Bike Helmets – Something Rotten in the State of Denmark

January 29, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

I took part in a radio debate last week. Four guests and a journalist. In that forty-five minutes, I experienced a number of things including, but not limited to, the anti-intellectualisation of our society, emotional propaganda, alternative facts, manipulative and selective choice of facts, The Culture of Fear and the negative branding of cycling. You …

Massive Passenger Increase After Bikes Allowed Free on Trains

November 13, 2016,   has blogged 3983  posts

So what exactly happens when you’re a major train operator and you suddenly make it free for passengers to take bikes on your trains? We know that some rail operators in various parts of the world would have you believe that chaos would ensue and that they would lose passengers. Numbers from Greater Copenhagen and …

Meteoric Rise in Bicycle Traffic in Copenhagen

November 3, 2016,   has blogged 3983  posts

The news out of Copenhagen this week is good. Apart from an arsenal of over 20 permanent sensors dedicated to counting bicycle traffic, the City of Copenhagen also performs comprehensive bi-annual counts and the latest numbers, from September, are exceptional. For the first time since the City starting counting traffic entering the city centre, there …