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Utrecht corrects a historic urban design mistake

billet en français Last Saturday Utrecht’s restored canal ring was officially opened. Unannounced and early in the morning the crew of the replica Roman ship “Per Mare ad Laurium” (some … Continue reading

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Cycling around the restored Utrecht moat

billet en français The restored Utrecht city moat will be officially opened this Saturday. Unfortunately with little fanfare due to the Corona crisis, but this historic event – the removal … Continue reading

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A huge new cycle viaduct in The Hague

billet en français Another impressive piece of exceptional cycling infrastructure was opened in The Hague. A new 335 metre long cycle bridge connects the city centre with the suburb Ypenburg … Continue reading

2 September 2020 · 4 Comments

A new roundabout to replace a T-junction

billet en français Another new roundabout was opened in the municipality of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. This roundabout is located outside the built-up area close to ʼs-Hertogenbosch proper and business park De Vutter … Continue reading

26 August 2020 · 7 Comments

Sustainable Urban Mobility – Online Course

Professor Dr Robin Hickman from London asked me to participate in a video for an upcoming online course on Sustainable Urban Mobility. Professor Hickman is the director of University College … Continue reading

24 August 2020 · Leave a comment

Ride in Utrecht

billet en français For another shorter holiday post I filmed a ride in Utrecht again. By mid-June the local radio and television channel RTV Utrecht reported that the traffic volumes … Continue reading

19 August 2020 · 3 Comments

Cycle lanes in the Netherlands

billet en français Cycle lanes are a bit special in the Dutch traffic system. On-street cycle lanes do exist in many streets but under the current Dutch traffic safety policies … Continue reading

12 August 2020 · 19 Comments

Recreational evening ride

billet en français While I am enjoying my summer holidays I prepared a ride for you to enjoy. This way you could virtually take a summer ride in the Dutch … Continue reading

5 August 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycleway maintenance and repairs

billet en français Six years ago I explained in a post that doing maintenance comes quite natural to the Dutch. As a people we like things neat and tidy. Dutch … Continue reading

29 July 2020 · 4 Comments

Road fatalities declined in the Netherlands, but less for cycling

billet en français In the last two decades the number of road fatalities in the Netherlands decreased by 60% for motorists. For people cycling the fatality rate decreased far less, … Continue reading

28 July 2020 · 6 Comments

A cycle ride on the F50 under construction

billet en français Construction is ongoing right now to build a part of the F50. This will eventually be a fast north-south cycle route in the province of North-Brabant from … Continue reading

22 July 2020 · 5 Comments

A gas leak on the busiest cycleway in the Netherlands

billet en français Imagine the busiest main thoroughfare in your city closed to all traffic for well over 7 hours, including the evening rush hour; would that lead to chaos? … Continue reading

15 July 2020 · 5 Comments

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