BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

New cycle bridge at Nigtevecht

A brand-new cycle bridge over the Amsterdam Rhine Canal, between the villages of Nigtevecht and Abcoude can be used since early August. Since I was in Australia at the time, … Continue reading

21 August 2018 · 4 Comments

A new cycle bridge in Zwolle

Zwolle has yet another big cycle bridge; the Zalnébrug. This new bridge spans the N35 right at the edge of the built-up area in the south-east of the city. The … Continue reading

17 July 2018 · 5 Comments

A huge cycle bridge in Zwolle

One of the maybe unexpected side effects of the Sustainable Safety policies is that flow roads, which – as the name suggests – can only be for the flow of … Continue reading

22 May 2018 · 5 Comments

The ‘Tall Bridge’ of Maastricht

The bridge for cycling and walking across the river Meuse (Maas) in Maastricht has become a modern icon for the city in the 15 years it has existed. The arch … Continue reading

27 February 2018 · 5 Comments

Cycling onto the Dafne Schippersbrug

It is exactly 6 months in use today; the cycle bridge atop a school. For the bridge, as well as the woman it was named after, those 6 months have … Continue reading

3 October 2017 · 7 Comments

The garden bridge at night

The first garden bridge of the Netherlands, the Paleisbrug (Palace bridge) of ʼs-Hertogenbosch, is well over two years old now. In these two years the garden has really developed impressively. … Continue reading

8 August 2017 · 3 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

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

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 · 26 Comments

Filth does not look good on a cycle bridge

It’s the “no post week” and by fate I had to be in Rotterdam again last week. This time for the sad occasion of the funeral ceremony of one of … Continue reading

7 February 2017 · 11 Comments

A new bridge for walking and cycling in Utrecht

Utrecht can be proud of yet another fine new piece of infrastructure for walking and cycling. The “Moreelsebrug” was opened on 16 December last. The slender 295-metre-long bridge is a … Continue reading

3 January 2017 · 23 Comments

Cycling on the bridge near Zaltbommel

Rivers can be a barrier to cycling, but fortunately most bridges in the Netherlands can also be used for cycling. With many rivers flowing from the European mainland to the … Continue reading

13 September 2016 · 6 Comments
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