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The – almost finished – F59 from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Oss

The fast cycle route between ʼs-Hertogenbosch and Oss will be officially opened next month. What is already finished today though, is impressive enough to show you now. The first part … Continue reading

16 August 2016 · 17 Comments

Bicycles for refugees

Loud cheers and applause could be heard near the ʼs-Hertogenbosch cathedral last Saturday, every time someone arrived pushing a second bicycle. Clearly, that second bicycle was going to be donated … Continue reading

19 July 2016 · 7 Comments

Ride from Market to Market (5)

For my fifth and last ride in the series “from Market to Market” I cycled to the Markt of Waalwijk. The starting point was again the Markt of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. This … Continue reading

28 June 2016 · 5 Comments

Traffic lights in ’s-Hertogenbosch; an interview

“We want people to believe our traffic signals are really helping them. Nobody likes to wait unnecessarily long at a red light. Signals are an aid and they should only … Continue reading

21 June 2016 · 34 Comments

A ride from Market to Market (4)

The Markt of the town of Boxtel is the starting point of my 4th ride from Market to Market. From that market square of Boxtel it is a 12.3 km … Continue reading

7 June 2016 · 11 Comments

A ride from Market to Market (3)

A high-speed cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Zaltbommel had been considered feasible for a very long time, but it was never built. Two of the three municipalities the route runs … Continue reading

17 May 2016 · 6 Comments

A ride from Market to Market (2)

The almost 16 kilometre ride from the fortified town of Heusden to ʼs-Hertogenbosch takes you through a typical Dutch river landscape. You can cycle mostly away from traffic on endless … Continue reading

3 May 2016 · 25 Comments

A ride from Market to Market (1)

A fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Veghel was opened in November 2015. The route runs parallel to the canal between the two cities on what was a private maintenance … Continue reading

12 April 2016 · 16 Comments

Cycletracks and commercial driveways

Driveways to people’s homes crossing cycleways are not a problem in The Netherlands, but the same goes for commercial driveways. I had already shown you the private driveways long ago, … Continue reading

12 January 2016 · 23 Comments

How to prevent rat running

Bollards have a bad reputation. They are considered dangerous for cycling and indeed many people get injured when they hit one, but bollards also have a very good side. They … Continue reading

15 December 2015 · 23 Comments

Maastrichtseweg 5 years later

We humans adapt so well to our environment that we quickly forget how different things sometimes were. In the last five years a lot of the (cycling) infrastructure in my … Continue reading

17 November 2015 · 23 Comments

From on-street cycle lane to bi-directional cycleway

Cycling infrastructure should not only be good on the main routes, you need to be able to cycle everywhere in a city. When the Dutch designate certain routes as main … Continue reading

27 October 2015 · 14 Comments

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