The Copenhagen Metro- Financed by the Orestad New Town



The Copenhagen Metro- Financed by the Orestad New Town

Authors

FICH C and SONDERGRAAD M, Orestadsselskabet, Denmark

Description

Copenhagen is currently building first phase of a new underground metro and developing a new Town area close to the city centre.

Abstract

Copenhagen is currently building first phase of a new underground metro and developing a new Town area close to the city centre.

The two projects are connected both physically and financially in a way that is new for Danish public transportation and town planning.

This paper will shortly outline the background for the development, the planning and financing basis of the project, it will give an overview of the 2 connected projects and focus on some of the advantages and disadvantages experienced by this integrated approach.

Publisher

Association for European Transport