Learning about Copenhagen bike culture from Mr. Copenhagenize himself

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Then Mikael Colville-Andersen, at the time a film director, took a photo that launched a thousand blogs and a whole new way of thinking about bikes. He tells TreeHugger:

I did a lot of street photography, and I took one picture one morning, on my morning commute, not a great picture but the light had just turned green, there's a woman pushing off on the right, there's two guys squeezing past and in the middle there is a woman who just hasn't moved yet, a pillar of calm in a world of chaos.

Soon Copenhagen Cycle Chic exploded, and led to Copenhagenize,copen and finally to Copenhagenize Design, his consulting company.

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