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    Copenhagen Copenhagen Presentation Transcript

    • wopenhagenCLiveability - mobilityWhat Cities want, Munchen October 8th, 2012 Brian Hansen Head of Trafic Planning
    • Healthy economy1000 new citizens every monthAverage age 35 years
    • ECO-METROPOLISVision and goals for 2015• Climate Capital• World’s best city for cycling• A green and blue capital city• A clean and healthy big city
    • A METROPOLISFOR PEOPLEVision and goals for2015• More urban life for all• More people to walk more• More people to stay longer
    • Copenhagen Climate Plan- 20% CO2-reduction 2005 - 2015- Copenhagen CO2-neutral by 2025
    • 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
    • Safety redesign70% reduction inaccidents
    • Why do Copenhageners cycle?”Quick, easy, convenient” 88 %”Exercise” 32 %”Cheap” 29 %”Environmentally friendly” 9%
    • 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)
    • comfort and appreciation !
    • Give us a hint
    • 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.
    • Urban Development
    • Carlsberg - a CO2neutral district
    • Vandets Plads
    • Edge zones Facade activity City life and city space
    • Thank you for your attention!www.kk.dk/cityofcyclistswww.cycling-embassy.dkbrihan@tmf.kk.dk