All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling back to school

It has been 34 years since I started riding to school on my bicycle. A big change in the life of any Dutch child is going from primary school to … Continue reading

29 September 2011 · 1 Comment

Cycling and chosing a place to live

A healthy cycling climate is not only about safe and protected cycling infrastructure. That there is much more to it sometimes becomes unexpectedly clear. In a newspaper article about moving … Continue reading

22 September 2011 · 1 Comment

Before and after: more improved cycling infrastructure (2)

In an earlier blog post I have shown you examples of changes to the cycling infrastructure of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The city has started a city wide update of the cycling infrastructure … Continue reading

15 September 2011 · Leave a comment

Cycling to school

Hundreds of thousands of children cycle to school every morning in the Netherlands. The roads and streets are literally full of cycling children for about one hour. The “cycle highway” … Continue reading

8 September 2011 · 7 Comments

Before and after: more improved cycling infrastructure (1)

A number of cities in the Netherlands is currently updating cycling infrastructure. The ‘Fietsbalans‘ (the thorough check of the ‘cycling climate’ and infrastructure of municipalities by the cyclists’ union) may … Continue reading

1 September 2011 · 2 Comments