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I was curious to see the busiest cycle route in Copenhagen – Norrebrogade – said to be used by 36,000 cyclists a day, as described in A View from the Cycle Path: “Nørrebrogade is … 3 km long and taking a straight line path right through the city (map here).  … it and the bridge on it are a funnel for cycle-traffic which uses this as one of the most direct routes to several locations.”

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Norrebro Map

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The Norrebro neighbourhood is rather analogous to, say, Grandview Woodland.  Norrebrogade is its Commercial Drive.

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Most of the right-of-way, after a lengthy public process, was rebuilt over the last half decade to remove car lanes for more dedicated space for bikes and transit.

Even today on Google Streetview you can see the difference on the bridge during reconstruction ….

Norrebrogade 1

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And after …

Norrebrogafe 2

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The results in use are here.

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I was particularly intrigued…

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