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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

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

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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