Today’s bike-friendly Copenhagen is the product of more than 50 years of dedicated investment and hard work, a far cry from the city famous for its cars and traffic jams in the 1960’s. The city became quieter and cleaner, even as it added residents and jobs. Today, more than half of people in Copenhagen commute by bike daily.
More people riding bicycles creates stronger, safer and healthier communities. The key to getting more people biking is to provide safe, convenient and attractive places to ride.
We don’t have to dream of a country where protected bike lanes and other quality bike infrastructure have dramatically improved life for people in poverty. We can visit it.
Questions? We have answers.