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Europe’s best cycle cities to spread the joy of cycling

Europe’s best cycle cities to spread the joy of cycling

| October 8, 2018

13 European cities are to inspire each other to become more bicycle friendly. Copenhagen have been appointed mentor city for Manchester, Riga and Helsinki and are themselves hoping to learn a thing or two from Amsterdam’s experiences with bicycle parking and handling abandoned bikes. Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Munich have been appointed as the three mentor

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It pays off to invest in cycle superhighways

It pays off to invest in cycle superhighways

| September 28, 2018

A new socio-economic analysis of the cycle superhighways in the Capital Region of Denmark shows that the investment in cycle infrastructure and cycle superhighways has many economic benefits. By investing in the total network of 45 routes, the cycle superhighways are estimated to give a socio-economic surplus of 765 million euro.  A complete network of

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Cycling takes centre stage at the ITS World Congress 2018: Connected, Cooperative and Sustainable

Cycling takes centre stage at the ITS World Congress 2018: Connected, Cooperative and Sustainable

| September 14, 2018

When the ITS World Congress 2018 with the slogan ‘Quality of Life’ 17-21 September takes place in Copenhagen, cycling has its highest ever presence on the congress stage, in the programme and in supporting side events. The ITS World Congress 2018 with the slogan “Quality of Life” takes place in Copenhagen, one of the world’s

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What can you learn from the Danish cycle cities?

What can you learn from the Danish cycle cities?

| September 12, 2018

“I asked one of the presenters about how they decide where to put separated bicycle lanes in Copenhagen. […] ‘Well, we just put it on every major street.’ Now, that’s my answer as well!” Seeing is believing A steady flow of politicians, urban planners, engineers and NGO’s from all over the world come to Denmark

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Join our Bikeable City Masterclass 2019

Join our Bikeable City Masterclass 2019

| September 12, 2018

Do you need knowledge and concrete tools on how to promote cycling or improve conditions for cyclists in your country or city? Now you have the possibility to learn from leading Danish experts at the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s Bikeable City Masterclass May 20-24, 2019. Learn Cycle Promotion the Danish Way We invite urban planners,

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School in Rio is testing Danish form of cycle training

School in Rio is testing Danish form of cycle training

| July 23, 2018

The Edi Rachael de Queiroz school in Rio de Janeiro is now trying to teach kids to bike the Danish way.  A strong bicycle culture starts with the children. One way to get the young ones going is through “Cycling Games”, a Danish concept that teaches children the basic cycling skills through play.  The Edi Rachael

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