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All about cycling in the Netherlands

New cycle viaduct from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Rosmalen

It can almost be called a sky ride. After the completion of a huge new cycle viaduct last Thursday in ʼs-Hertogenbosch, you can now cycle over a motorway, a new … Continue reading

14 April 2015 · 20 Comments

Cycle viaduct “De Snelbinder” in Naaldwijk

An enormous cycle bridge was built in Naaldwijk, and what was the reason? Flowers! Or to be more precise; flower transports. You have probably never heard of Naaldwijk, but it … Continue reading

31 March 2015 · 20 Comments

Cycle Viaduct in Utrecht Overvecht

Yet again, two policy makers in the Netherlands seized the opportunity to show how much they care about people’s well-being, the environment and cycling. On Friday 7 November last, the … Continue reading

20 January 2015 · 8 Comments

Cycle Bridge named after a ‘racing cyclist and rescuer’

“Highly-commended” was the verdict of the British jury for a bridge near Hoofddorp in the 2014 ‘International Footbridge Conference’ in London. It is strange that this bridge was featured as a footbridge, … Continue reading

13 November 2014 · 13 Comments

The Green Connection in Rotterdam

My pictures of a new bridge in Rotterdam got a lot of your interest last weekend*. Not surprising, because the Green Connection (De Groene Verbinding) in Rotterdam indeed is a … Continue reading

26 June 2014 · 5 Comments

New bridge in Nijmegen: ‘The Crossing’

Cycling is taken into account when the Dutch undertake large infrastructure projects. Nijmegen now has a third bridge over the river Waal and it has a smooth wide cycle path. … Continue reading

29 May 2014 · 7 Comments

High Speed Cycle Route Hattem – Zwolle

The cycle highway from Hattem to Zwolle was festively opened by a class of schoolchildren, the alderman for traffic of the city of Zwolle and a representative of the province … Continue reading

1 May 2014 · 7 Comments

‘The Little Green One’ cycle bridge north of Nijmegen

“It should be called ‘The little green one’, because it’s green and because that’s what you say about a novice or something new as well. And this was the area … Continue reading

13 February 2014 · 7 Comments

Spectacular Zoetermeer Cycle Bridge

Never before was a picture re-tweeted, discussed and re-published so often as the one I took last Friday of the new cycle bridge in Zoetermeer near The Hague. I usually … Continue reading

16 January 2014 · 13 Comments

Nijmegen Cycle Bridge revisited

Yesterday 9 years ago, on the 15th of May 2004, the then Dutch minister of Transport, Carla Peijs, opened a cycle bridge. Of course a minister doesn’t show up to … Continue reading

16 May 2013 · 13 Comments

Cycle Bridge Enschede

Slender and stylish are probably the most fitting words to describe the cycle bridge at the edge of Enschede, a university city in the east of the Netherlands. The bridge … Continue reading

28 February 2013 · 18 Comments

Conquering barriers in Dordrecht

The Netherlands is a country of water. The Dutch consider all this water both a friend and a foe. Water is great to use for recreation and to transport goods. … Continue reading

20 September 2012 · 7 Comments
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