BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Another new bicycle street in Utrecht

Billet en français Utrecht has built quite a number of bicycle streets recently. Surprising, because Utrecht also built the very first bicycle street of the country, which was a complete … Continue reading

7 April 2015 · 59 Comments

Missing link completed

A cycle route in ʼs-Hertogenbosch leading to an industrial zone was not well-connected to the rest of the cycling network. To get from the normal cycle network to the start … Continue reading

24 July 2014 · 25 Comments

Cycling in Eindhoven

A few weeks ago I showed you the new floating roundabout of Eindhoven and it got a lot of attention. But of course a city’s cycling climate cannot be measured … Continue reading

13 September 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 infrastructure in ’s-Hertogenbosch

A short ride in ‘s-Hertogenbosch a.k.a. Den Bosch (Netherlands) on well connected but different types of cycle infrastructure. In this short stretch you can see a cycle lane, a protected … Continue reading

7 January 2012 · 2 Comments

Bicycle infrastructure in the Netherlands

Another example of the type of protected separate cycle paths that gets people on their bicycles. Turn on annotations to see familiar and strong views on cycle infrastructure placed in … Continue reading

23 November 2010 · 3 Comments

Six videos of left turns in the Netherlands

People always ask how you can turn left while riding a bicycle in the Netherlands. They have difficulties to imagine how that is done with all the separated cycling infrastructure … Continue reading

21 September 2010 · 2 Comments

Junction design for safer cycling (Netherlands)

Separate bicycle infrastructure makes traffic safer but only if it is designed right. The Netherlands has the highest percentage of trips made by bicycle and its streets are the safest … Continue reading

7 September 2010 · 3 Comments

Bicycle Rush Hour Utrecht (Netherlands)

A sunny June morning at 8 o’clock on a busy bicycle street in the center of Utrecht (Netherlands). The camera captured 20 minutes of people passing; hundreds of them and … Continue reading

4 June 2010 · Leave a comment

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

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