Prioritizing and innovation:- Urban life- Comfort- Travel time- Safety
Cycling is a contributing toA liveable city in a human scaleMobility in a human speedCheap mobility investmentsAccessability for allEasy access almost everywhere0-emission transportationCongestion is limitedSocial dimensionsPublic health dimension
By 201550% modal share on bikes80% of cyclist is feeling safe50% injuries reduction
Copenhagen 2009 - Trips to work and study
540 km 55 % 35 % 85 % 36.000 25%60 % 75%
1.2 million km cycled every day Only 92 serious injuries in 2010 - compared to 252 in 1996 60% of Copenhageners choose their bike on all trips
More cyclists, less risk 1,60 Kilometers cycled 1,40 Killed and seriously injured Cyclist risk 1,20 1,00Indeks 0,80 0,60 0,40 0,20 0,00 1995 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2009
What the Copenhageners want:Fast, safe and comfortable direct trips...
What the Copenhageners want:….. room for cars as well !3000 new car parkingplaces
Bus priority schemesFull scale traffic experiments
17 new metrostations by 2018
Plan for congestion charging dropped… now we have a Congestion Commission!
Cycle Super HighwaysThe first cycle super highway(the Albertslund route) openedApril 14th 2012
”Dejlig cykelvej - mere af den slags” ”Total lækker tur”(Nice cycle path - more of the same please!) (Totally nice ride) ”Fantastisk cykelsti-system - derfor ”Broen er en genistreg” tager jeg ikke bilen” (A stroke of genius) (Fantastic bike-system. This is why I don’t take the car!) ”Tak for en lækker bro” ”Smuk tur, flere broer ønskes” (Thank you for a nice bridge) (Beautiful trip, more bridges please)
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Health benefits from a 10% increase in cycling:Healthcare savings - $12 millReduced production losses - $31 mill3.3% drop in absence from work61,000 extra years of life46,000 fewer years of severe illness25 fewer early retirements (Traffitec 2006)
When a person chooses to cycle this is a clear gain for society of DKK1.22 per cycled kilometre. Conversely, society suffers a net loss ofDKK 0.69 per kilometre driven by car.In cost-benefit terms the health and life expectancy benefits of cyclingare seven times greater than the accident costs.The cost of a bicycle is DKK 0,33 per cycled kilometre coveringpurchase price and maintenance. The equivalent cost for a car is DKK2.20 per driven kilometre.
Carlsberg - a CO2neutral district
Edge zones Facade activity City life and city space
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