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By Alexia / Updated: 02 Mar 2015

Copenhagen to roll out new smart traffic system (Denmark)

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Copenhagen City Council has approved spending 60 m Krone (€ 8.04m) to implement intelligent transport systems (ITS) that will adapt traffic signals to weather and real-time traffic conditions.

The proposed plan will see commuters in Copenhagen relay anonymous information via their smartphones and mobile devices to street sensors, allowing traffic lights to change based on the number of pedestrians, cyclists and motorists on the road at that specific time.

By Pavlina Dravecka / Updated: 27 Jan 2015

Gehl Architects: Creating cities for people

This month Eltis talks to Gehl Architects’ Henriette Vamberg about putting quality of life at the centre of urban design and transport.

What part does transport play when making cities more liveable?

Transport is about providing people with the options to move. For cities with high liveability that means having a transport system that gives people a high degree of freedom to move when, where and how they want – regardless of age, income, and health.

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By Alexia / Updated: 07 Jan 2015

13 fast charging points connecting Copenhagen and Aarhus (Denmark)

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Denmark has committed to increasing the number of fast electric vehicle charging points on its highways with 13 new sites installed in late 2014 and more planned for 2015.

The most recent installation of chargers is along the highway between Copenhagen and Aarhus, enabling long-distance travel in electric vehicles. Farø and Kildebjerg have also received new charging points on highways in both directions.

By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 19 Nov 2014
By Admin Eltis / Updated: 07 Oct 2014

New pedestrian and bicycle bridge set for Copenhagen (Denmark)

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Funds for a new bridge for cyclists and pedestrians to be constructed over Copenhagen’s harbour have been donated to the city by a Danish philanthropic organisation.

Around € 12-16m will be put towards the project by Realdania, an organisation which develops urban environments and focuses on improving accessibility, heritage protection and innovative construction.

By News Editor / Updated: 16 Oct 2014

Networked Urban Mobilities

To celebrate its 10th anniversary the Cosmobilities Network invites scholars from social sciences and other mobility relevant disciplines to investigate and assess the impacts of networked urban mobilities on the urban condition.

Keynote speakers for the conference will be: