Copenhagenize Scotland (Dundee)
Morten Kabell will speak on transport in modern cities, showing how the bicycle should be and can be a major part of urban mobility in the future, and how we can Copenhagenize Scotland. Copenhagen today has a higher number of bicycles than cars crossing the city centre, and more than 60% of Copenhageners commute by bicycle on a daily basis; only 9% drive a car.
Focusing on the bicycle brings with it a focus on the human scale and a possibility for a life-sized city. Space for people meeting each other and having a daily life is key to the development of a green, liveable city. Morten shows that the Copenhagen is not special to the city. Any city can do what Copenhagen has done, and it is cheaper for the city as well as making for a healthier population.
In January 2018, Morten Kabell, started working as Chief Operating Officer for the Copenhagenize Design Co. Before that, he was Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs in the City of Copenhagen from 2014 to 2017 and has been a member of Copenhagen City Council since 1998 focusing on urban planning, transport, urban design and finances. He has been a strong advocate for bicycles and modern mobility throughout his political career.
This event was to have been as part of the main festival in June but was cancelled due to Morton becoming seriously ill the day before the event. We are delighted to say that he has made a full recovery and is coming to speak to us this autumn.
Tickets: Adult £9, Concession £8 Or Double bill with Copenhagenize Scotland Adult £16, Concession £14 see below
Tickets also available on the door