Posts tagged with 'Denmark'
Friday Fun: We ♥ Bikes
Friday Fun: We ♥ Bikes
Copenhagen’s tourism office Wonderful Copenhagen (VisitCopenhagen.com) created a new promotional video, “We Love Bikes.” The video promotes the 2011 Road World Championships for bicycle road racing, which will be hosted in Copenhagen.
Buses Spread the Love in Copenhagen
Buses Spread the Love in Copenhagen
Looking for love? Ride the bus! Starting on May 3, Danish transport company Arriva introduced red-upholstered designated “love seats” on more than 100 buses in Copenhagen to encourage flirtation, smiles, romance and happiness among the city’s passengers, whether they’re happily ...
Highlights from TheCityFix DC
Highlights from TheCityFix DC
A few highlights from our TheCityFix DC site-if you’re not reading it regularly, you’re missing out: LEED Neighborhood Development Wants You to Build More More More: Why doesn’t LEED-ND certify already existing neighborhoods? It’s one more example of green consumerism, ...
Gender and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance
Gender and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance
There’s been an absolutely fantastic debate going on online today about the gender gap in urban cycling. This NYT City Room post started off the debate. It notes that in the U.S., men make 3x as many trips by bike ...
Denmark's "Two-Thirds Green, One-Third Black" Traffic Investment Plan
Denmark's "Two-Thirds Green, One-Third Black" Traffic Investment Plan
Last Thursday, the Danish government agreed to invest 94 billion kroner ($16 billion) to improve the nation’s roads, railways and bike lanes by 2020. Traffic Minister Lars Barfoed was quoted by The Copenhagen Post as saying, “The shape of the ...
More Biking Buzz
More Biking Buzz
Bicycles have been around for well over 100 years (see a brief history here), but the push to make bikes a viable alternative to automobiles seems to be truly hitting the mainstream. This weekend’s edition of the Wall Street Journal ...