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All about cycling in the Netherlands

A huge cycle bridge in Zwolle

One of the maybe unexpected side effects of the Sustainable Safety policies is that flow roads, which – as the name suggests – can only be for the flow of … Continue reading

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From traffic sewer to city park

People sitting in the grass of the Utrecht “Paardenveld” at a location that used to be an enormous intersection at the end of a motorway less than a decade ago. … Continue reading

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Traversing Boxtel on a bicycle

Recently, I had to cycle all the way through the town of Boxtel, from north to south, on my way to film the fast cycle route between Oirschot and Boxtel. … Continue reading

8 May 2018 · 6 Comments

A new parking garage in ’s-Hertogenbosch

The city of ’s-Hertogenbosch wants to have fewer cars in its city centre. To achieve that goal the city built a large car parking garage at the edge of the … Continue reading

1 May 2018 · 5 Comments

King’s Day 2018

The Dutch celebrated their national holiday Koningsdag (or King’s Day) on the 27th of April. The weather was good, the parties were great, and everybody went on a bicycle! A … Continue reading

27 April 2018 · 4 Comments

More cycling fatalities than deaths in cars

Disturbing news this morning: more people died on a bike than in a car in the Netherlands in 2017. A total of 206 people died on bicycles and 201 in … Continue reading

25 April 2018 · 27 Comments

Fast cycle route Oirschot – Boxtel

“It is possible, that you will have made an occasional cycle tour. At least some of your journeys must involuntarily have taken you to the cycle path between Oirschot and … Continue reading

24 April 2018 · 2 Comments

A third big bicycle parking garage for Utrecht

A third large new bicycle parking facility was opened last Thursday in Utrecht. It is also the third largest parking garage near the central railway station, with a capacity of … Continue reading

17 April 2018 · 4 Comments

Intersection upgrade: a Banana and a Chips Cone

Some of the Dutch cycleways are used so heavily, that they have reached their capacity. This means the authorities need to come up with innovative solutions to make cycling convenient … Continue reading

10 April 2018 · 8 Comments

Improving the connections to a cycle bridge

The cycle bridge near Berlicum was opened in December 2016. It shortened the ride to Den Dungen, but it didn’t really connect both villages very well yet. A strange detour … Continue reading

3 April 2018 · 5 Comments

Spring cycling in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

People were still ice skating earlier this month in the Netherlands, but now the first bulb flowers are in bloom! Many people went out cycling last Sunday to enjoy one … Continue reading

27 March 2018 · 5 Comments

Get a green light quicker with Schwung

In the future we will communicate with smart traffic lights, predicted the traffic light expert of my hometown ʼs-Hertogenbosch in an interview for my blog in 2016. “In some way … Continue reading

20 March 2018 · 13 Comments
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