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Tag Archives: ’s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)

Cycling through the heath

Three years ago I showed you how I had cycled through the heath with all the heather in full bloom near Hilversum in North-Holland. That was also the last time … Continue reading

18 September 2014 · 2 Comments

Cycling in the rain

That was asking for trouble, when I showed you the summer was hotter than usual this year. It started to rain from that very moment and it has rained for … Continue reading

4 September 2014 · 25 Comments

Taking pride in your cycling policies

ʼs-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch*) was the acting “Best Cycling City of the Netherlands” from November 2011 until May 2014. During that time the city made a series of short videos and … Continue reading

31 August 2014 · 6 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

Sharing Space well in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

People walking and cycling dominate Visstraat in the historic city centre of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. Until the late 1990s this was an ordinary street designed for motor traffic, but since then it … Continue reading

19 June 2014 · 4 Comments

How come there are no pot holes in the Netherlands?

“How come there are no pot holes in the Netherlands?“ Every time I show Dutch infrastructure to foreign guests that question keeps coming back. And it’s not just people with … Continue reading

15 May 2014 · 26 Comments

Ride into the city: 5 kilometres priority

Cycling must be convenient and fast to be a viable alternative to the car. The Dutch achieve a very high average speed for cycling because you can cycle almost non-stop … Continue reading

30 January 2014 · 36 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

’Tis the season to be cycling

The December darkness is here again. With about 16 hours of darkness for every 24 hours in the Netherlands we all long for light! As is the case in many … Continue reading

19 December 2013 · 2 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 · 10 Comments

Sinterklaas is coming to town

When large crowds gather in the centres of the cities of the Netherlands for THE event of the year, you can be sure many of these people arrived by bicycle. … Continue reading

28 November 2013 · 14 Comments
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