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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Priority for cyclists on roundabouts in the Netherlands

“Roundabouts are safer than intersections because they reduce the number of potential conflicts between road users and lower the driving speed. In the Netherlands, replacing a four-arm intersection by a … Continue reading

12 May 2011 · 13 Comments

Six videos of left turns in the Netherlands

People always ask how you can turn left while riding a bicycle in the Netherlands. They have difficulties to imagine how that is done with all the separated cycling infrastructure … Continue reading

21 September 2010 · 2 Comments

Roundabout with separated cycle track

To make junctions safer many roundabouts were created. In this video you can see how drivers and cyclists interact on a Dutch roundabout with a separate cycle path. The cyclists … Continue reading

9 April 2010 · 1 Comment

Grade separated cycle roundabout in Utrecht

Grade separated or multi-level cycle facilities where bike paths overpass or underpass roads and junctions are quite normal in the Netherlands. Most of these were built relatively recently. In Utrecht … Continue reading

22 November 2009 · 1 Comment

Bicycle friendly roundabout in ’s-Hertogenbosch

Until recently this used to be a busy intersection with traffic lights and long waiting times for everyone. Now it was changed to a roundabout with a separate second ring … Continue reading

10 April 2009 · Leave a comment
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