As a resident in Denmark you need to have a Danish EU driving permit to drive in Denmark after Great Britain leaves the EU. It is already possible to switch your British driving permit to a Danish one and if you switch it before Great Britain leaves the EU the requirements are less strict.
The Minister for Transport, Building, and Housing, Mr Ole Birk Olesen, met on Tuesday 22 January 2019 with the European Coordinator for the TEN-T Scandinavian-Mediterranean Corridor, Mr Pat Cox, for a talk about the Fehmarn Belt project, the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) and Danish transport priorities.
In 2017 the Danish Minister for Transport, Building, and Housing assigned a group of independent experts to look into the policy impact of the new forms of mobility coming from the latest trends in digitalization and automation of transportation.
At the request of the Danish Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing, the Danish Road Directorate has conducted a traffic analysis of the cross-border traffic and the future need for developing the Jutland Corridor.
With its new aviation strategy, the Government wishes to strengthen the basis for the establishment of more routes and more daily departures to and from Denmark and within Denmark. This will increase Denmark’s national and international connectivity to the benefit of economic growth, employment and cohesion between regions.
Financing of social housing must be made cheaper and more transparent. The government therefore proposes that renovation and construction of social housing in the future shall be financed through the issuance of government bonds.
Today, the Government, (V, LA s K) has been given the backing of a broad majority in the Danish Parliament, (DF, S, RV, ALT and SF) to invite tenders for several more rail routes when a Re-invitation to Tender is issued for the present rail traffic in Central and West Jutland.
In accordance with the agreement on metro, light rail, suburban rail lines and bicycles of 12th of June 2014, Ramboll Denmark, as main advisor together with associated international sub-consultants, conducted an investigation on the reorganisation of the S-bane to metro operation.
Now Americans, Canadians and Australians among others can exchange their driver’s license to a Danish one without the hassle. The ambassadors from the countries mentioned above are pleased with the initiative, and the Minister for Transport and Building expects that it will become easier to attract investments and highly skilled labour from these countries.
An inspirational bike ride will be part of the programme when the US Secretary of Transportation visits Copenhagen on Monday.