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Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

Copenhagen to Seattle: Bike infrastructure needed

Members of the Cycling Embassy did last week a series of presentations to a delegation from I-Sustain. John Mauro, Cascade Bicycle Club did this blog post.

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American Cities Release Bikeway Design Guide

American Cities Release Bikeway Design Guide

Better late than never! Here you have the press release from NACTO regarding their Bikeway Design Guide. The Cycling Embassy of Denmark will later this year publish a similar catalog of ideas with best practice solutions from 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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Rethinking the city – Janette Sadik-Khan

Rethinking the city – Janette Sadik-Khan

| August 17, 2010

“Janette Sadik-Khan discusses her work as Transportation Commissioner of New York City, including her efforts to create more pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly streets. In the 21st century, she tells us, we will need to balance our transportation networks better.”

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Cycling Copenhagen, Through North American Eyes

Cycling Copenhagen, Through North American Eyes

| August 16, 2010

Clarence Eckerson, Jr. from Streetfilms.org made this wonderful film from his visit to Copenhagen

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Tax incentives for bike commuting

Tax incentives for bike commuting

Denmark is in many aspects a front-runner when it comes to cycling. Unfortunately, the area of tax incentives for bike commuting is not one of them.

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Google launches bike planner in USA

Google launches bike planner in USA

Google Maps has launched a service to plan bicycle routes in 150 cities in the U.S.

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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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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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Letter from Mayor Bloomberg

Letter from Mayor Bloomberg

| December 29, 2009

The secretariat of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark has received a letter of thanks from Mayor Bloomberg regarding his Award of Leadership for Cycling Promotion 2009.

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