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Mikael Colville-Andersen
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The World's Best Behaved Cyclists are in Copenhagen
As  I highlight in this TED x Zurich talk of mine about Bicycle Culture by Design , Copenhagen has the world's best behaved cyclists. Bar none. I've cycled in close to 100 cities around the world and I've never seen anything that comes close. Citizens in an...
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Bikes Beat Metro in Copenhagen
Like anyone interested in city life, we at Copenhagenize Design Co. like to keep our eyes on the street life of our city. Currently however, the City of Copenhagen is planning to take some away from the street, by forcing  people underground, with the 'City...
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The Bicycle Flower Pot
Flowers and bicycles go hand in hand. One of the loveliest events we've seen anywhere in the world is the Bicycle and Flowers Festival in Riga, Latvia . But what about if you want some permanent plant growth adding some green to your machine? And the Bicycl...
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To Live and Play in L.A.
Somebody call the L.A.P.D.!  ( photo by ubrayj02 ) Whenever I come across another indication of how addicted to the automobile that the city I find myself in (Los Angeles) is due to actual written law or policy, I shake my head.  Once again I have to acknow...
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Where Do You Want to Go?
Things are changing, no doubt about it. All over the world. Like in every paradigm shift there are cities that move fast, cities that try to play catch up and cities that are still tying their shoelaces in the starting blocks. One of the primary challenges ...
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Copenhagen - Is Cycling Up or Down or What?
It's all so confusing. Numbers indicating rise and falls in cycling levels. Although perhaps not as much as we think. Firstly, back in 2009 I made a bet with anyone who would take it. Cycling levels in Copenhagen had been stagnant for many years. In 2008, a...
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Fort Worth Bicycle Fashion Show
Copenhagenize Design Company was in Fort Worth, Texas last week, attending Bike Texas' Texas Trails and Active Transportation conference . The good people from Momentum Magazine were there, too, and they put on a great Cycle Chic fashion show for the attend...
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Bicycle Design Archeology - Top Ten Details We Want Back
Copenhagenize's Top Ten Bicycle Design Details That We Want Back There is an ocean of fantastic and practical design details from over a century of mainstream bicycle culture. However, many things that used to be completely normal and often standard on bicy...
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The Map Bicycle
Tourist season is starting. I thought it would be nice to be prepared for when they stop me and ask for directions. So I glued a Crumpled City map onto the Bullitt. The Crumpled City maps are rip-proof and waterproof and generally pretty tough. So with some...
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Love it! However, there is nothing better than a cycling GPS :)
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Car Industry Strikes Back - Nissan Denmark
If you've been following our Car Industry Strikes Back series over the past few years , you'll have seen car companies ridiculing other transport forms or lathering themselves up in a greenwashing frenzy. It's usually a roll-your-eyes, comical experience. N...
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Urban Mobility, Bicycle Planning & Communication, Photography, Filmmaking,
  • Copenhagenize Consulting
    CEO/Owner, 2009 - present
  • Danmarks Radio
    Journalist, 2004 - 2006
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Other names
Coolville, MCA,
Urban bicycle flâneur.
Urban Consulting Expert and CEO of Copenhagenize Consulting, editor of too many bicycle blogs. Living in the City of Cyclists. Photographer, too.
  • National Film School of Denmark
    Screewriting, 1997 - 1999
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