Over the last 10 years, traffic on the highways in Copenhagen has increased by 32 per cent. Since the payment ring was given up, there is a need for innovative solutions to stop the increasing number of private vehicles going into the city, leading to higher pollution levels and longer travel times.
This Parkeringsring is an efficient and environment friendly answer. It proposes strategically placed Transport Hubsalong the roads with heavy car flows, near main train stations. They serve as free parking, transport transition and meeting points. Commuters can leave cars and easily switch to the greener options of public transport or bicycles, reducing the traffic overload.