City Program


Sticks, Carrots and Tambourines: Actively Learning from Copenhagen's Transport Successes, Part I

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 7:00 PM

Speaker: Andreas Røhl, Bicycle Program Manager, City of Copenhagen and Cycling Specialist, Urban Systems Ltd.

  • What can Vancouver learn from Copenhagen as Vancouver updates its Transportation 2040 Plan?
  • How is cycling in Copenhagen integrated with walking, transit, and land use planning?
  • How is cycling and walking in Copenhagen creating healthier residents and supporting their economy?
  • How did Copenhagen get to where is it now, with more than a third of trips to work and school happening by bike?
  • How is cycling currently promoted there through infrastructure and social marketing?

Join us as Andreas Røhl describes his experience as the City of Copenhagen's Bicycle Programme manager. Andreas manages Copenhagen’s Bicycle Programme and recently joined Urban Systems Ltd. for a temporary term in their Metro Vancouver office. He is participating in a range of active transportation projects throughout Western Canada, including the development of an Active Transportation Master Plan for the City of Vancouver.

With the City of Copenhagen, Andreas focused on bicycle policies and strategies to improve conditions for cycling, and recently led the completion of the Copenhagen’s Cycling Strategy as well as the City’s Design Guidelines to Great Cycle Roads. In addition to his in-depth knowledge of cycling infrastructure, Andreas has extensive experience with cost-benfit analysis, cycling education, and promotional campaigns.

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Date: Monday, June 4, 2012, 7 pm

Location: SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre), 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver | Map

Admission: Free but reservations are required. Reserve




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