All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling through a building in Amsterdam

Road works are often a problem for people cycling. Luckily road managers in the Netherlands dislike the “Cyclists Dismount” signs almost as much as people on bicycles do. So, they … Continue reading

28 March 2017 · 11 Comments

Road works: detours gone wrong

When it comes to cycling there is always room for improvement. Even in the Netherlands where cycling is generally considered traffic and a normal means of transport, people cycling still … Continue reading

12 September 2013 · 3 Comments

The big detour – Utrecht

When a viaduct that sees 22,000 cyclists a day has to be replaced by a bridge you have a big task to make a detour for all these people cycling. … Continue reading

11 June 2012 · 10 Comments

Cycling in a large building site

Closed cycle paths, cycle paths that are no more than paint on the sidewalk, diagonal road crossings, temporary traffic lights standing in a concrete filled old oil drum, road dividers … Continue reading

24 August 2011 · Leave a comment

Temporary Bicycle Bridges in the Netherlands (’s-Hertogenbosch)

When road works take place in the Netherlands local councils make sure cycling can continue, even if that means that temporary bicycle bridges have to be built. In this video … Continue reading

28 January 2010 · Leave a comment