All about cycling in the Netherlands

Nijmegen bicycle parking facility underused

Like many cities of the Netherlands, Nijmegen suffered from a shortage of bicycle parking spaces in the central station area. That is why an extra bicycle parking facility for almost … Continue reading

4 August 2015 · 4 Comments

Fast Cycle Route Venlo – Horst-Sevenum opened

The first official fast cycle route in the southern province of Limburg was opened last June when several officials from the province and the two municipalities that the route runs … Continue reading

21 July 2015 · 13 Comments

Bicycle parking at Delft Central Station

Delft is now one of the Dutch cities with a bicycle parking facility to park 5,000 bicycles at the railway station. The symbiosis of the train and the bicycle is … Continue reading

2 June 2015 · 27 Comments

Amsterdam commute by bicycle

A friend of mine lives in the Amsterdam neighbourhood “De Pijp” and works outside Amsterdam. Like many people who live in the centre of Dutch cities he doesn’t own a … Continue reading

29 May 2015 · 16 Comments

Temporary bicycle parking facility in Tilburg

The university city of Tilburg in the south of the Netherlands is one of the many Dutch cities in which the central station area is under extensive reconstruction. Because that … Continue reading

3 February 2015 · 7 Comments

Bicycle parking at Rotterdam Central Station

It was built in 22 months, the underground bicycle parking facility at Rotterdam’s new Central Railway Station. It was opened in November 2013 and it has parking spaces for 5,190 … Continue reading

7 August 2014 · 15 Comments

Utrecht’s latest indoor bicycle parking facility

Utrecht opened its – so far – largest indoor bicycle parking facility. It is the first new permanent solution to park bicycles in the area around central station. Under the … Continue reading

3 July 2014 · 41 Comments

The “Bicycle Apple”

Bicycle parking facilities are not always the most attractive buildings, but there is a very interesting exception in the town of Alphen aan den Rijn: the Fietsappel or Bicycle Apple. … Continue reading

10 April 2014 · 10 Comments

Modern indoor bicycle parking facilities

After the look at home parking earlier last month, we now look at the busier areas of many Dutch cities again. Especially around the shopping areas in the city centres … Continue reading

1 August 2013 · 6 Comments

When parking space becomes tight

In most countries people will think about parking cars when they read the headline. In the Netherlands there is also a shortage of parking space for bicycles. Even though bicycles … Continue reading

28 April 2011 · 2 Comments

Houten celebrates cycling

Houten, “Cycling city 2008” in the Netherlands, celebrated the official opening of two railway stations, a work of art and -by opening a giant bicycle wheel lock- the grand bicycle … Continue reading

21 April 2011 · 5 Comments

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