Happy New Year to everyone! In this first post of 2023 I would like to share some updated figures with you. The last time I looked at the figures of cycling and mobility in the Netherlands was in January 2020 … Continue reading How did the pandemic influence cycling in the Netherlands?
There isn’t a place in the world where people cycle so much on average as in The Netherlands. That is largely because the Dutch have excellent cycling infrastructure. But how did they get this exceptional cycling infrastructure, and why? Continue reading How did the Dutch get their cycle paths?
Sustainable Safety is one of the corner stones of the Dutch road safety policies. Its ultimate goal is to make traffic so safe that everybody can get home safely. Not only fit able-bodied people or drivers in protected vehicles, but … Continue reading The third edition of the Sustainable Safety vision
Billet en français In this first post of the year I’d like to focus on the second stage of the Tour de Force which starts right now, in 2020. But we can of course only do that after I wished … Continue reading 2020 is the year of stage 2 of the Tour de Force
Utrecht is getting more and more international attention as a city where interesting things with respect to urban transportation are taking place. I have already written a lot of posts about some of the visible results of the overarching mobility … Continue reading Utrecht’s transport policies explained
ʼs-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch*) was the acting “Best Cycling City of the Netherlands” from November 2011 until May 2014. During that time the city made a series of short videos and a very nice infographic to inform about the cycling policies … Continue reading Taking pride in your cycling policies
Today’s Sustainable Safety policies demand a type of street design that is completely different from what was actually built in the 1960s, also in the Netherlands. So can you re-design streets that were built in a time when the car … Continue reading Making a 1960s street grid fit for the 21st century