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In Denmark kids are bicycling to school from the first day

In Denmark kids are bicycling to school from the first day

| September 14, 2016

Every year when a new class of Danish children starts school, they are also preparing themselves to getting to school for the first time. Traditionally, the year group of children is primarily being taught traffic safety. However at the municipality of Odense in Denmark, they are promoting bicycling in schools by adding it to the […]

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Cyclists are priceless for cities

Cyclists are priceless for cities

| November 25, 2015

A new Danish study shows that cyclists and pedestrians contribute to roughly 50 % of the revenue in retailing in the large cities’ centers and roughly 25 % in the small and medium-sized cities. The bicycle is the preferred means of transportation in city centers, and cyclists visit more shops per trip than car drivers.

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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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Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

| December 10, 2011

It can be hard to determine the exact effect of cycle campaigns, but the tendency in the Danish bicycle culture is clear: In cities that make a systematic effort at promoting cycling, more and more people choose to cycle. There is no doubt that cycle campaigns play a part in this success. This catalogue gives an overview of 14 concrete campaigns, their goals, how they worked in practice, and their results.

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Cycling for a good cause

Cycling for a good cause

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycling for a good cause 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. Photos; […]

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Cycle Summer School

Cycle Summer School

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle Summer School This summer, the City of Odense staged its first cycle summer school. And it is safe to say it won’t be the last! Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Cycle City 2.0

Cycle City 2.0

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle City 2.0 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. Photos: Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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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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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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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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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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New film from Odense

New film from Odense

| May 19, 2011

A new promotion film from the City of Odense – Cycle City Odense. In Odense our vision is to generate more trips made by bike. Therefore, we presently run a branding campaign. The message is quite simple and we hope that this campaign, combined with the many cycle initiatives and improvements carried out, will create […]

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Spinning Wheels

Spinning Wheels

| April 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Watch the presentation of Odense which is to be shown at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai.

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Electrify your bike in Odense

Electrify your bike in Odense

| April 14, 2010

In Odense, the conventional bicycle is now being accompanied by the electric bike

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