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My hometown is planning to ban cars from the ringroad!

BicycleDutch - 14 May, 2024 - 23:00
The council of my hometown ‘s-Hertogenbosch has announced the publication of a traffic plan for its city core which the local press hailed as “historic”. The upcoming plans to redesign especially the ring of streets around the historic heart and …
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Politics aside: The Universal Appeal of Carmel Indiana’s Cycling infrastructure from a Dutch perspective

BicycleDutch - 30 April, 2024 - 23:00
Carmel, Indiana, probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think about people-friendly city design and top-quality cycling infrastructure. But thanks to local Cycling Ambassador Mr. American Fietser, who moved to Carmel because of its outstanding cycling …
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Walking in The Hague

BicycleDutch - 16 April, 2024 - 23:00
You read that right; this week’s post is a small portrait of The Hague from the viewpoint of a pedestrian. I was on holiday recently and therefore had very little time to prepare a proper blog post for you. So, …
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A unique – stacked – tunnel in Hilversum

BicycleDutch - 2 April, 2024 - 23:00
Hilversum, internationally renowned as the home of TV and radio stations in the Netherlands, isn’t exactly celebrated for its cycling infrastructure, locally. However, it now boasts something truly exceptional: the Hilversum Alexiatunnel, the nation’s first and only double-layered railway underpass, …
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Ride Tilburg to ’s-Hertogenbosch

BicycleDutch - 19 March, 2024 - 23:00
This week’s video is a long ride from city hall in Tilburg to city hall in ’s-Hertogenbosch. I filmed this ride last autumn on November 17, 2023. I did not take the shortest route because that would have meant cycling …
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Cycling Safety in the Netherlands: Understanding the Challenges and Searching for Solutions

BicycleDutch - 5 March, 2024 - 23:00
The release of new traffic data has shed light on both positive and more troubling aspects of travel and traffic safety in the Netherlands. Especially the increased figures for cycling fatalities show a concerning trend regarding the safety of cyclists. …
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A ride on the one day it almost looked like winter

BicycleDutch - 20 February, 2024 - 23:00
The winter season draws to a close in the Netherlands, although you can hardly call it winter this year. February has already claimed the title of the warmest February ever recorded. However, there was a glimpse of real winter in …
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The Seville Cycling Revolution: A Blueprint for Urban Transformation?

BicycleDutch - 6 February, 2024 - 23:00
The Dutch are often asked: What scientific proof is there, that a robust cycling network leads to increased and especially safer cycling? In the Netherlands, this question is challenging to answer due to the absence of a clear “zero-situation”; cycling …
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