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Utrecht’s latest indoor bicycle parking facility

Utrecht opened its – so far – largest indoor bicycle parking facility. It is the first new permanent solution to park bicycles in the area around central station. Under the … Continue reading

3 July 2014 · 18 Comments

The “Bicycle Apple”

Bicycle parking facilities are not always the most attractive buildings, but there is a very interesting exception in the town of Alphen aan den Rijn: the Fietsappel or Bicycle Apple. … Continue reading

10 April 2014 · 9 Comments

Five years of filming anniversary: my daily commute

“Longer distance commuting by bicycle is perceived impossible by many. Not so for the Dutch. A combination of public transport and a bicycle is easy and very common in the … Continue reading

9 January 2014 · 9 Comments

Arriving at school by bicycle

Dutch children cycle to school in huge numbers. According to the Cyclists’ Union, of all cycle trips in the Netherlands 18% is to get to a facility for some form … Continue reading

5 December 2013 · 9 Comments

Modern indoor bicycle parking facilities

After the look at home parking earlier last month, we now look at the busier areas of many Dutch cities again. Especially around the shopping areas in the city centres … Continue reading

1 August 2013 · 4 Comments

Bicycle Parking policies Zaanstad ridiculed

The enforcement of the bicycle parking restrictions in Zaandam was ridiculed on national TV this week. Zaanstad municipality issued a parking restriction of 4 hours for a street in the … Continue reading

4 March 2013 · 14 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

Utrecht removes illegaly parked bicycles

Parking restrictions for bicycles are not to be taken lightly in the Netherlands. Utrecht has recently removed hundreds of bicycles just from the station area alone. And that is done … Continue reading

21 June 2012 · 7 Comments

Bicycle parking restrictions in the Netherlands

With a bike share of transportation that is unique in the world come “problems” that are equally unique. At least some municipalities in the Netherlands see a problem in the … Continue reading

2 April 2012 · 8 Comments

When parking space becomes tight

In most countries people will think about parking cars when they read the headline. In the Netherlands there is also a shortage of parking space for bicycles. Even though bicycles … Continue reading

28 April 2011 · 2 Comments

Houten celebrates cycling

Houten, “Cycling city 2008” in the Netherlands, celebrated the official opening of two railway stations, a work of art and -by opening a giant bicycle wheel lock- the grand bicycle … Continue reading

21 April 2011 · 4 Comments

Bicycle Parking – 800 meters of cycle racks in Utrecht (Netherlands)

It is known the Dutch are world champions in utility cycling. That they combine public transport with cycling is lesser known. What it leads to can be seen in this … Continue reading

26 May 2010 · Leave a comment
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