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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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Travel at the speed of light in Aalborg

Travel at the speed of light in Aalborg

Cyclists travelling on the commuter route between the university and the city centre will now get through the Hadsundvej/Humlebakken intersection easier. During day the cyclists can follow a series of green lane lights in the cycle path. In the evening, the cyclists themselves activate green light in the intersection.

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To Drive or not to Drive

To Drive or not to Drive

Vehicular traffic is taking over the Chinese cities. Still there are a high number of cyclists on the streets. But the bicycle culture is suffering under the new king of the road and so are the cities.

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Danish Bicycle Culture in New York

Danish Bicycle Culture in New York

| January 31, 2012

The Department Of Transportation, New York City, found great inspiration in the streets of Copenhagen on how to get New York City more bike friendly.

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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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Introducing: Mejlgade, the first cycle street in Denmark

Introducing: Mejlgade, the first cycle street in Denmark

| December 20, 2011

The City of Aarhus has now begun work to transform the street Mejlgade to a so-called cycle street – the first of its kind in Denmark. In short, this means that Mejlgade will be turned into a sort of pedestrian street, but for cyclists – where the cars have to be extra considerate of cyclists.

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Good signals – for safety’s sake

Good signals – for safety’s sake

| December 20, 2011

The City of Copenhagen has high ambitions when it comes to cycling: The goal is that by 2015, 50% of all transportation to and from place of work or education will be conducted on bike. In addition, it is to be safe and secure to cycle in the city. Thus, the number of seriously injured cyclists is to be reduced by 50% in the period 2007-2015.

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012 Danish version

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012 Danish version

| December 7, 2011

In  2000, the Danish Road Directorate published a collection of cycle concepts. Today, a new updated version is ready – made by members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark.

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Atkins Denmark involved in the makeover of Oxford Circus and Regent Street

Atkins Denmark involved in the makeover of Oxford Circus and Regent Street

| November 1, 2011

Atkins Denmark is contributing with bicycle knowledge and solutions in connection with Atkins UK’s Masterplan for Oxford Circus and Regent Street

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New Danish common government policy includes bicycles

New Danish common government policy includes bicycles

| October 3, 2011

Earlier today, the New Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced the official common government policy entitled “A Denmark that stands together”. The government policy propose some interesting traffic solutions.

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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

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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Odense – Bicycle infrastructure

Odense – Bicycle infrastructure

Odense is Denmark’s third largest city with 185 000 inhabitants. During the time of 1999 and 2002 it was the official National Cycle City of Denmark. In these four years the Ministry of Transport and the National Road Directorate financed engineering and infrastructural measures combined with publicity or motivational campaign and practical offers to promote active modes of transport.

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Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling

Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling

Bicyclists represent a different and somewhat rapid form of foot traffic, but in terms of sensory experiences, life and movement, they are part of the rest of city life. Naturally, bicyclists are welcome in support of the goal to promote lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. The following is about planning good cities for bicyclists, and is handled relatively narrowly and in direct relation to a discussion on the human dimension in city planning.

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Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

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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American Cities Release Bikeway Design Guide

American Cities Release Bikeway Design Guide

Better late than never! Here you have the press release from NACTO regarding their Bikeway Design Guide. The Cycling Embassy of Denmark will later this year publish a similar catalog of ideas with best practice solutions from Denmark.

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Cycle traffic in New York

Cycle traffic in New York

As part of a project, seeking to update and rewrite a “Collection of Bicycle Concepts” – a project which has received national funding from the Danish Road Directorate – a study trip to New York was arranged and undertaken in end of March, 2011.

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1000 kilometers of new bike lanes in the world’s biggest city of cars

1000 kilometers of new bike lanes in the world’s biggest city of cars

Los Angeles, the city known for cars, is going to get more than 1000 kilometers of new bike lanes within the forthcoming years.

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Collaboration with the Municipality of Rome

Collaboration with the Municipality of Rome

| February 23, 2011

Protocol of collaboration for the development of urban cycling between the Municipality of Rome and the Cycling Embassy

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Risk of injury for bicycling on cycle tracks versus in the street

Risk of injury for bicycling on cycle tracks versus in the street

| February 11, 2011

A study from Harvard School of Public Health.

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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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