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A cycle bridge in Zoetermeer

It is 10 years old, the bright white viaduct over the A12 motorway and the parallel railway from The Hague to Utrecht. The bridge is for people walking, cycling and… … Continue reading

10 July 2014 · 8 Comments

The Green Connection in Rotterdam

My pictures of a new bridge in Rotterdam got a lot of your interest last weekend*. Not surprising, because the Green Connection (De Groene Verbinding) in Rotterdam indeed is a … Continue reading

26 June 2014 · 4 Comments

High Speed Cycle Route Hattem – Zwolle

The cycle highway from Hattem to Zwolle was festively opened by a class of schoolchildren, the alderman for traffic of the city of Zwolle and a representative of the province … Continue reading

1 May 2014 · 7 Comments

Spectacular Zoetermeer Cycle Bridge

Never before was a picture re-tweeted, discussed and re-published so often as the one I took last Friday of the new cycle bridge in Zoetermeer near The Hague. I usually … Continue reading

16 January 2014 · 13 Comments

Submerged Bicycle Bridge in Haarlem

The city of Haarlem wanted to create a barrier free passage where a main arterial route for motor traffic and a main cycle route along a river bank crossed each … Continue reading

19 September 2013 · 19 Comments

Nijmegen Cycle Bridge revisited

Yesterday 9 years ago, on the 15th of May 2004, the then Dutch minister of Transport, Carla Peijs, opened a cycle bridge. Of course a minister doesn’t show up to … Continue reading

16 May 2013 · 12 Comments

Cycle Bridge Enschede

Slender and stylish are probably the most fitting words to describe the cycle bridge at the edge of Enschede, a university city in the east of the Netherlands. The bridge … Continue reading

28 February 2013 · 18 Comments

Pedestrian and bicycle bridge ‘Rijnhavenbrug’ in Rotterdam

It is not often that the opening of a pedestrian and bicycle bridge draws a crowd, especially not on a freezing Winter afternoon. But for the festive opening of the … Continue reading

7 February 2013 · 2 Comments

Three little things

“Long Live Amsterdam” The Amsterdam based newspaper ‘Het Parool’ has a small corner for short letters. Limited to 69 words, people are encouraged to share something with the readers. This … Continue reading

1 November 2012 · 7 Comments

A wooden bicycle drawbridge in ’s-Hertogenbosch

Last Sunday was a beautiful sunny Autumn day in the Netherlands. A perfect day for a leisurely ride. I rode out without any plans, simply enjoying the weather, when I … Continue reading

11 October 2012 · 15 Comments

Conquering barriers in Dordrecht

The Netherlands is a country of water. The Dutch consider all this water both a friend and a foe. Water is great to use for recreation and to transport goods. … Continue reading

20 September 2012 · 7 Comments

Hartelfietsbrug near Rotterdam

The longest cycle bridge of South-Holland. That’s how the media introduced the brand new 600 meter (1968.5ft) long cycle bridge that was opened on 26th October last. It connects the … Continue reading

15 December 2011 · Leave a comment
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