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Interview Connie Hedegaard and Morten Kabell “Any city can become a bicycle city”

08/26/21
“Any city can become a bicycle city”

Copenhagen is internationally regarded as a shining example of climate-friendly transportation. In 2020, Connie Hedegaard and Morten Kabell talked about mobility in the Danish capital and climate protection in Europe. Hedegaard was EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Danish Minister for the Environment. She has been a member of Volkswagen’s independent sustainability council since 2016. Kabell was Mayor of the Environment in Copenhagen and co-CEO of the European Cyclists’ Federation.

We now have the opportunity to support the economy, fight the climate crisis and create jobs at the same time.
Connie Hedegaard
“Any city can become a bicycle city”
“Any city can become a bicycle city”
Photo: Mark Knudsen/Monsun
The EU should invest at least six billion euros to help cities build a cycling infrastructure.
Morten Kabell
“Any city can become a bicycle city”
Denmark’s capital is on the way to climate neutrality. “Copenhagen has done nothing that any other city could not do. The model is exportable,” says Morten Kabell.
Copenhagen has done nothing that any other city could not do. The model is exportable.
Morten Kabell
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