The new longest cycling bridge of Europe was opened one and a half weeks ago. A representative of the province of Groningen and the mayor of the municipality of Oldambt cut the ribbon together on 1 February 2021. The mainly … Continue reading Europe’s longest cycling bridge opened
Groningen station was one of the first to get a large bicycle parking garage. When it was opened in 2007, there was room for a little over 4,000 bicycles. At that time it was the largest bicycle parking garage in … Continue reading What’s the future for Groningen’s Station bike parking?
When I was in Groningen two months ago, I was able to revisit the cycle route from the city centre to the University Campus Zernike that I had been critical about when I last visited the city in 2016. What … Continue reading A Groningen ride (University – Centre)
The director of the International Cargo Bike Festival, which was celebrated last weekend in the city of Groningen in the far north of the Netherlands, thinks “the tide is definitely turning”. The festival magazine, issued for the eight edition, has … Continue reading “Cargo bikes are booming”
The 18,000 people who cycle to the Groningen University campus every day lost their priority again over the almost 12,000 motor vehicles on the cycle crossing with Eikenlaan. This priority had only just been granted to them. A two-month pilot … Continue reading A disappointing pilot in Groningen
“Groningen is a real cycling city. No less than 60% of all traffic movements is by bicycle. This makes us proud. To keep it this way we want to give the bicycle more space in the years to come.” This … Continue reading Groningen; Cycling City of the Netherlands?