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Newsletter 4 – September 2011

Newsletter 4 – September 2011

| September 14, 2011

UCI Road World Championships hits Copenhagen The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is ready to greet the approximately 1,500 international journalists during the UCI Road World Championships—and show them how to bike the Danish way. Read more Cycling for a good cause Cycling as a sport has grown increasingly popular in Denmark over the last years, […]

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UCI Road World Championships hit Copenhagen

UCI Road World Championships hit Copenhagen

| September 14, 2011

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is ready to greet the approximately 1,500 international journalists during the UCI Road World Championships—and show them how to bike the Danish way.

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Cycle Summer School

Cycle Summer School

| September 12, 2011

This summer, the City of Odense staged its first cycle summer school. And it is safe to say it won’t be the last!

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Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist

Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist

| September 12, 2011

Since February, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and about 70 bicycle-keen volunteers have been working on merging map data and local landmarks. Now, the route planner is here.

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Cycling for a good cause

Cycling for a good cause

| September 12, 2011

Cycling as a sport has grown increasingly popular in Denmark over the last years, as more and more people jump in the saddle for the sake of exercise. But many people don’t just cycle to get the exercise; they also do it for a range of good causes.

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Newsletter 3 – July 2011

Newsletter 3 – July 2011

Bicycle Account creates better bicycle conditions The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement. Read more Cycle City 2.0 The Danish cycle cities are continuously working to brand themselves. Just recently, Odense has […]

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Bicycle Account creates better bicycle conditions

Bicycle Account creates better bicycle conditions

The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement.

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Cycle City 2.0

Cycle City 2.0

| June 29, 2011

The Danish cycle cities are continuously working to brand themselves. Just recently, Odense has started a comprehensive process. This has involved a change of name, a payoff, and a whole new visual identity.

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GPS-tech makes cycling fun!

GPS-tech makes cycling fun!

| June 29, 2011

Kids are increasingly being transported on the back of their parents’ car instead of riding a bike. Many Danish municipalities wish to change this development. One way is to combine new technology with an old story!

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X-tra bikes on the S-train

X-tra bikes on the S-train

The first S-trains with double space for bikes are now up and running. S-train has introduced one-way traffic in the new bike compartments to make it easier and faster to get on and off.

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Play streets

Play streets

| December 14, 2010

The city can be a health-promoting place and stimulate the citizens’ taste for physical activity, but it can also promote disease through noise and air pollution. Odense has decided that they want to belong in the first category!

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Safe routes to school

Safe routes to school

| December 13, 2010

How can we influence the recent development where more and more children are driven to school, so the children instead get out of the car seats and up on their bicycles? Tools like school-route analyses and traffic policies can help make the task of securing the school routes more systematic and ensure that the resources are utilised in the best possible way.

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Campaign helps kids remember the lights

Campaign helps kids remember the lights

| December 13, 2010

Counts of bike lights in Denmark show that the number of cyclists with lights on has increased over the last five years. However, one in six still cycle without lights and is thus a danger to themselves and to others. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation is trying to rectify this tendency through the light and reflector campaign “LYS PÅ – med Ludvig” (LIGHTS ON – with Ludvig).

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Making cycle training fun

Making cycle training fun

| December 13, 2010

Good sense is crucial when we move about in traffic. But the imagination is our best ally if we want to teach our children to cycle both safely and happily. Read all about the positive Danish experiences with cycle training through play.

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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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Newsletter 2 – December 2010

Newsletter 2 – December 2010

| December 1, 2010

Making cycle training fun Good sense is crucial when we move about in traffic. But the imagination is our best ally if we want to teach our children to cycle both safely and happily. Read all about the positive Danish experiences with cycle training through play. READ MORE Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children […]

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Bicycle parking – to do or not to do!

Bicycle parking – to do or not to do!

| November 15, 2010

Where do the bicycles go when not in use? Get advice on best practice and bicycle parking do’s and don’ts before deciding on your next bicycle parking facility.

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How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

| November 15, 2010

Motorists’ and cyclists’ awareness of each other is central to traffic safety, and this awareness grows the more cyclists are on the road network – it is a positive spiral.

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Cycling and leisure time

Cycling and leisure time

| November 15, 2010

Combining bicycle-related events with already existing events is a great way to promote leisure-time cycling. Follow the example of Odense.

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Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

| November 15, 2010

Do you ever wonder why the Danes cycle so much? According to Lars Gemzøe at Gehl Architects, the reason is simply that it is so easy that the cycle tracks come to you as you go.

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