The term ‘copenhagenize’ historically has been used to mean something quite different and far-removed from bicycle infrastructure:

But, even when it was repealed in 1809, the belief that Great Britain would “Copenhagenize” any American navy which might be formed was sufficient to deter the democratic leaders from anything bolder than non-intercourse laws, until the idea of invading Canada took root and blossomed into a declaration of war.

New York is moving ahead for transparency. Next Friday the New York State Senate will be hosting a CapitolCamp, which will focus on using technology to increase transparency. This is a great event that citizens of New York can attend and have a voice in the transparency movement of their state. Sunlight Labs’ Eric Mill will be there also. There are new initiatives and advances that happening quickly in New York and I’m very happy to see the state speed along to transparency way.