Copenhagen

For those who like large, well-planned houses, outdoor activities and a safe and well-organised life style, Copenhagen is the place to live.Accommodation is cheaper in Copenhagen than in many other European capitals. Houses and apartments are spacious and well equipped. However, the rental market is...

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Right turns at red lights for cyclists in Denmark

New bicycle rights at select junctions in Copenhagen to take effect from 1 September. From 1 September cyclists will be allowed to turn right at red lights at 33 selected intersections in Copenhage...
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Denmark to get high-speed trains

Denmark’s railway network will be getting a high-speed upgrade thanks to agreement over a 28.5 billion kroner investment between the government and opposition parties. Danish railways should...
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Copenhagen needs more bicycle racks

Copenhagen’s traffic congestion commission is recommending 30,000 more bicycle parking spots in the city. The cost for the new racks would be about 300 million kroner. The commission estimate...
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Copenhagen opens second cycle superhighway

A second superhighway for bikes has opened in Copenhagen, from Farum about 20 kms to the northwest of the city centre. It is part of a scheme for 28 super highways for bicycles, which the city hope...
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Copenhagen light rail

An electrical light rail system would be the solution to Copenhagen’s traffic congestion, according to research by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The report backs similar findings re...
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Copenhagen klippekort to be phased out

Copenhagen’s old klippekort – the paper punch-ticket now used on trains, buses and metro – is being phased out and from 1 July passengers will have to use the electronic travel card...
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Mercedes replaces Ford for Danish police cars

Danish police are to replace their present Ford cars with Mercedes and Volkswagens from April 2013. Although the cars are more expensive to buy, they consume less petrol, have less environmental im...
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Danish government may ditch congestion charge

The Danish media is reporting that the government is seriously split over the question of the introduction of a congestion charge in Copenhagen and is thinking of abandoning the project. After mon...
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Copenhagen metro expansion planned

Plans for two new metro lines have been announced by Copenhagen city council, reports the Copenhagen Post. The 48 billion kroner metro extensions would cross the city ring line, which has just started...
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Parking fines for Copenhagen’s bikes

Parking tickets for bikes may be introduced in Copenhagen, reports the Copenhagen Post. Mayor Frank Jensen has stated that issuing tickets would help address the number of bicycles that are dumped in...
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Emirates opens daily Copenhagen Dubai route

Emirates airline has begun a new year-round daily non-stop service between Copenhagen and Dubai, allowing onward connections to the rest of the airline
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Bicycle highways to come to Copenhagen

Copenhagen has begun turning its cycle pathways into four-metre wide bike highways complete with pit stops for pumping up tyres and fixing broken chains. City authorities have pledged to increase...
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Traffic safety measures bearing fruit in Copenhagen

Figures released by city authorities show that the number of serious road traffic accidents in Copenhagen has dropped by 30 per cent over the last five years, reports the Copenhagen Post. A spokes...
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DSB faces competition from Swedes

Danish transport operator DSB is to face competition on its Copenhagen Odense service, as Swedish rail operator SJ is to run a high-speed service on the line using its high-speed X2000 train, reports...
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Record month for Kastrup airport

August was the busiest month in Copenhagen
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Copenhagen looks after its bikes

Copenhagen bicyclists may get new-look bicycles in 2013 according to the Copenhagen Post. The bikes used in the bike-sharing scheme, which has been going for the last 15 years, are beginning to look a...
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Ryanair targets Copenhagen

Low cost airline Ryanair has applied for permission for 23 new routes from Copenhagen airport. Copenhagen airport is to open a new terminal, CPH Swift, specifically designed for low-cost carriers late...
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Egypt Air to fly from Copenhagen

Egypt Air is to begin a direct route from Copenhagen to Cairo from November this year. The opening up of a direct route to north Africa has been praised by Danish industry, which sees increased access...