BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Utrecht’s transport policies explained

Utrecht is getting more and more international attention as a city where interesting things with respect to urban transportation are taking place. I have already written a lot of posts … Continue reading

27 June 2017 · 2 Comments

On a Dutch Cycling High

“Everyone is on a Dutch cycling high after VeloCity 2017” tweeted Australian cyclist/journalist Michael O’Reilly yesterday. If you could see my Twitter Timeline you would understand he hit the nail … Continue reading

20 June 2017 · 10 Comments

Weeks of cycling related activities

Now that was quite a week of cycling related business I just experienced! I am glad this is a week without a normal post, because I would not have had … Continue reading

13 June 2017 · 5 Comments

The busiest cycleway in the Netherlands

The guided tour season is at its peak right now. With Velo-City 2017 rapidly approaching the first groups are already arriving in the country. The associate professor from Platteville-Wisconsin, whose … Continue reading

6 June 2017 · 7 Comments

The Freedom of Cycling

This week I have guided two cycle tours in and around Utrecht. One group with policy makers and politicians from Bavaria and one with students from the university of Platteville-Wisconsin. … Continue reading

30 May 2017 · 7 Comments

Flo, your guide to the green light

An extra cherry on an already delicious cake. That is possibly how you could best describe Flo; a new system in the Netherlands that informs people whether they can catch … Continue reading

23 May 2017 · 11 Comments

King to open Velo-City and other news

Three short news items in this no-post week. Royal Opening of Velo-City 2017 The King of the Netherlands will open the Velo-City cycling conference on Tuesday 13th June next, in … Continue reading

16 May 2017 · 8 Comments

Improving Active Travel in Canberra

During my recent trip to Australia I stayed all of 30 hours in Canberra. A short, but at the same time very rich visit. I met many interesting people from … Continue reading

9 May 2017 · 11 Comments

A week of national holidays

This is the week of national holidays in the Netherlands. Last Thursday it was King’s Day and later this week, on Friday the 5th May, we celebrate Liberation Day, with … Continue reading

2 May 2017 · 1 Comment

Arnhem, the co-host of Velo-city 2017

Arnhem is one of the two host cities of Velo-City 2017. I have written quite a lot about Nijmegen, the other host city, on my blog in the past, but … Continue reading

25 April 2017 · 5 Comments

Riding on a bicycle overpass

Watch some people cycling on the big cycle overpass between ʼs-Hertogenbosch and Rosmalen, which opened exactly two years ago in April 2015. These images were filmed on an ordinary Sunday … Continue reading

18 April 2017 · 9 Comments

The cycle path atop a school

Enabling cycling is all about removing barriers. With the opening of a major cycle bridge last week, Utrecht did just that. You can now cycle from the city centre to … Continue reading

11 April 2017 · 25 Comments

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