ECF welcomes the Central Denmark Region to Cities & Regions for Cyclists (CRC), a network that brings together local and regional administrations actively working to promote cycling as a mode of transport and leisure.
The Central Denmark Region is the most populated part of Jutland with a population of 1,3 million inhabitants. The region has a strong focus on green and active mobility and a lot of high quality cycling infrastructure in both urban and rural areas, for commuting and recreational purposes alike. The Central Denmark Region is joining CRC, to strengthen the cycling culture across its 19 municipalities .
“In Denmark we share a strong biking culture, and many municipalities have innovative plans and visions to support active mobility. However, these individual municipalities need solutions for their active infrastructure to connect with one another. That is one of the reasons it is of great value that we are now part of ECF ” says Henrik Qvist, Council Member in Central Denmark Region .
In 2021, the ten easternmost municipalities in the Central Denmark Region (Aarhus, Randers, Norddjurs, Syddjurs, Favrskov, Silkeborg, Skanderborg, Odder, Horsens and Hedensted) established a Cycle Superhighways collaboration to better connect the cycle path networks between municipalities. The vision of the Cycle Superhighways collaboration is the cohesion of green mobility solutions into a network of approximately 1000 kilometres of cycle superhighways.
The Central Denmark Region not only supports this collaboration as a green regional transportation development project, but also for the added societal and health benefits from the […]