BICYCLE DUTCH

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Monthly Archives: April, 2010

Evening Bicycle Rush Hour Utrecht

Evening rush hour in the 4th largest city in the Netherlands. Streets look like this when 33% of ALL trips are made by bicycle. This is an ordinary Thursday evening … Continue reading

29 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Busy Bicycle Rush Hour Utrecht (Netherlands)

Morning rush hour in the 4th largest city in the Netherlands. Streets look like this when 33% of ALL trips are made by bicycle! This is an ordinary Wednesday morning … Continue reading

28 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Cycling in Holland – Alkmaar (and surroundings)

This time the cycling really takes place in Holland (which is in the west of the Netherlands). In North-Holland to be precise, in and around the city of Alkmaar. Since … Continue reading

25 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Bicycle Training in the Netherlands

Every year in April some 200,000 school children in the Netherlands take a “Verkeersexamen” (traffic test). The 12 year olds will start secondary school in the following school year. An … Continue reading

19 April 2010 · 1 Comment

Junction with separated cycle path

Some think a separate cycle path can be dangerous at junctions. This video shows a typical junction in the Netherlands with a separate cycle path where cyclists have the right … Continue reading

16 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Where to build cycle tracks and where not

You might think separate cycle paths were created along every Dutch street. But that is not true. Only the through streets have these bike tracks. In most residential areas drivers … Continue reading

11 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Separated cycle path next to dual carriageway

A separated cycle path next to a dual carriage road in the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch). You can very clearly see how the (turning) drivers interact with … Continue reading

10 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Separated cycle tracks in the Netherlands

Separation of motorized traffic and cyclists makes cycling safer and more pleasant. In this video an example of an ordinary straight stretch of city street in the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch … Continue reading

9 April 2010 · Leave a comment

Roundabout with separated cycle track

To make junctions safer many roundabouts were created. In this video you can see how drivers and cyclists interact on a Dutch roundabout with a separate cycle path. The cyclists … Continue reading

9 April 2010 · 1 Comment
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