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Tag Archives: ’s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)

A common urban intersection in the Netherlands

Can urban intersections be designed in such a way that motor traffic, cycling and walking flow smoothly and that the potential conflicts of these very different types of traffic crossing … Continue reading

20 February 2018 · 36 Comments

Cycling rush hours in the dark

Although it is now rapidly changing for the better, we are still in the dark season. From early November to late February the hours of daylight are so few, that … Continue reading

6 February 2018 · 34 Comments

An unexpected 55-kilometre-long evening ride

Half an hour after the railways announced it wasn’t certain the trains would go riding again after the storm last Thursday and that it would be wise to seek alternative … Continue reading

23 January 2018 · 21 Comments

Lights that switch on just for you

When the cycle route from ’s-Hertogenbosch to Vlijmen was upgraded in 2012, the designers faced an interesting challenge: a main cycle route needs lighting at night to make it socially … Continue reading

9 January 2018 · 8 Comments

Cycling in a winter wonderland

“That’s not snow, that’s a light dusting!” I can already predict some comments on this week’s video. For the people in north-west Europe, not used to heavy snow, it was … Continue reading

12 December 2017 · 24 Comments

A ride from Schijndel to ’s-Hertogenbosch

A flat tyre is never convenient, but when I was checking the tunnel in Schijndel for my recent blog post earlier this month, 14 kilometres from home, without any repair … Continue reading

28 November 2017 · 8 Comments

An elegant bridge for walking and cycling

The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch has an elegant bridge for walking and cycling. It connects the historic city centre to the first expansion outside the mediaeval city. The design goes so … Continue reading

24 October 2017 · 3 Comments

When autumn feels like summer

After a wet and cold September, we’ve experienced an incredibly warm mid-October. For this ‘short-post’ week I decided to put my camera right next to a cycle path in ’s-Hertogenbosch … Continue reading

17 October 2017 · 10 Comments

Fixing a gap in the cycle network

Improving cycling is not always about building big bridges or developing high tech innovations. Sometimes a missing link in the cycling network can be fixed by the simple removal of … Continue reading

29 August 2017 · 5 Comments

The garden bridge at night

The first garden bridge of the Netherlands, the Paleisbrug (Palace bridge) of ʼs-Hertogenbosch, is well over two years old now. In these two years the garden has really developed impressively. … Continue reading

8 August 2017 · 3 Comments

Riding on a bicycle overpass

Watch some people cycling on the big cycle overpass between ʼs-Hertogenbosch and Rosmalen, which opened exactly two years ago in April 2015. These images were filmed on an ordinary Sunday … Continue reading

18 April 2017 · 9 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 · 13 Comments