All about cycling in the Netherlands

Before and After ʼs-Hertogenbosch (4)

What was a four lane road with separated cycle lanes just six months ago, is now a street with only two lanes for motor traffic (one for each direction) and completely protected … Continue reading

22 August 2013 · 23 Comments

Unbundling modes

Something I haven’t written much about yet is the unbundling or unravelling of modes. This is a way of separating cycle routes from main routes for motorised traffic. In the … Continue reading

29 November 2012 · 14 Comments

Cycle path removed in Utrecht

It must be the first time I show you a cycle path that does not exist anymore. Even in the Netherlands sometimes cycle tracks disappear. There was a cycle path … Continue reading

16 August 2012 · 6 Comments

Before and After – ’s-Hertogenbosch (3)

A before and after in Maerlantstraat in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) in the Netherlands. A main cycle route that went through an “ordinary residential street”. For motorised traffic the street … Continue reading

12 July 2012 · 9 Comments

Cycle Highway Vlijmen – ’s-Hertogenbosch

The old road from Vlijmen to ‘s-Hertogenbosch has been upgraded as a cycle road. The road had become obsolete for motorised traffic when in 1978 a motorway was opened. The … Continue reading

14 May 2012 · 10 Comments

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

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

Another cycling infrastructure update

This is another before and after view in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. And it is an interesting street because in the before situation there was no cycling infrastructure at all, which is rare for … Continue reading

28 July 2011 · 2 Comments

From cycle path to cycle route

As part of an elaborate cycle plan the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch is currently updating its cycling infrastructure. The city wants to raise the modal share of cycling from 33% to … Continue reading

14 July 2011 · 3 Comments

Cycle facilities update

Side by side view of the old and the new situation of a street in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands). In the old situation it was a service road used by cyclists and … Continue reading

20 November 2009 · Leave a comment