Cycling and Connectivity – Cities in Motion

Cycling and Connectivity – Cities in Motion

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The Royal Danish Embassy

55 Sloane Street



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Smooth transportation is a major challenge, but nonetheless foundational for a liveable city. That is the reason why more and more cities have looked to Denmark and seen how cycling can be a practical, everyday means of transport, which everybody from children to grannies uses. In this seminar, we look at how future cities might enable people to travel even more actively by bike, how this can help improve traffic safety, attract tourists and create healthy, people-friendly environments that can reduce congestion, pollution and carbon emission as well as help cities cope with growing populations and workforces.

Chair: Dr. Tom Cohen, Senior Research Associate, UCL Centre for Transport Studies

Speaker: Gustav Friis, Project Manager, Smart Mobility, Aarhus Municipality

Speaker: Will Norman, Walking and Cycling Commissioner, Greater London Authority

Speaker: Ole Kassow, Founder, Cycling Without Age

Speaker: Robin Snell, Architect and Co-Founder of Robin Snell and Partners / Simon Harker, Architect, Robin Snell and Partners. They are designing a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Thames together with BYSTRUP.

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