Tag: know-how

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 Cycling Embassy of Denmark at the CIVITAS Forum 2016

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark at the CIVITAS Forum 2016

| September 28, 2016

At the CIVITAS Forum in Gdynia, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is sharing and promoting Danish bicycle culture.  The theme of this year’s Forum is ´Shaping the mobility of tomorrow’ and here the participants will discuss the development of sustainable urban mobility in the European cities. Three members of the CED, Niels Hoé from […]

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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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CED-member HOE360 Consulting expands their business to Xining, China

CED-member HOE360 Consulting expands their business to Xining, China

| November 26, 2015

HOE360 have joined forces with Niels Jensen, experienced traffic planner from the Municipality of Copenhagen, to develop a training programme for the staff of the city council of Xining.

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The Danish National Bicycle Strategy

The Danish National Bicycle Strategy

| November 24, 2015

The idea behind the bicycle strategy is to encourage more people to cycle. By giving new ideas to municipalities and other actors who would like to take part in the green transition and who wish to invest in cycling – making it easier for more people to cycle on an everyday basis.

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Danish Cycling Games gain popularity in South America

Danish Cycling Games gain popularity in South America

| November 20, 2015

Fostering a new generation of young cyclists through Cycling Games is an important step towards getting more people to use the bicycle as their preferred means of transportation. The Danish concept, Cycling Games, has gained popularity in Colombia and the aim is to spread it further across South America.

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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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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.

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The Cycling Embassy at Velo-City Global 2012

The Cycling Embassy at Velo-City Global 2012

| June 25, 2012

The cycling world will once again be gathered at the Velo-City conference. This time in Vancouver. You can download our members presentation here as they are presented!

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Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

| June 13, 2012

Vancouver could become North America’s cycling capital, reveals the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF).   With over 60,000 trips everyday done by bicycle, Vancouver has seen a huge spike in cyclists and pro-cycling policies.

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City Cycling

City Cycling

| June 10, 2012

A guide to today’s urban cycling renaissance, with information on cycling’s health benefits, safety, bikes and bike equipment, bike lanes, bike sharing, and other topics.

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Can you export Danish Bicycle know-how?

Can you export Danish Bicycle know-how?

| March 29, 2012

The short answer is yes. Danish municipalities and consultants have a lot of knowledge that can benefit other countries in their efforts to improve conditions for cyclists. Many foreign cities have discovered the benefits of using Danish bicycle know-how. In recent years, many Danes have presented their bicycle-related work at international conferences, and several consultants are involved in international projects. Thus, to an extent, the export of Danish bicycle know-how is already in progress

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The New Nørreport Station: Rethinking and Doubling Bicycle Parking

The New Nørreport Station: Rethinking and Doubling Bicycle Parking

| March 29, 2012

The renovation of platforms, buildings, and the urban space around Nørreport, the busiest railway station in Denmark, has begun. The project is based on a proposal by Public Arkitekter in cooperation with COBE, Grontmij Carl Bro, and Bartenbach Lichtlabor, which won first prize at an international architectural competition.

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Copenhagen’s bicycle mayor: Give back the space to the cyclists

Copenhagen’s bicycle mayor: Give back the space to the cyclists

| March 28, 2012

Space is in great demand in the Danish Capital. And it takes political courage to take it away from the cars and give it to the cyclists. But the result will be better urban life for all, says Copenhagen’s Mayor of the Technical and Environmental Administration

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Cycle Score: using RFID tags to reward cyclists

Cycle Score: using RFID tags to reward cyclists

| February 21, 2012

Fredericia Cycle City has developed a brand new concept, a reward system based on the use of Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on bikes to electronically record every time a bicycle arrives at work or at school.

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The biggest news items of 2011

The biggest news items of 2011

| January 5, 2012

A roundup of what was popular on our site in 2011. We have had a look at what our readers liked in 2011. Perhaps you missed some of the news items?

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