Tag: safety

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

| July 13, 2010

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

| July 12, 2010

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?

| June 23, 2010

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

| March 28, 2010 | 2 Comments

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

| March 5, 2010

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

The municipality of Frederiksberg is the smallest municipality in Denmark – located in the middle of Copenhagen.

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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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LA Times on Cycling Rights

LA Times on Cycling Rights

| February 25, 2010

Link to a Los Angeles Times article from February 25, 2010

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