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.
Since spring 2013, an occupational center in Aarhus has rented more than 100 electric bikes to the employees in the municipality. Social and health care workers are amongst the most frequent users.
In late March, the new public bike sharing system in Copenhagen was launched. In late May, Aarhus will follow with 30 new light-weight public shared bikes.
The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.
A Danish City with Focus on Cycling During the last 3 years the Municipality of Randers has been working more intensively with cycling than ever. Randers has focus on cycling as a tool to improve citizens’ health, minimize car traffic, and CO2 emissions. The municipality of Randers has a policy and a master plan for […]
Aalborg is situated in the northern part of Denmark. The Municipality of Aalborg has a population of around 200.000 inhabitants and the urban area a population of some 120.000. This makes Aalborg the fourth largest city in Denmark. In the municipality there is a total of more than 400 km cycle paths and lanes and […]