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Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

| September 26, 2014

In Odense, during the spring, a new, exciting cycling project will start called “Cycling without age”, that gives the elderly the opportunity for coming together, getting new experiences and wind in the hair in the company of committed volunteers – and there is loads of cycling!

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The Cycle Snake

The Cycle Snake

| September 26, 2014

The story behind the City of Copenhagen’s new bicycle bridge, the Cycle Snake, is the story of an overpass that benefits the city space and road users.

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Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

Johannesburg: On Your Bikes!

| September 26, 2014

Fewer than one percent of all commuters in Johannesburg cycle. But that could soon change. Danish advisors have been to Jo’burg to get the process started.

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Die Fahrradschlange

Die Fahrradschlange

| September 26, 2014

Wie eine Überführung zum Gewinn für den städtischen Raum und schwächere Verkehrsteilnehmer wurde.

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Neues Strategiepapier zum Fahrradfahren in Dänemark

Neues Strategiepapier zum Fahrradfahren in Dänemark

| September 26, 2014

Am Freitag, dem 4. Juli, stellte der dänische Verkehrsminister ein neues Strategiepapier vor, das darauf abzielt, mehr Personen zum Fahrradfahren zu motivieren. Der Verband Dänischer Fahrradfahrer (Danish Cyclists´ Federation) hat zur Erarbeitung des Papiers beigetragen und ist mit dem Ergebnis zufrieden.

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Johannesburg soll aufs Fahrrad umsteigen

Johannesburg soll aufs Fahrrad umsteigen

| September 26, 2014

Weniger als ein Prozent aller Pendler in Johannesburg benutzt das Fahrrad. Aber das kann sich bald ändern. Berater aus Dänemark waren in Johannesburg, um den Prozess in Gang zu bringen.

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Ehrenamtliche sorgen in Odense für Rückenwind für Senioren

Ehrenamtliche sorgen in Odense für Rückenwind für Senioren

| September 26, 2014

Die Stadt Odense hat im Frühjahr ein neues interessantes Fahrradprojekt ins Leben gerufen: „Radfahren kennt kein Alter“, das älteren Mitbürgern zusammen mit engagiertenEhrenamtlichen Gemeinschaft, Erlebnisse und Wind in den Haaren verspricht – und dabei wird kräftig in die Pedale getreten!

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El puente Cykelslangen

El puente Cykelslangen

| September 26, 2014

Historia de una vía elevada a favor del espacio urbano y el tráfico vulnerable

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Nueva Estrategia Nacional para el ciclismo en Dinamarca

Nueva Estrategia Nacional para el ciclismo en Dinamarca

| September 26, 2014

El viernes 4 de Julio, el Ministro del Transporte en Dinamarca, lanzó una nueva estrategia con el objetivo de lograr que más gente se suba a la bicicleta. La Federación Danesa de Ciclistas ha contribuido para la estrategia final y está muy conforme con el resultado.

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Johannesburgo debe subirse a la bicicleta

Johannesburgo debe subirse a la bicicleta

| September 26, 2014

Menos del uno por ciento de todos los transeúntes en Johannesburgo se movilizan en bicicleta. Pero eso podría cambiar pronto. Consultores daneses han estado en Jo´burg para ayudar al arranque del proceso.

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Voluntarios le dan a los mayores oportunidad para despeinarse

Voluntarios le dan a los mayores oportunidad para despeinarse

| September 26, 2014

En la ciudad de Odense ha comenzado durante la primavera un nuevo y emocionante proyecto de ciclismo “Ciclismo Sin Edad” que le permite a las personas mayores oportunidades para convivir, experimentar y despeinarse en compañía de entusiastas voluntarios – y hay que ver cómo se anda en bicicleta! Por Christina Lykke Bülow, Municipalidad de Odense […]

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New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

| July 22, 2014

On July 4th, the Minister of Transport in Denmark launched a new strategy aimed towards getting more people to use their bikes. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation contributed to the final strategy and is very pleased with the outcome.

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Danish Consul promotes Cycling

Danish Consul promotes Cycling

| July 22, 2014

The Danish Consul in Macon in the state of Georgia, USA, is giving his city a helping hand towards creating a more liveable city by promoting the Danish bicycle culture. 

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Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

Adaptive Streets – New Handbook

| July 18, 2014

After an internship with Gehl Architects, two students from the University of Washington in the U.S. have produced a handbook on strategies for making better urban spaces for citizens of all ages based on their experiences with the Gehl approach and the Danish bicycle culture.

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Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Cycling Embassy meets with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

| July 7, 2014

Today, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark met with a delegation from the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The delegates are in Copenhagen this week to study the European Green Capital 2014.

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CED presentations from Velo-city are now available

CED presentations from Velo-city are now available

| June 17, 2014

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present at the Velo-city conference hosted by the city of Adelaide, Australia this May. The Danes came to share their experiences of bicycle do’s and don’ts. Check out their presentations below.

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Velo-city Down Under!

Velo-city Down Under!

| June 16, 2014

This year – for the first time in the Velo-city history – the biggest cycling conference in the World was held in the Southern hemisphere – in Adelaide, Australia. And true to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark was present to share Danish bicycle knowhow and hand over its Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion.

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Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

Norway’s oil capital chooses innovative Danish citybikes

| June 16, 2014

The participants of the international oil conference ONS2014 in Stavanger will be able to ride the Danish Gobike city- and commuter bicycles when they need to travel between hotels, businesses and conference events in August.

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Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

Disused railway line given new life as a cycle route

| June 16, 2014

Horsens council in Jutland has created a 0.6 km long green ‘corridor’ where transport, play, exercise and recreation have been taken to a new level.

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Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

Cycling Embassy celebrates its 5 year birthday

| June 16, 2014

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark, the world’s first cycling embassy, will celebrate its 5 year birthday on May 12th. The day will be marked with a big reception for members and collaborators on Thursday June 26th. The Embassy’s Chairman, Troels Andersen, looks back at 5 fantastic years full of activity.

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