Tag: health

Bicycling throughout Europe

Bicycling throughout Europe

| September 29, 2016

The European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, visited Copenhagen on September 9th. The purpose of the visit was for Bulc to seek inspiration on how The European Commission can improve the promotion of cycling in Europe. According to the European Commission for Transport, mobility and transport is playing a fundamental role in today’s world. The […]

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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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Kofoed & Co

Kofoed & Co

| January 9, 2012

Intelligent communication at eye level Kofoed & Co is a front-runner in the digital world, developing innovative and creative state-of the-art projects, electronic information displays, mobile and interactive solutions. We take pride in exploring the technological limits, pushing the boundaries of technologies in a quest to create optimal solutions, collaborating with the best in the business. Kofoed & […]

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Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

| December 13, 2010

The number of lifestyle-related diseases is on the rise. However, socio-economic studies show that there is a lot to be gained by learning healthy transport habits from an early age—both in terms of fitness ratings and good spirits.

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Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

| August 20, 2010

“Cities of the 21st century should be lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. Jan Gehl tells us how all of these qualities can be achieved through the policy of making walking and cycling the preferred mode of movement in the city.”

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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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Visit to Scotland

Visit to Scotland

| May 25, 2010 | 1 Comment

The chairman of the cycling embassy in Scotland

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The Cycling Embassy in St. Petersburg

The Cycling Embassy in St. Petersburg

| May 20, 2010

Meet members of the embassy at Dreams on Wheels in Russia

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Cycling and health in an ageing society

Cycling and health in an ageing society

| May 18, 2010

Odense arranges a free, two day workshop on cycling and health the 9th and 10th of June 2010

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Danish Cancer Society

Danish Cancer Society

| March 12, 2010

The Danish Cancer Society’s vision is a life without cancer.

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Gehl Architects

Gehl Architects

| March 2, 2010

Better Cities for People

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COWI A/S

COWI A/S

| March 2, 2010

Expertise in Cycle Traffic and Bicycle friendly Urban Planning 

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Wonderful World of Cycling – Why Do the Danes Bicycle?

Wonderful World of Cycling – Why Do the Danes Bicycle?

| January 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

An introduction to Denmark as a cycling country

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