Tag: infrastructure

The Bycyklen bikes have arrived

The Bycyklen bikes have arrived

| November 2, 2015

On Wednesday, October 14th  the last truck, loaded with 65 Bycyklen bikes, rolled from Germany into Denmark. The City & Commuter Bike Foundation’s board has now approved the delivery and is happy to see that all of the 1,860 Bycyklen city bikes have been delivered and that the Bycyklen system now counts 90 bike stations.

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How to decrease right-turn accidents

How to decrease right-turn accidents

| October 23, 2015

The Danish Road Directorate recently initiated two measures to decrease the number of right-turn accidents. The first is by funding the establishment of bike boxes in Danish municipalities, and the second is through TV campaigns.

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Our daily bike rides benefit the climate immensely

Our daily bike rides benefit the climate immensely

| October 20, 2015

Exercise, comfort and an easier means of transportation are among the main reasons why thousands of Danes grab the bike and leave the car in the garage. But cyclists are also a contributing factor in limiting global warming. In relation to cars, cyclists emits close to no CO2 from their transport.

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Cycling police officers are closer to the public and the concerns of citizens

Cycling police officers are closer to the public and the concerns of citizens

| October 13, 2015

In the Municipality of Aalborg, cycling police officers have become a common sight in the urban landscape.

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Danish concept, CykelScore, awarded

Danish concept, CykelScore, awarded

| October 9, 2015

At this year’s CIVITAS Forum Conference the Danish project CykelScore (BikeScore) was awarded with a runner up prize in the category “Technical Innovation”.

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Strong Danish representation at top EU Cycling Summit

Strong Danish representation at top EU Cycling Summit

| October 7, 2015

Today, October 7, marks a special day for cycling. It is the first informal meeting of the EU and EFTA Transport Ministers discussing only cycling in a so-called “EU Cycling Summit.”

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Developing cycling highways in Greater Copenhagen

Developing cycling highways in Greater Copenhagen

| October 2, 2015

Cycle Super Highways play an essential role in making the Greater Copenhagen area the biggest cycling regions in the world. The highways are meant to encourage people to change their means of transportation from using cars to bicycles. Check out the video about the Cycle Super Highways.

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School Pupils as Ambassadors of Cycling

School Pupils as Ambassadors of Cycling

| September 22, 2015

With the participation of pupils this project is striving to improve the conditions for cyclists in their daily commute to school. With a strong focus on participatory democracy, the school has derived a comprehensive plan to make the young ones feel safer when biking to school.

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Cycling Embassy of Denmark study cycling in Germany and Switzerland this week

Cycling Embassy of Denmark study cycling in Germany and Switzerland this week

| September 15, 2015

Today, 28 members of Cycling Embassy of Denmark will visit three cities on a four-day trip to Germany and Switzerland, hoping to bring new ideas and solutions back to Denmark.

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Travel at the speed of light in Aalborg

Travel at the speed of light in Aalborg

| March 28, 2012

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

| March 13, 2012

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

| 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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Odense – Bicycle infrastructure

Odense – Bicycle infrastructure

| June 20, 2011

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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