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.
Traffic accidents involving cyclists and right-turning have severe consequences. Because of the tragic traffic accidents related to cyclists and right-turning trucks, the Municipality of Aarhus and COWI have made a project, where the aim was to find a solution, which can reduce the number of casualties by right-turning accidents. Although it is the truck that […]
We meet him at the Skoedstrup exit outside of Aarhus in Denmark, just before twilight on a November day in 2010. Considering the high speed and the 9 km he has just cycled, he arrives in rather a relaxed mode, but this is quite characteristic for a fireball thrilled about his mission. We are talking about lighting of cycle paths with Pablo Celis, project manager for Aarhus Cycle City.
There are many infrastructure improvements devoted to increasing bicycle use, but perhaps none are more immediately enjoyed by the cyclist as the cyclist counter. Invented in Denmark, the cyclist counter represents the melding of infrastructure and public data in a way that is transparent, interactive and even fun for citizens – An interview with Marianne Weinreich, Head of Mobility for Veksø A/S
As the most densely populated municipality in Denmark, the City of Frederiksberg is under constant pressure from all road users to increase capacity. We asked Anne Mette Lundbirk to talk a bit about the competing demands between cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicles.
Cycling as a means of transport is on the increase in many towns and cities around the world, and further growth in the number of cyclists is expected in the coming years. At the same time, a lot is being done at many levels to get more people on their bicycles. However, not much thought […]
“Janette Sadik-Khan discusses her work as Transportation Commissioner of New York City, including her efforts to create more pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly streets. In the 21st century, she tells us, we will need to balance our transportation networks better.”
A presentation of a practical approach to children and cycling from Velo-city 2007