Tag: urban

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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CED-member HOE360 Consulting expands their business to Xining, China

CED-member HOE360 Consulting expands their business to Xining, China

| November 26, 2015

HOE360 have joined forces with Niels Jensen, experienced traffic planner from the Municipality of Copenhagen, to develop a training programme for the staff of the city council of Xining.

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The Danish National Bicycle Strategy

The Danish National Bicycle Strategy

| November 24, 2015

The idea behind the bicycle strategy is to encourage more people to cycle. By giving new ideas to municipalities and other actors who would like to take part in the green transition and who wish to invest in cycling – making it easier for more people to cycle on an everyday basis.

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Municipality of Copenhagen

Municipality of Copenhagen

| June 2, 2013

The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.

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VEKSØ

VEKSØ

| March 2, 2013

VEKSØ is an international brand in the market of urban furniture and we strive to combine design, quality and usability in all our products. Our mission is that our product will enrich urban life for the people who use them.

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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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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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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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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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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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Municipality of Odense

Municipality of Odense

| March 2, 2010

The First City to Focus on Cycling

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Lars Gemzøe at Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion 4th of March

Lars Gemzøe at Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion 4th of March

| March 1, 2010

Lars Gemzøe from Cycling Embassy of Denmark, senior lecturer and associate partner in Gehl Architects, will make a presentation in Danish entitled ”Cykelbyer er bløde byer – byer for mennesker” in Malmö on Thursday the 4th of marts at 12:45 at the conference ”Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion”. The conference takes place at Malmö högskola, […]

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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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Cycling Award to Mayor Bloomberg of New York City

Cycling Award to Mayor Bloomberg of New York City

| December 17, 2009

The first biking lanes have seen the light of day in Manhattan with the result that the people of New York have started to ride bikes. Because of that, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark decided to award Mayor Bloomberg of New York City.

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Cycling and Car Sharing

| December 11, 2009

Twelve years ago, the rent-a-car company Hertz had a good idea: introduce a car-sharing system in Denmark. Torben Jarlstroem Clausen immediately became a user, and he still is one today.

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