Category Archives: Public Transport

Copenhagen: The Seaplane Has Landed

It came from the south-west, swooping around my hood, Sluseholmen, like a friendly bird showing off its flying skills. Copenhagen’s first seaplane service connecting Denmark’s two largest cities was about to make its first official landing. Copenhagen has at long last joined that exclusive club of harbor cities such as Vancouver and Sydney that exploit their […]
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CAFX 2016: Copenhagen Parading Its Architecture

The Copenhagen Festival – CAFX, opened this Thursday and was promptly greeted by the Spring’s first hint of something better to come. There is nothing better than witnessing Copenhagen’s classical buildings and waterfront bathed and draped in luscious sunlight. The festival founders, Josephine Michau, Peter Møller Rasmussen and Mads Farsø have extended the program this year embracing […]
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Copenhagen’s Metro Art: Cool Construction

For the last 8 years Copenhagen’s urban landscape has been transformed as the city’s metro system is being extended. A further 17 underground stations are currently being constructed with a further 15 km of metro tunnel being added on the current line. Many of Copenhagen’s historical sites, squares and public spaces have and are still […]
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Nørreport: A Public Space That Works

For as long as I can remember, Nørreport has been a raw and chaotic island, caught in central Copenhagen between the city’s medieval past and the urban neighborhood, Nørrebro. The metro, train and S-train station at Nørreport, a vital transport hub for Copenhagen’s commuters, has over 200,000 passengers passing through it daily, with it’s surrounding public space being an […]
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Skanör, On Copenhagen’s Doorstep

For a couple of glorious days the summer came to Skanör, just as I was beginning to lose hope. On Copenhagen’s doorstep, a hop, skip and jump under and over the Øresund Bridge, followed by a wonderful 30 kilometer bike ride through Southern Sweden’s gentle landscape, is a little gem waiting to be rediscovered. The […]
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The Last Clip

On a Sunday afternoon in September in 1981, I arrived at Copenhagen Central Station for the first time to warm embraces and kisses by my future wife, Jette. She then gave me a gift of a 2 zone, 10 trip ticket, a kind of a welcome to Copenhagen and its public transport system. For 34 years, […]
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