The area around the railway station in Coevorden was thoroughly upgraded. The transformation took several years and it was finished in 2020. The new tunnel under the railway and the beautiful landscaping are what stand out most in this project, … Continue reading Coevorden station area transformation
Zwolle can be added to the list of Dutch cities with a large and beautiful modern underground bicycle parking garage. The facility right in front of the station building was opened on 4 December 2020. It has room to park … Continue reading New Zwolle station bicycle parking facility
Five years ago the railway underpass at Bilthoven station was opened after a three year reconstruction. That project converted a very dangerous level railway crossing in a busy road into a pleasant and safe space for walking and cycling. The … Continue reading Cycling underpass at Bilthoven Station
billet en français The city of The Hague quietly opened the second largest bicycle parking facility in the Netherlands earlier today together with the Dutch Railways. The garage, at the city’s Central Station, has room to park about 8,500 bicycles … Continue reading A huge new bicycle parking garage in The Hague
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?
Billet en français The biggest bicycle parking of the world, in Utrecht, is now fully operational. Since Monday 19 August the garage at the central railway station has room to park over 12,500 bicycles. The first part of the garage … Continue reading Finally fully open: Utrecht’s huge bicycle parking garage
Exactly 10 years ago today, I published my very first video about cycling in the Netherlands. To be more precise it was about the combination of cycling and using the train, in my own commute. With that video I was … Continue reading The Big Commute 10-year-anniversary
In June 2015 I showed you the bicycle parking facility in Delft that had just opened at that time. It is an integrated part of the railway station that was also new. It has almost 5,000 parking spots. I recently … Continue reading The Delft bicycle parking facility revisited
When I had a meeting on a location in Hilversum the other day I went by bicycle. Hilversum is about 70 kilometres (about 43 miles) from my home but that is no problem in the Netherlands. We have a good … Continue reading Can a ride in Hilversum explain why I don’t own a car?
The Maaswaalpad is another beautiful fast cycle route in the Nijmegen region. It was named after the rivers it connects, the Maas (Meuse) and the Waal. The name is also a reference to the other fast cycle route in the … Continue reading Fast Cycle route MaasWaalpad partly opened
The Utrecht Central Station bicycle parking – the one that is going to be the biggest in the world – is open for about 11 months now. During the morning rush hour so many people arrive here at almost the … Continue reading Two bicycles per second
It’s not often that I cycle across an international border but in this week’s video I do it 9 times! That is because I cycled on the former railway line between Tilburg and Turnhout, which goes through the Belgian enclaves … Continue reading From Railway to Cycleway