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By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 13 Aug 2015

Copenhagen installs 100 more EV charging stations (Denmark)

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The number of public charging stations in Danish capital Copenhagen is set to increase by 100 this year, bringing the total to 600 across the city.

The new charging stations will be installed by 1 September by energy company E.ON, and will make it possible to charge an electric vehicle (EV) at 125 locations across the city.

'There is no doubt that more and more people in urban areas are choosing electric cars because of the environmental benefits,' said Susanne Tolstrup, communications director at E.ON Denmark.

By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 13 Jul 2015

Denmark uses GPS data to monitor road network

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Denmark has become the first country in the world to use GPS probe data across its road network to monitor traffic and congestion nationwide.

With the new system, the Danish Road Directorate will be able to measure traffic flow across Denmark's roads more effectively than ever before.

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By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 29 Jun 2015

Copenhagen revealed as the most bike-friendly city in the world

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The 2015 Copenhagenize Index has announced that the Danish capital of Copenhagen is the most bike-friendly city in the world.

The index compiles 20 global cities judged to be the world's best for urban cycling. The current cycling situation is described in each city, with their performance to other regional cities compared. The index also includes recommendations for improvements.

By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 12 Jun 2015

Danish cities receive funds for cycle infrastructure

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Three Danish cities have received over 9 million Danish krone (€ 1.21m) to develop cycling infrastructure.

Odense, Faaborg-Midtfyn and Middelfart received the funding from a 235 mn krone (€ 31.5 mn) national transport fund which aims to build bicycle infrastructure, strengthen rural public transport and increase the use of buses across Denmark.

By Admin Eltis / Updated: 28 May 2019

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Mobility management and more specific Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) are still a fairly new concept of mitigating transport-related problems in Denmark. However, since the 1990s there has been a strong focus within urban planning on traffic and environment, and a long tradition of citizen involvement in the planning process (also local Agenda 21), which supports the dissemination of SUMPs in Denmark.

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By Margit Braun / Updated: 05 May 2015
By News Editor / Updated: 31 Aug 2015

Optimising Aarhus's transport system with Bluetooth (Denmark)

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Policymakers are continuously trying to increase the performance of transport systems. To do this they need effective monitoring methods in place in order to understand what is going and what the issues need to be solved. That’s why in 2011 city officials in Aarhus decided to test a highly innovative Bluetooth traffic monitoring system to see how it could be used in the development of urban mobility solutions. Today, the city has more than 130 units installed across the city.