BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Traffic fatalities fell significantly in 2013

Yesterday, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment published the latest road traffic fatality figures for the Netherlands. The press release reads as … Continue reading

25 April 2014 · 9 Comments

Before and After in Eindhoven

The streets in the Netherlands are constantly and rapidly being improved for cycling. For this post I have another before and after example, this time in the city of Eindhoven. … Continue reading

24 April 2014 · 3 Comments

International Cargo Bike Festival

Last weekend the third edition of the International Cargo Bike Festival in Nijmegen in the Netherlands was a very successful event. With a conference on Saturday and a fair on … Continue reading

17 April 2014 · 11 Comments

The “Bicycle Apple”

Bicycle parking facilities are not always the most attractive buildings, but there is a very interesting exception in the town of Alphen aan den Rijn: the Fietsappel or Bicycle Apple. … Continue reading

10 April 2014 · 10 Comments

Best Cycling City of the Netherlands – recap

My series of the nominees of the election to become best cycling city of the Netherlands in 2014 is complete. But the five nominated municipalities were also portrayed by the … Continue reading

9 April 2014 · 17 Comments

A bakfiets compilation

The English term cargo bike has a strong and obvious connection to freight, with that word cargo. The Dutch word bakfiets is more neutral and literally means ‘box bike’. That … Continue reading

3 April 2014 · 3 Comments

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