Constantly we expand the network of cycle tracks. Currently there is:
Do cycle tracks encourage more people to cycle?
Yes, every time the city creates a new cycle track, it results in 20% more cyclists (and 10% less cars) using that stretch.
There are a total of 43 km of green cycle routes and new sections are being constructed.
The average travelling speed in Copenhagen is 15.5 km/h for cyclists and 27 km/hour for cars. In places with green wave for cyclist the average speed is 20.72 km/h.
The figures for Copenhagen cyclist's sense of safety on the cycle tracks are rising. Today, a very high amount of the Copenhagen cyclists feel safe in the traffic. The number has risen from 51 % in 2008 to 76 % in 2012 and only 5 % feel very unsafe in traffic.
Rain is the main reason why Copenhageners who normally go by bike every day decide not to. The average likelihood of being caught in the rain if you bike to and from work every day in Copenhagen is 1.5 times a month.
As a comparison, it costs DKK 1 billion to create 1km of metro and DKK 70-100 million for 1km of wide motorway.
Copenhagen Cycling Map