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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Ride Cuijk – Nijmegen

In my previous post I showed the new cycle bridge near Cuijk, which was the missing link in the fast cycle route from Cuijk to Nijmegen. With the opening of … Continue reading

12 October 2020 · 4 Comments

Over the Meuse, a brand new cycle bridge

The ‘Maasover’ bridge for cycling and walking takes people over the river Maas (Meuse). A straightforward and simple name for a beautiful bridge that looks very stylish, partly also because … Continue reading

7 October 2020 · 9 Comments

Ride Ypenburg – The Hague Central Station

This is the first of nine extra posts with rides that I will be publishing every Monday in October and November 2020. I filmed most of these rides cycling to … Continue reading

5 October 2020 · 1 Comment

ʼs-Hertogenbosch has finally closed a street to motor traffic

After a very long wait – according to a number of people and organisations – the city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch closed a city centre street to all private motor traffic. It … Continue reading

30 September 2020 · 9 Comments

When it gets too busy at the intersection

Billet en français Utrecht has a bit more work to do around the canal ring which was festively opened earlier in September. Now that the number of Corona cases went … Continue reading

23 September 2020 · 8 Comments

Utrecht corrects a historic urban design mistake

billet en français Last Saturday Utrecht’s restored canal ring was officially opened. Unannounced and early in the morning the crew of the replica Roman ship “Per Mare ad Laurium” (some … Continue reading

16 September 2020 · 12 Comments

Cycling around the restored Utrecht moat

billet en français The restored Utrecht city moat will be officially opened this Saturday. Unfortunately with little fanfare due to the Corona crisis, but this historic event – the removal … Continue reading

9 September 2020 · 4 Comments

A huge new cycle viaduct in The Hague

billet en français Another impressive piece of exceptional cycling infrastructure was opened in The Hague. A new 335 metre long cycle bridge connects the city centre with the suburb Ypenburg … Continue reading

2 September 2020 · 4 Comments

A new roundabout to replace a T-junction

billet en français Another new roundabout was opened in the municipality of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. This roundabout is located outside the built-up area close to ʼs-Hertogenbosch proper and business park De Vutter … Continue reading

26 August 2020 · 7 Comments

Sustainable Urban Mobility – Online Course

Professor Dr Robin Hickman from London asked me to participate in a video for an upcoming online course on Sustainable Urban Mobility. Professor Hickman is the director of University College … Continue reading

24 August 2020 · Leave a comment

Ride in Utrecht

billet en français For another shorter holiday post I filmed a ride in Utrecht again. By mid-June the local radio and television channel RTV Utrecht reported that the traffic volumes … Continue reading

19 August 2020 · 3 Comments

Cycle lanes in the Netherlands

billet en français Cycle lanes are a bit special in the Dutch traffic system. On-street cycle lanes do exist in many streets but under the current Dutch traffic safety policies … Continue reading

12 August 2020 · 21 Comments

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