COPENHAGEN SPIN

2013-06-10 16.34.10

The story of 35% growth in cycling turns out to be spin, to keep attention away from the fact, that for a decade bike modality has been stagnant, and after 10years, we are nowhere closer to 50% modal share. The Copenhagen politicians never stated any objectives for traffic work for bicycling, the total amount of km […]

CYCLING GROWTH IN COPENHAGEN; ITS NOT HAPPENING IN COPENHAGEN

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From DTU the source of the transport behaviour omnibus research (TU data), I have learned, that as trips remain stagnant. The growth is almost exclusively due to longer range, and specifically trips of 10 km+ (Up from 2 to 6% of total). This means the growth does not necessarily happen in Copenhagen, as the diameter […]

BREAKING NEWS RECORD JUMP IN BICYCLING IN CPH

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Politiken today reported annual traffic surveys from Technical University DTU. Bike milage in copenhagen grew 35% from 2012 to 2013 +35% thats unheard of! Car trips fell 12%. This at a time when cost of car ownership is lower than the last, well at an all time low. There has been no significant changes in […]

Reliable Analysis

2012-08-27 21.28.04

Today BikeCopenhagen learned that the analyses of the congestion commission are less reliable, than presented. A source in the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) revealed, that traffic data presented in the 2013 report as 2012 actual recordings of traffic volume in Copenhagen, are all estimates based on 2004 actuals. This insight is a biproduct of en […]

Brussels the Car Sewer

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Brussels, “the car sewer”, as the french call the Belgian capital, is finally tired of cars ruining the city, according to The Atlantic Cities. The new socialist Mayor is intend to make central Brussels essentially car free. He is backed by a majority of Brussels residents.   Read full story here

Hamburg to go Carfree in the City Core

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More cities look to lock out the cars. In this case Hamburg twice the size of Amsterdam and three times the Population of Copenhagen. Arch Daily reports “For the first time ever, the city has decided to unite them together via pedestrian and cycle routes. It’s all part of the “Green Network Plan,” which aims […]