BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Intersection upgrade: a Banana and a Chips Cone

Some of the Dutch cycleways are used so heavily, that they have reached their capacity. This means the authorities need to come up with innovative solutions to make cycling convenient … Continue reading

10 April 2018 · 8 Comments

Get a green light quicker with Schwung

In the future we will communicate with smart traffic lights, predicted the traffic light expert of my hometown ʼs-Hertogenbosch in an interview for my blog in 2016. “In some way … Continue reading

20 March 2018 · 13 Comments

Testing cycle signage in a ‘Living Lab’

Brand new cycle destination signs, reminding of metro-line information signs, were placed alongside a test route in Tilburg. That city and the province of North Brabant are testing this new … Continue reading

13 March 2018 · 13 Comments

Lights that switch on just for you

When the cycle route from ’s-Hertogenbosch to Vlijmen was upgraded in 2012, the designers faced an interesting challenge: a main cycle route needs lighting at night to make it socially … Continue reading

9 January 2018 · 8 Comments

Flo, your guide to the green light

An extra cherry on an already delicious cake. That is possibly how you could best describe Flo; a new system in the Netherlands that informs people whether they can catch … Continue reading

23 May 2017 · 11 Comments

Your personal guide to catch the green light

Cycling is best when you don’t have to stop. Stopping itself is not so hard, but to get going again, that takes a lot of extra power. So people prefer … Continue reading

10 November 2015 · 16 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 · 21 Comments

Dynamic sign to indicate the fastest cycle route

A novel and dynamic traffic sign shows people cycling the fastest route across a big intersection in ʼs-Hertogenbosch. It works since Wednesday the 24th September 2014. For that occasion the … Continue reading

9 October 2014 · 14 Comments
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