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ITS makes cycling safer

ITS makes cycling safer

| February 8, 2013

Increasing numbers of cyclists on Copenhagen’s cycle tracks require new approaches to planning and implementing cycling infrastructure. Casper Wulff of consulting company and new member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, Rambøll, points to ITS technology as part of the answer. 

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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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Merge Transport planning and Design of Cities: Transurban Planning

Merge Transport planning and Design of Cities: Transurban Planning

| November 23, 2011

The Swedish Transport Administration invited Helle Søholt, Gehl Architiects, to contribute as Key Note speaker and to take part in the panel discussion at the seminar Think Future, Strategies for the transport-system of tomorrow, in Stockholm on the 8th of November.

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What New York learned in Copenhagen

What New York learned in Copenhagen

| January 27, 2011

Watch Gehl Architects CEO Helle Søholt explain about the many lessons about livable cities that Copenhagen offers to visitors and residents alike. The film is produced by the Foreign Ministry of Denmark. Learn more about Denmark on Denmark.dk.

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Creating Tomorrows Liveable Cities

Creating Tomorrows Liveable Cities

| January 21, 2011

Earlier this week, professor Jan Gehl was giving the closing keynote at The Economists conference in London, Creating tomorrow’s liveable cities. View the full programme and the other speakers at the conference here.

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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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Jan Gehls newest book, Cities for People – review and a talk

Jan Gehls newest book, Cities for People – review and a talk

| September 11, 2010

Urban life is in many ways a matter of rhythms, and the rhythms of human movement and perception have found a gifted interpreter in Gehl. Every city that has implemented his ideas has revived some of its livelier qualities, or discovered them anew.

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Cities for people

Cities for people

| September 7, 2010

Danish author, architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl is giving a talk about his latest book Cities for People in London at the NLA, The Building Centre, on January 18th.

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Super highways for cyclists

Super highways for cyclists

| September 2, 2010

Bicycle motorways to encourage people to bike to and from work

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Bicycle Parking

Bicycle Parking

| September 1, 2010

Cycling as a means of transport is on the increase in many towns and cities around the world, and further growth in the number of cyclists is expected in the coming years. At the same time, a lot is being done at many levels to get more people on their bicycles. However, not much thought […]

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Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

| August 20, 2010

“Cities of the 21st century should be lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. Jan Gehl tells us how all of these qualities can be achieved through the policy of making walking and cycling the preferred mode of movement in the city.”

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Our Cities Ourselves: 10 Principles for Transport in Urban Life

Our Cities Ourselves: 10 Principles for Transport in Urban Life

| August 10, 2010

A publication showing how modern cities can meet the challenges of climate changes and population growth

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Let’s Reinvent the Wheel for a Change

Let’s Reinvent the Wheel for a Change

A publication about the cycling culture in Denmark

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Co-benefits of cycling

Co-benefits of cycling

Interview with John Whitelegg, Professor of Sustainable Transport, on the co-benefits of cycling

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Google launches bike planner in USA

Google launches bike planner in USA

Google Maps has launched a service to plan bicycle routes in 150 cities in the U.S.

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Municipality of Fredericia

Municipality of Fredericia

| March 12, 2010

Planning with Cyclists in Mind

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Dreams On Wheels

Dreams On Wheels

Danish Cycling Culture For Urban Sustainability Dreams on Wheels is a conceptual exhibit promoting urban cycling as a personal transportation alternative. It provides an overview of best practice from Denmark concerning cultural planning, innovative industrial design, and city planning.

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Gehl Architects

Gehl Architects

| March 2, 2010

Better Cities for People

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Municipality of Odense

Municipality of Odense

| March 2, 2010

The First City to Focus on Cycling

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COWI A/S

COWI A/S

| March 2, 2010

Expertise in Cycle Traffic and Bicycle friendly Urban Planning 

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