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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Grade-separated cycling infrastructure (43-years-old) in Eindhoven

An urban traffic circle with up to 4 lanes for motor traffic is rare in the Netherlands, but at least it comes with a whole different level for cycling. The … Continue reading

23 August 2016 · 7 Comments

And now for something completely different

“Do you seriously not have anything better to do today?” British comedian John Cleese was astonished when he saw the hundreds of people who had turned up in Eindhoven on … Continue reading

14 June 2016 · 6 Comments

Before and After in Eindhoven

The streets in the Netherlands are constantly and rapidly being improved for cycling. For this post I have another before and after example, this time in the city of Eindhoven. … Continue reading

24 April 2014 · 3 Comments

Best Cycling City of the Netherlands – recap

My series of the nominees of the election to become best cycling city of the Netherlands in 2014 is complete. But the five nominated municipalities were also portrayed by the … Continue reading

9 April 2014 · 17 Comments

Eindhoven, nominee for best cycling city

Eindhoven is one of the five nominees to become best Cycling City of the Netherlands in 2014. Chosen from a long-list of 19 municipalities, these five municipalities compete to take … Continue reading

6 March 2014 · 14 Comments

Hovenring at night

Infrastructure must be really special to appeal to a wide audience. The spectacular Hovenring floating bicycle roundabout is one example of such an extremely exceptional piece of infrastructure. I usually … Continue reading

1 September 2013 · 8 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 · 4 Comments

Spectacular New Floating Cycle Roundabout

The bright white 70 meters (230Ft) tall bridge pylon can be seen from far away. Attached to the top are 24 cables that suspend a large bicycle roundabout, 72 meters … Continue reading

23 August 2012 · 149 Comments

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