Tag: planning

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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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

| 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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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

| July 13, 2010

A publication about the cycling culture in Denmark

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Co-benefits of cycling

Co-benefits of cycling

| July 1, 2010

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

| May 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

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

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