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Tag Archives: exceptional cycling infrastructure

Iconic bridge for cycling and walking in Purmerend

“A high profile and iconic bridge for Purmerend, that’s what I think we’ve built and that’s what we’ve wanted to build right from the beginning.” In a video documentary, Alderman … Continue reading

2 October 2014 · 10 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

New bridge in Nijmegen: ‘The Crossing’

Cycling is taken into account when the Dutch undertake large infrastructure projects. Nijmegen now has a third bridge over the river Waal and it has a smooth wide cycle path. … Continue reading

29 May 2014 · 6 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

‘The Little Green One’ cycle bridge north of Nijmegen

“It should be called ‘The little green one’, because it’s green and because that’s what you say about a novice or something new as well. And this was the area … Continue reading

13 February 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

Enjoying Bach on your Bike

Last week the annual company outing took me to Amsterdam for a visit to the Rijksmuseum. That’s the museum that has the cycle path running right through it. While most … Continue reading

7 November 2013 · 10 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

Hovenring at night

Infrastructure must be really special to appeal to a wide audience. The spectacular Hovenring floating bicycle roundabout is one example of such an extremely exceptional piece of infrastructure. I usually … Continue reading

1 September 2013 · 7 Comments

Experimental bicycle roundabout in Zwolle

Most of the cycling infrastructure I show you on this blog has been tried and tested for years, usually even decades. Today is different. Zwolle has built a piece of … Continue reading

26 August 2013 · 26 Comments

Bicycle Underpass Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

It was opened on the 13th of July, 1885, the magnificent national museum of the Netherlands; the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. And it was festively re-opened on April 13th this year, … Continue reading

18 July 2013 · 11 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 · 13 Comments
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