Thursday, June 25, 2009

A necessity?

I haven't got a car and this is one of the main reasons; parking meters. In Copenhagen it's extremely expensive to park your car (4 Euro an hour in the day time), and with very few parking spaces around it's a battle to find a free one anyway. This is one of the new solar powered parking meters found on every corner of the inner city. With an expensive and rather slow public transport system, the best and quickest way to get around the city is by bicycle. Beware though that many of the drivers of these are quite sure that they are immortal, so they believe the red light and other "minor" traffic rules doesn't apply to them. With more and more bikes on the dedicated cycle paths it can be a battle there too.