Copenhagenize Scotland (Dundee) - Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Copenhagenize Scotland (Dundee)

Copenhagenize Scotland

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Copenhagenize Scotland (Dundee) Cancelled

Sadly due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been cancelled. However, we are pleased to say it has been rescheduled to the 11th October.

As part of EdFoC on Tour, we are taking this talk by Morten Kabell to Dundee.

Morten Kabell will speak on transport in modern cities and show how the bicycle should be and can be a major part of urban mobility in the future. 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.

Tickets: Adult £9, Concession £8 Or Double bill with Why We Cycle Adult £16, Concession £14 see below

Copenhagenize Design Co logo
Morten Kabell

This event is Sponsored by
Dundee City of Design Festival 2018 logo

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