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Tag Archives: before and after

Intersection redesign in Utrecht (2)

In this post a second look at a recently reconstructed intersection in Utrecht. In the first post about this reconstruction I focused on the differences between the before and after … Continue reading

25 September 2014 · 6 Comments

Utrecht straightens out a cycle route

The cycle route that forms the main entrance to the Utrecht Science Park was recently updated. The whole “Road to Science” as it is called (Weg tot de Wetenschap) had … Continue reading

11 September 2014 · 6 Comments

Intersection redesign in Utrecht (1)

See also part 2 of this blog post It is one of my most viewed videos, the video in which I explain that common Dutch intersection design would not take … Continue reading

28 August 2014 · 19 Comments

Cycle route update: it’s all in the details

Cycle routes in the Netherlands are constantly being updated. Wanting to keep things tidy and in a good order is a Dutch trait and you see that reflected in the … Continue reading

21 August 2014 · 25 Comments

Missing link completed

A cycle route in ʼs-Hertogenbosch leading to an industrial zone was not well-connected to the rest of the cycling network. To get from the normal cycle network to the start … Continue reading

24 July 2014 · 18 Comments

How to make motor traffic feel unwelcome

Utrecht has decided that the dominant types of transport in the old city centre should be cycling and walking. Streets which are due for maintenance are therefore reconstructed to reflect … Continue reading

12 June 2014 · 10 Comments

Construction of a town to town cycle path

Koen is one of my Dutch followers and he documented the construction of a rural cycle path between the villages of Leusden and Achterveld in the province of Utrecht. He … Continue reading

2 June 2014 · 5 Comments

Before and After in Eindhoven

The streets in the Netherlands are constantly and rapidly being improved for cycling. For this post I have another before and after example, this time in the city of Eindhoven. … Continue reading

24 April 2014 · 3 Comments

Before and After ʼs-Hertogenbosch

What was a four lane road with separated cycle lanes just six months ago, is now a street with only two lanes for motor traffic (one for each direction) and completely protected … Continue reading

22 August 2013 · 21 Comments

Unravelling modes

Something I haven’t written much about yet is the unravelling or unbundling of modes. This is a way of separating cycle routes from main routes for motorised traffic. In the … Continue reading

29 November 2012 · 10 Comments

Cycle path removed in Utrecht

It must be the first time I show you a cycle path that does not exist anymore. Even in the Netherlands sometimes cycle tracks disappear. There was a cycle path … Continue reading

16 August 2012 · 6 Comments

Before and After – ’s-Hertogenbosch (3)

A before and after in Maerlantstraat in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) in the Netherlands. A main cycle route that went through an “ordinary residential street”. For motorised traffic the street … Continue reading

12 July 2012 · 9 Comments
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