capitals of the world: Sustainable mobility in Copenhagen and Amsterdam

Bicycle Capitals of the world: Sustainable mobility in Copenhagen and Amsterdam

| May 28, 2011

KpVV (Transport Knowledge Resource Center in the Netherlands) and Fietsberaad (Center of expertise on bicycle policy in the Netherlands) invite you to join us and two program managers of the bicycle capitals of the World in the discussion about bicycle policy.

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Cycling is not a niche, not something special

Cycling is not a niche, not something special

| March 30, 2011

An interview with Andreas Røhl, Head of Cycling Programme for the City of Copenhagen

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Cycle Super Highways in Greater Copenhagen area

Cycle Super Highways in Greater Copenhagen area

| February 2, 2011

”On your bike!” is the message being directed at citizens in the Greater Copenhagen area.

The message is part of a collaboration among 18 local authorities and the Capital Region of Denmark, who wish to create a network of bicycle commuter routes that encourage more people to bike to work.

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Bike Parking in the Cycling City of Copenhagen

Bike Parking in the Cycling City of Copenhagen

| December 20, 2010

A film about Bike parking in Copenhagen. Produced by Copenhagenize Consulting for The City of Copenhagen.

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Rush Hour in the Cycling City of Copenhagen

Rush Hour in the Cycling City of Copenhagen

| December 19, 2010

A film about cycle rush hour in Copenhagen. Produced by Copenhagenize Consulting for The City of Copenhagen

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‘Cycle chic’ in the Cycling City of Copenhagen

‘Cycle chic’ in the Cycling City of Copenhagen

| December 16, 2010

A film about fashion and cycling in Copenhagen. Produced by Copenhagenize Consulting for The City of Copenhagen.

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