A new bicycle parking garage under the water in front of Amsterdam Central Station was officially opened last Wednesday. A day later it was open to the public. The parking facility can house 7,000 bicycles and there are also several … Continue reading Amsterdam opened a new bicycle parking facility, underwater!
The world’s largest bicycle parking garage has had an upgrade in the Summer of 2022. Almost three years after it was fully opened cracks appeared in the concrete of the floors. These cracks were not dangerous, but they had to … Continue reading Minor upgrades to the world’s largest bicycle parking garage in Utrecht
It is considered a station of the future, the completely reconstructed railway station of Driebergen-Zeist (near Utrecht). The station has become even better suited to safely cycle to, park your bicycle and take the train. A level railway crossing was … Continue reading A public transport hub in the forest; station Driebergen-Zeist
Cutting a ribbon is not unusual, but doing that with a huge pair of scissors is. Lot van Hooijdonk, the executive council member for sustainable mobility of the city of Utrecht, did have to focus, but she managed to skilfully … Continue reading Why did Utrecht open yet another giant underground bicycle parking garage?
Zwolle can be added to the list of Dutch cities with a large and beautiful modern underground bicycle parking garage. The facility right in front of the station building was opened on 4 December 2020. It has room to park … Continue reading New Zwolle station bicycle parking facility
billet en français The city of The Hague quietly opened the second largest bicycle parking facility in the Netherlands earlier today together with the Dutch Railways. The garage, at the city’s Central Station, has room to park about 8,500 bicycles … Continue reading A huge new bicycle parking garage in The Hague
Groningen station was one of the first to get a large bicycle parking garage. When it was opened in 2007, there was room for a little over 4,000 bicycles. At that time it was the largest bicycle parking garage in … Continue reading What’s the future for Groningen’s Station bike parking?
Billet en français The biggest bicycle parking of the world, in Utrecht, is now fully operational. Since Monday 19 August the garage at the central railway station has room to park over 12,500 bicycles. The first part of the garage … Continue reading Finally fully open: Utrecht’s huge bicycle parking garage
The Amsterdam Beursplein (“Stock Exchange Square”) has been restored in a beautiful way. The 1903 square had been used as car parking space until 1982, after which it had been a sea of parked bicycles. Now the square is clear … Continue reading An underground bicycle parking garage in Amsterdam
Exactly 10 years ago today, I published my very first video about cycling in the Netherlands. To be more precise it was about the combination of cycling and using the train, in my own commute. With that video I was … Continue reading The Big Commute 10-year-anniversary
In June 2015 I showed you the bicycle parking facility in Delft that had just opened at that time. It is an integrated part of the railway station that was also new. It has almost 5,000 parking spots. I recently … Continue reading The Delft bicycle parking facility revisited
The Utrecht Central Station bicycle parking – the one that is going to be the biggest in the world – is open for about 11 months now. During the morning rush hour so many people arrive here at almost the … Continue reading Two bicycles per second