Monthly Archives: October 2010

Copenhagen 2009

Before I delve into the intricacies of Copenhagen’s bicycling infrastructure, I thought it would be worthwhile to briefly recount how the notion of studying bicycling infrastructure and design first popped into my head. I studied architecture at the Danish Institute … Continue reading

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From Bourg to Burg. Beyond the Netherlands: Bicycling infrastructure in Germany and Strasbourg

Beyond the Netherlands While the Netherlands and Denmark are the renowned pioneers of bicycling culture and infrastructure, several other European countries have built for bicycles with much success as well. Bicycle share stations are quickly emerging as a standard in … Continue reading

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Unplanned Odyssey: To Zwolle…to Groningen

To Zwolle The Netherlands smiles upon me. Not once in the month of September did I plan a bike ride of more than 10 kilometers and experience rain. Setting off from Utrecht for Zwolle, the sun deities of the nether … Continue reading

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Utrecht: my favorite city

I have the peculiar habit of taking the fewest pictures of the places I enjoy most. Of Rotterdam, I have at least 200 hundred photographs. Of Utrecht, I can count only thirty, and of those, most are of bicycle paths. … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Houten

The city of Houten, on the outskirts of Utrecht, is famed for its dedication to cycling. Not only does the city have an extensive, dedicated, cycling network, but the streets that cars can use are often restricted and inconvenient. During … Continue reading

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