The Danish capital, Copenhagen is renowned worldwide as one of the best biking cities in the world, but what does that really mean? Expedia Denmark decided to illustrate this extraordinary cycling culture using an eye-catching infographic to explore the impact this has on the city.
The Danish capital, Copenhagen, is celebrated for its enthusiastic biking culture. In fact, the outpouring appreciation of the bicycle has continued to evolve and grow stronger in recent years. Today, 45% of people living in Copenhagen will ride their bike to work or school.
The city, aware of the benefits that cycling offers to society in regards to its environmental, health and societal benefits, is constantly changing, building and evolving its bicycle infrastructure, so that even more people will choose the bike as their main means of transportation. The government’s investments in more and improved bike paths has shown to pay off: the Danish society earns 1.62 DKK/km cycled in Copenhagen, whereas it will cost society 5.64 DKK/km travelled by car.
This info-graphic illustrates the astounding numbers that mark cycling rates and the resulting effects in Denmark. How did you get to your destination today? How did it make you feel? Have you considered cycling? In Copenhagen, your world is expanded and enriched on a bike!