only for part of the day.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
This post is part of ongoing coverage from Europe. Read more stories from my trip here.
You might have a perception that everyone bikes in Copenhagen, or that the City has carte blanche to put cycle tracks and bike parking wherever they please. It turns out that's not exactly true.
Copenhagen has some of the same problems we do: Such as finding space for bikes when cars need space too. As the number of people who bike goes up, so does competition for road space. And there are still many people in Copenhagen (a growing number actually) who prefer to drive. A few days ago I met Niels Hoe, a consultant who formerly managed the City of Copenhagen's bicycle parking program. Hoe shared an interesting concept called "flex parking". (more...)