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New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

| April 22, 2014

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. 250 brand new and high-tech bikes have been introduced in  Copenhagen. The bikes are electric powered and has a built-in tablet. The tablet provides Internet and GPS connectivity, and everything […]

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New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

New bicycle bridge in Copenhagen

| April 14, 2014

A new bicycle bridge in Copenhagen is taking shape. Last week, the last major bridge sections were lifted into place, and over the next months, one of Copenhagen’s most demanded bike improvements will be completed. The 12,000 cyclists who every day has to pull their bike up and down the stairs at Copenhagen Mall, will […]

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UN-Habitat and ECF sign agreement to promote cycling worldwide

UN-Habitat and ECF sign agreement to promote cycling worldwide

| April 9, 2014

UN-Habitat and European Cyclists’ Federation sign Memorandum of Understanding on promoting cycling as a sustainable means of transport worldwide Dr. Joan Clos, the Executive Director of UN-Habitat and Manfred Neun, President of the European Cyclists’ Federation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the “Promotion of Cycling as a Sustainable Means of Transportation”. This agreement engages […]

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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. You can find the full program here

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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. The MEPs inserted amendments that some of this space has to be used to decrease blind spots at the […]

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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. Read the full article here

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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. The aim is to […]

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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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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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Press release: Cyclists and Cycling Around the World

Press release: Cyclists and Cycling Around the World

| November 19, 2013

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. It contains 25 articles written by leading experts in such fields as, local planning, cycle advocacy and research and is divided into seven chapters on […]

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

The first edition of Collection of Cycle Concepts was published in 2000 and enjoyed a wide circulation among everyone interested in bicycle traffic. The simultaneous publication of the English version spread the Danish bicycle traffic experience to many parts of the world. The second edition, Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012, updates the field, featuring new […]

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This is a Full-Width Test Post

| August 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

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