JAN GEHL REPORT. Photograph shows a street in Copenhagen, Denmark, where one of the lanes was reclaimed for cycle use. Copenhagen is a city put forward as an example of how public space can be given over to pedestrians and cyclists, through the implementation of strategies that reduce motor-vehicle congestion, and lead to more pleasant living conditions. 19 November 2007. Story by Jackie Maley. Photograph by Wade Laube for The Sydney Morning Herald.