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Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen

Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
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The Åbuen cyclist and pedestrian bridge from 2008 across Ågade connects the Copenhagen neighbourhoods Frederiksberg and Nørrebro.
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The C99 bicycle superhighway at the Green Bicycle Path at Howitzvej in the Copenhagen neighbourhood Frederiksberg. The superhighways make use of already existing systems.
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Service station with an air pump for cyclists with a flat tire along the C99 bicycle superhighway from Albertslund to Vesterport in Central Copenhagen.
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The bicycle superhighway C99 from Albertslund to Vesterport Copenhagen City. Remember to turn right along Thorvaldsensvej in the Copenhagen neighbourhood Frederiksberg for the last few kilometres. The route is marked by an orange line on the path.
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The C99 bicycle highway meets other bike path systems, and make use of already established systems. This system continues to Nørrebro and the suburb Lyngby passing the spectacular bicycle and pedestrian bridge Åbuen.
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The end of the C99 bicycle superhighway - Vesterport Station in the Copenhagen City area. The colourful Palads Cinema Theatre building and the SAS Hotel ahead.
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The Åbuen cyclist and pedestrian bridge from 2008 across Ågade connects the Copenhagen neighbourhoods Frederiksberg and Nørrebro.
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Bicycle Nørrebro-route 51 to the Copenhagen neighbourhood Nørrebro and Lyngbyvej to continue north. Bicycle paths like these are likely to be used in future superhighways.
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Cyclists heading towards the Copenhagen neighbourhood Frederiksberg from Nørrebro along the Nørrebro-route 51. Bicycle paths like these are likely to be used in future superhighways.
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Cyclists on the Nørrebro-route 51 towards Frederiksberg. Bicycle paths like these are likely to be used in future superhighways.
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  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen
  • Bicycle Superhighways and Green Bicycle Path systems in Copenhagen

The 17 km long C99 cycle superhighway from the western suburb Albertslund to central Copenhagen will soon be followed by other superhighways in the Copenhagen region. The northern Farum route will be next with a partial opening in October 2012.

25% of the commuting through Copenhagen is done by bicycle, in London only 3%. The C99 from Albertslund to Vesterport Station in Copenhagen city, or vice versa, is only the first of 26 bicycle superhighways covering 300 km already under construction or planned in the region. The next will be from the north-western municipality Furesø (Farum) to Kongens Nytorv in central Copenhagen with a partial opening in October - closely followed by the Ballerup route. Also Elsinore (45 km more northerly) and Køge (42 km to the south), the two furthermost destinations yet, will get their bicycle superhighways. More than 20 municipalities and the Capital Region work together in this huge project.

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