Both Copenhagen and Amsterdam can be proud of their impressive cycling statistics and ongoing investment in biking infrastructure. A good third of Copenhagen’s commuters bike to work every morning. In Amsterdam over 50% of the commuters go by bike.
The Danes want to increase their bike commuters to 50 percent by 2015. A new Danish traffic plan launched January 29 promises that 2/3rds of a $16 billion budget will go towards bikes and public transport, while the other 1/3 will be dedicated to asphalt and roads.