Aalborg is located in northern Jutland of Denmark. It is a growing university city and has its roots as an industrial city. It has a population of about 112,000 people, making it the fourth largest city in Denmark. Today, Aalborg is a city in transition from a working-class industrial area to a knowledge-based community. The topography is mostly flat, with some hilly areas. The weather is mixed, with rainy and windy winters.
Aalborg has a great foundation of cycling culture and organizational structure. The plans for a new bicycle parking facility and strategy shows that the city is dedicating money and resources to bicycle facilities. The city is also implementing integrating bicycle lessons in schools on cycling safety and maintenance to promote children cycling to school. The city can focus its efforts on the cycling hardware and increasing the safety and connectivity of the cycling network. Cycling modal share is 14% comparing to 52% of car modal share. Therefore, more push factors from the motorized mobility can also be in favour for more cycling mobility.
Modal split of cycling: 14%
Average length of trips made within the city: 2.5km - 5km