BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

From 4-lane road to linear art park

Utrecht has reconstructed yet another arterial road. The Croeselaan was a 4-lane road, leading to an area in the city that had been designed with only the private car in … Continue reading

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Eindhoven’s circular fast cycle route

Eindhoven is creating a fast cycle route, a 32 kilometre long loop around and through the city, that is in its final stages of construction. The plans were first made … Continue reading

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Considerable increase in road fatalities in The Netherlands

In 2018, 678 people lost their lives in traffic in The Netherlands. That is 10.6 % more than in 2017, the largest increase since 1989. This reported Statistics Netherlands (CBS) … Continue reading

18 April 2019 · 4 Comments

Riding Random Roundabouts

This is a little extra post for you. Last Friday was a lovely day so I just had to ride around a bit. I didn’t bring my camera as I … Continue reading

9 April 2019 · 1 Comment

The Happy Cycle Family

The Dutch Cyclists’ Union (Fietsersbond) has created a Cycle Vision for 2040 with dreams, ideas and wishes for a cycle friendly society in 2040. Last February the active members discussed … Continue reading

3 April 2019 · 4 Comments

Utrecht improved a cycle route to the university

Utrecht has improved the cycle route from Overvecht in the north of the city to the University campus Utrecht Science Park. This means that people could choose to arrive at … Continue reading

27 March 2019 · 5 Comments

A new cycle bridge at the German border

School children opened the new cycle bridge near Schinveld in the province of Limburg, by cycling across it together with the provincial representative for mobility on 20 February last. The … Continue reading

20 March 2019 · 7 Comments

The Scheldt tunnel in Antwerp

The Sint Annatunnel in Antwerp (Belgium) is an 86 year-old pedestrian and cycling tunnel under the Scheldt river, connecting the city centre to the west-bank, called left bank in Antwerp. … Continue reading

13 March 2019 · 9 Comments

Come take a virtual ride with me!

On the occasion of my 10-year anniversary I decided to get something special: a 360 degree camera! When you watch my future rides, filmed with this camera, you will be … Continue reading

6 March 2019 · 27 Comments

The 1979 Delft Cycle Plan

Delft was the third city in The Netherlands to experiment with modern cycling infrastructure, aided by the national government. After the experiments in Tilburg and The Hague in the 1970s, … Continue reading

27 February 2019 · 15 Comments

Ride to the hospital

Another “real ride” in this week’s post. One from the main square in my hometown (very close to my home) to the city’s hospital. The city hospital of ʼs-Hertogenbosch used … Continue reading

20 February 2019 · 7 Comments

Seeking Harmony

When you follow my blog and Twitter stream and saw my recent posts, you could get the impression that we have much snow in the Netherlands and that we constantly … Continue reading

13 February 2019 · 7 Comments
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