Tag: safety

Good signals – for safety’s sake

Good signals – for safety’s sake

| December 20, 2011

The City of Copenhagen has high ambitions when it comes to cycling: The goal is that by 2015, 50% of all transportation to and from place of work or education will be conducted on bike. In addition, it is to be safe and secure to cycle in the city. Thus, the number of seriously injured cyclists is to be reduced by 50% in the period 2007-2015.

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012 Danish version

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012 Danish version

| December 7, 2011

In  2000, the Danish Road Directorate published a collection of cycle concepts. Today, a new updated version is ready – made by members of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark.

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Road safety: 103 measures to halve road accident deaths by 2020

Road safety: 103 measures to halve road accident deaths by 2020

| September 27, 2011

A non-legislative resolution seeking an EU-wide 30 km/h speed limit in residential areas is adopted by the European Parliament

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How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark

| September 18, 2011

How to: create safety for cyclists in Denmark In Denmark, as in many other countries, the bicycle is used during leisure time, for sports, and to a great extent also as a means of transport in connection with home-work trips and short-distance transport during working hours, etc. Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Risk of injury for bicycling on cycle tracks versus in the street

Risk of injury for bicycling on cycle tracks versus in the street

| February 11, 2011

A study from Harvard School of Public Health.

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Variable-message signs for cyclists by right-turning trucks

Variable-message signs for cyclists by right-turning trucks

| January 17, 2011

Traffic accidents involving cyclists and right-turning have severe consequences. Because of the tragic traffic accidents related to cyclists and right-turning trucks, the Municipality of Aarhus and COWI have made a project, where the aim was to find a solution, which can reduce the number of casualties by right-turning accidents. Although it is the truck that […]

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CO2 neutral cycle path lighting in Aarhus

CO2 neutral cycle path lighting in Aarhus

| January 5, 2011

We meet him at the Skoedstrup exit outside of Aarhus in Denmark, just before twilight on a November day in 2010. Considering the high speed and the 9 km he has just cycled, he arrives in rather a relaxed mode, but this is quite characteristic for a fireball thrilled about his mission. We are talking about lighting of cycle paths with Pablo Celis, project manager for Aarhus Cycle City.

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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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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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Bike lights to reduce accidents

Bike lights to reduce accidents

How can you reduce bicycle related accidents by 32%?

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Selling, Securing and repairing bicycles in Denmark

Selling, Securing and repairing bicycles in Denmark

the Danish Two Wheel Retailers Association at Meet the Danes, Velo-City Global 2010

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Cycling in Denmark for the first time?

Cycling in Denmark for the first time?

A comprehensive guide to cycling in Copenhagen and Denmark

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Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

A team of 12 U.S. transportation professionals conducted in May 2009 an international scan in Europe focused on bicyclist

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Municipality of Fredericia

Municipality of Fredericia

| March 12, 2010

Planning with Cyclists in Mind

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Making Cycling Irresistible

Making Cycling Irresistible

John Pucher and Ralph Buehler published  in July 2008 a paper showing how the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany have made bicycling a safe, convenient, and practical way to get around their cities.

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Municipality of Frederiksberg

Municipality of Frederiksberg

| March 2, 2010

Small Municipality – Big Scale Cycling

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Reelight

Reelight

| March 2, 2010

A small marvel that grabs attention   – Innovative bike lights                                                                                                       Reelight is a Danish manufacturer of bike lights. Our patented, battery-free bike lights generate their own eco-friendly power by means of magnets mounted in the spokes and a small generator integrated in the lights. Reelights are always on, making cyclists visible day and night in […]

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Gehl Architects

Gehl Architects

| March 2, 2010

Better Cities for People

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Municipality of Aarhus

Municipality of Aarhus

| March 2, 2010

Cycle Action Plan Sets High Ambitions

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