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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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How light creates safety and identity along the Cycle Superhighways

How light creates safety and identity along the Cycle Superhighways

| December 6, 2017

In 2016 Aalborg University and ÅF Lighting joined forces with Cycle Superhighways to create innovative lighting for the tunnels on the Cycle Superhighways in the Capital Region of Denmark. This light project is now being implemented on the Farum route. The main purpose of the Cycle Superhighways is to create better conditions for commuter cyclists and

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The City Bike is the Best Urban Initiative 2017

The City Bike is the Best Urban Initiative 2017

| September 15, 2017

By Sofie Kyhn Jakobsen  This May, the Copenhagen City Bike, Bycyklen, won the category “Best Urban Initiative” in an annual “Best in the city” competition. The users of the bikes were the ones who voted for Bycyklen to take first place. The other nominees were strong names such as Urban Riggers (houses on the water,

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Shaping great cities for cycling and public space – the Danish way

Shaping great cities for cycling and public space – the Danish way

| January 10, 2017

On January 11. 2017, Klaus Bondam, CEO of the Danish Cyclists Federation and member of The Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED) is participating and speaking at the World Resources Institute´s event in Washington, D.C.  In his presentation, Klaus Bondam will be speaking on ways of rethinking urban transportation. As the former deputy-mayor of Copenhagen and

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Record breaking Danish startup brings affordable e-bikes to the masses

Record breaking Danish startup brings affordable e-bikes to the masses

| December 14, 2016

The Danish e-bike company, MATE (member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark (CED)) has broken all previous Danish records by rising over $4 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. MATE has produced an electric bicycle designed to get more people riding bikes worldwide, in a fun, convenient, and cool way.   The siblings, Julie

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