All about cycling in the Netherlands

When parking space becomes tight

In most countries people will think about parking cars when they read the headline. In the Netherlands there is also a shortage of parking space for bicycles. Even though bicycles … Continue reading

28 April 2011 · 2 Comments

Houten celebrates cycling

Houten, “Cycling city 2008” in the Netherlands, celebrated the official opening of two railway stations, a work of art and -by opening a giant bicycle wheel lock- the grand bicycle … Continue reading

21 April 2011 · 8 Comments

Netherlands’ traffic deaths down again

Today “Statistics Netherlands” and the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment announced the latest figures for traffic deaths in the Netherlands. The press release reads: “According to figures released … Continue reading

19 April 2011 · Leave a comment

Isn’t the cycle path for cyclists?

A very annoyed cyclist from Amsterdam requests fellow cyclists to accompany him in noting license plates of vehicles that are illegally parked on the cycle path. He wants to try … Continue reading

14 April 2011 · Leave a comment

State of the Art Bikeway Design, or is it?

See  also part 2 of this story – And a 2014 post as well An association of transportation experts of 15 major US cities (NACTO) recently published new guidelines for … Continue reading

7 April 2011 · 24 Comments