Cycle highways: Swedish plans vs. Dutch reality

A month ago the internet was buzzing with good news: a 20 kilometer (12.5 miles) four lane cycle superhighway in Sweden would connect the cities of Malmö and Lund. It won’t happen soon; development will take at least 8 years, but the news coverage in English makes two things sound very intriguing: “the route will be four lanes wide and feature exits but no intersections”. Wow! That must be so wide and does that mean there will be no level junctions? That would indeed be very special and a world’s first. But if you then look at the number of … Continue reading Cycle highways: Swedish plans vs. Dutch reality