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The bicycle passage of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum

I’ve shown you the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum bicycle “tunnel” on my blog before. Already explaining that it is an underpass and not a tunnel. But is that even true? When you … Continue reading

31 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Wooden cycle bridge Grubbenvorst

New motorways often sever old connections, especially for people walking and cycling. It’s always good when those old routes are quickly reconnected, especially when that is done with a beautiful … Continue reading

9 February 2016 · 7 Comments

Amsterdam Central Station Tunnel

For the first time since the Amsterdam Central Station was built in the 1880s there is now a tunnel to pass straight under it. Last Saturday, 21 November 2015, it … Continue reading

24 November 2015 · 30 Comments

A monumental bicycle roundabout in Arnhem

It was opened 61 years ago and it still qualifies as exceptional cycling infrastructure: the bicycle roundabout in Arnhem at Airborne Square. The Netherlands has several so-called ‘bear pits’; cycle … Continue reading

15 September 2015 · 7 Comments

Wooden cycle bridge in Harderwijk

An exceptional new wooden cycle bridge can be found in the town of Harderwijk on the former Zuiderzee (now IJsselmeer). It was opened on 11 December 2014 by several aldermen … Continue reading

30 June 2015 · 11 Comments

First Garden Bridge in The Netherlands opened

A park on legs is how some describe it. The exceptional new pedestrian and cycle bridge in ʼs-Hertogenbosch that connects the historic city centre to the Paleiskwartier (Palace Quarter). This … Continue reading

16 June 2015 · 20 Comments

Bicycle Parking Guidance System in Utrecht

Dynamic parking guidance systems are well-known all over the world, for cars at least. Utrecht has just started using such a system to guide people to bicycle parking facilities and … Continue reading

9 June 2015 · 18 Comments

A steel suspension bridge for cycling in Tilburg

To give people the opportunity to cycle to their work place much easier, the city of Tilburg built a beautiful steel suspension bridge for cycling and walking only. Located to … Continue reading

12 May 2015 · 6 Comments

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 · 23 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 · 21 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

Iconic bridge for cycling and walking in Purmerend

“A high profile and iconic bridge for Purmerend, that’s what I think we’ve built and that’s what we’ve wanted to build right from the beginning.” In a video documentary, Alderman … Continue reading

2 October 2014 · 10 Comments

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