Tag: sustainability

Bicycling throughout Europe

Bicycling throughout Europe

| September 29, 2016

The European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, visited Copenhagen on September 9th. The purpose of the visit was for Bulc to seek inspiration on how The European Commission can improve the promotion of cycling in Europe. According to the European Commission for Transport, mobility and transport is playing a fundamental role in today’s world. The […]

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The Cycling Embassy of Denmark at the CIVITAS Forum 2016

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark at the CIVITAS Forum 2016

| September 28, 2016

At the CIVITAS Forum in Gdynia, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is sharing and promoting Danish bicycle culture.  The theme of this year’s Forum is ´Shaping the mobility of tomorrow’ and here the participants will discuss the development of sustainable urban mobility in the European cities. Three members of the CED, Niels Hoé from […]

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CED member receives bicycle award

CED member receives bicycle award

| September 20, 2016

Jan Gehl, architect and owner at Gehl Architects (member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark), became the recipient of the Peter Elming Initiative award 2016 on September 15th. The award was given to Jan Gehl, due to his lifelong pioneering work developing livable cities – and because Jan Gehl continuously has made cycling central to […]

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The future of the bicycle

The future of the bicycle

| September 7, 2016

Tuesday the 30th of August 2016, politicians, cycling enthusiasts, and specialists were gathered at a national bicycle conference at Christiansborg, hosted by The Social Democrats and the Danish Cyclists´ Federation. The purpose of the conference was to debate the political issues regarding bicycle planning. The focus of the conference was the bicycle culture of the […]

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Copenhagen Most Liveable City 2013

Copenhagen Most Liveable City 2013

| June 18, 2013

According to the lifestyle magazine Monocle, Copenhagen is the world’s most liveable city. It is the second time the Danish capital wins the title, the last time being in 2008. Then and now, bicycles play an essential role for Copenhagen’s high level of life quality for the city’s residents and visitors.

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Kofoed & Co

Kofoed & Co

| January 9, 2012

Intelligent communication at eye level Kofoed & Co is a front-runner in the digital world, developing innovative and creative state-of the-art projects, electronic information displays, mobile and interactive solutions. We take pride in exploring the technological limits, pushing the boundaries of technologies in a quest to create optimal solutions, collaborating with the best in the business. Kofoed & […]

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A city that functions like a cluster of villages

A city that functions like a cluster of villages

| September 2, 2010

“The internationally recognized Indian activist and philosopher, explains that planning for the human being rather than the automobile can liberate space and create community within a city. In her opinion, a sustainable city should operate as a self-reliant and self-sufficient cluster of villages.”

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10 Principles For Sustainable City Governance

10 Principles For Sustainable City Governance

| August 16, 2010

Copenhagen agenda for sustainable cities

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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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Visit to Scotland

Visit to Scotland

| May 25, 2010 | 1 Comment

The chairman of the cycling embassy in Scotland

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Boosting cycling is win-win

Boosting cycling is win-win

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

“Cycling improves health and the environment but it is not in the DNA of government. It needs to be”

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Andreas Røhl at Wisconsin Bike Summit

Andreas Røhl at Wisconsin Bike Summit

| March 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be represented by Andreas Røhl, head of the City of Copenhagen’s Bicycle Program, at Wisconsin Bike Summit 2010

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Troels Andersen at Connecting Communities

Troels Andersen at Connecting Communities

| March 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Troels Andersen was representing Fredericia Cycle City at the Seminar ‘Connecting Communities’ 25th March in Scotland

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Dreams On Wheels

Dreams On Wheels

| March 8, 2010

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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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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Niels Tørsløv at Capitals Alliance 2010 Conference 22-25th of March

Niels Tørsløv at Capitals Alliance 2010 Conference 22-25th of March

| February 15, 2010

Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be represented by Niels Tørsløv, director of the traffic department in the City of Copenhagen, at the Capitals Alliance 2010 Conference on Urban Mobility in National Capitals

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