BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

The Delft bicycle parking facility revisited

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 … Continue reading

20 November 2018 · 10 Comments

Can a ride in Hilversum explain why I don’t own a car?

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 … Continue reading

25 September 2018 · 10 Comments

Fast Cycle route MaasWaalpad partly opened

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 … Continue reading

10 July 2018 · 11 Comments

Two bicycles per second

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 … Continue reading

26 June 2018 · 17 Comments

From Railway to Cycleway

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 … Continue reading

5 June 2018 · 3 Comments

A third big bicycle parking garage for Utrecht

A third large new bicycle parking facility was opened last Thursday in Utrecht. It is also the third largest parking garage near the central railway station, with a capacity of … Continue reading

17 April 2018 · 5 Comments

New underground bicycle parking facility in Maastricht

The league of Dutch cities with a huge underground bicycle parking facility near their main train stations has grown again. Maastricht opened the latest bike parking garage on the first … Continue reading

30 January 2018 · 12 Comments

The biggest bicycle parking garage in the world

Utrecht has opened –what will become– the largest bicycle parking facility in the world. The first 6,000 spaces can be used now, another 1,500 will become available by the end … Continue reading

15 August 2017 · 20 Comments

Australia and a bicycle parking facility

I am currently in Australia where I am meeting a lot of interesting people, my family, some good friends and last but not least the Queensland Minister for Main Roads, … Continue reading

21 March 2017 · 14 Comments

New bicycle passage in Tilburg

Tilburg is redeveloping its station area. Something that currently happens in many cities in the Netherlands. While the Dutch railways are modernising and restoring the 1960s Tilburg station building, the … Continue reading

9 August 2016 · 2 Comments

Bicycle parking at Zaltbommel station

The train and the bicycle are a powerful combination in the Netherlands. This mode-combination was never really promoted; the Dutch found this out for themselves. They realised in great numbers … Continue reading

5 July 2016 · 7 Comments

Bicycle Parking at Leiden Centraal

Leiden is reconstructing the area around its Central Railway Station. One of the new buildings on Stationsplein (Station square) will have a basement with space to park nearly 5,000 bicycles. … Continue reading

1 March 2016 · 14 Comments
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