All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling in a large building site

Closed cycle paths, cycle paths that are no more than paint on the sidewalk, diagonal road crossings, temporary traffic lights standing in a concrete filled old oil drum, road dividers … Continue reading

24 August 2011 · 1 Comment

But we have driveways

One of the many excuses used by people who oppose protected cycling infrastructure is the ‘but we have driveways’ excuse. There are people who believe that cycling infrastructure, especially a … Continue reading

18 August 2011 · 14 Comments

Roundabout with safe cycling facilities

A view at one of the more recently built roundabouts in the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the South of the Netherlands. This roundabout came in the place of an ordinary … Continue reading

11 August 2011 · 2 Comments

Fietsstad (Cycling City) 2011 nominees announced

The Dutch Fietsersbond (Cyclists’ Union) has announced the five nominees that will compete to be chosen as Fietsstad (Cycling City) of the Netherlands for 2011. The jury chose the five … Continue reading

4 August 2011 · 1 Comment