Utrecht has a bit more work to do around the canal ring which was festively opened earlier in September. Now that the number of Corona cases went down for a while* more people cycled to work, making the cycleways in … Continue reading When it gets too busy at the intersection
The morning rush hour in Amsterdam is not something I have ever filmed myself (yet). When I started this blog other bloggers were covering Amsterdam but I also never really felt the urge to get up very early to travel … Continue reading Riding from Amstelveen to the University of Amsterdam
We’re all witnessing unprecedented events around the world. I find it stunning to see how quickly our “normal” can change! Less than two weeks ago I filmed the evening rush hour on the Mariaplaats in Utrecht. Little did I know … Continue reading Going back to the Utrecht Mariaplaats
Billet en français It’s been a while since I showed you a morning rush hour. It is always good to take a step back every now and then. I often show you different types of infrastructure, urban design plans or … Continue reading Rush hour at dawn
What a Summer the one of 2019 is… The arctic is burning in an unprecedented way, there was a second heatwave in Europe, breaking records on two consecutive days and still there are people who deny humans are to blame … Continue reading Cycling in the hottest evening rush hour on record
When you want to see a lot of people cycling at the same time, it’s always good to go to one of Utrecht’s conflict points. This time I went back to the main south entrance of the historic city centre … Continue reading Why are we still waiting?
Billet en français The guided tour season is at its peak right now. With Velo-City 2017 rapidly approaching the first groups are already arriving in the country. The associate professor from Platteville-Wisconsin, whose group I gave a tour last week, … Continue reading The busiest cycleway in the Netherlands
The best thing about cycling is that you have direct contact with other people. Not just eye contact, you can also talk to another road user. In Dutch rush hours it can become very crowded at certain locations. At such … Continue reading The type of cycling I am proud to be an ambassador for
It’s almost Christmas and if it weren’t for the darkness and the light decorations everywhere you would hardly be able to tell. The weather doesn’t feel like winter at all. Just last week it was 15.3C where 5.4C is normal … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
It’s Summer in the city and that means the people cycling look even more relaxed than usual. On a beautiful afternoon I took my camera and went to the car-free city centre of my hometown ʼs-Hertogenbosch. On the main square … Continue reading Summer evening rush hour
Leeuwarden has very different types of infrastructure for different types of streets. When I filmed rush hour at two locations in the city last month, the end result seems to be of two entirely different places with entirely different transport … Continue reading Leeuwarden Bicycle Rush Hours
We are past the darkest time of the year again, the days are already slowly getting longer. But it will take a long time before we notice that it really is getting lighter again. In winter it is more hazardous … Continue reading Rush hour in the dark