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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Houten in the rain

Houten is one of the often-chosen destinations when people visit the Netherlands to learn more about cycling in this country. A right choice, Houten is a great little town to … Continue reading

25 July 2017 · 6 Comments

An ingenious cycle detour in Utrecht

A surreal cycle detour, in the depths of the largest shopping mall of the Netherlands, through the underground warehouse area that is normally closed to the public. The city of … Continue reading

18 July 2017 · 2 Comments

Rotterdam from above

So much is happening this summer that even in the no-post week I have a new video for you. I was in Rotterdam again just a few weeks ago. This … Continue reading

11 July 2017 · 6 Comments

Perth: cycling infrastructure innovation and upgrades

Under the Safe Active Streets program some streets in Perth and its neighbouring municipalities are truly changing. The Government of Western Australia is investing AU$3 million (€2.02/£1.77) in this program. … Continue reading

4 July 2017 · 11 Comments

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 · 7 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 · 11 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 · 8 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 · 13 Comments

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