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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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Cycling in Amsterdam: watch the traffic flow at a transformed busy intersection!

BicycleDutch - 30 January, 2024 - 23:00
This week’s video captures a snippet of the Amsterdam rush hour in the dark. Join me as we explore the bustling intersection of Weteringschans and Museumbrug, where cycling is the main focus. Among the cyclists, you’ll see pedestrians and trams, …
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Cycling in the Rain: Dutch Resilience in Utrecht’s Downpour

BicycleDutch - 16 January, 2024 - 23:00
This blog is all about the Netherlands and its cycling culture. I love showcasing pictures and videos of people effortlessly pedaling through cities and picturesque landscapes. No matter what I publish, however, the inevitable question always arises: what happens when …
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15 Years of commuting; the successful bicycle/train combination in the Netherlands

BicycleDutch - 2 January, 2024 - 23:00
In 2009, I created my very first video on my channel to demonstrate that cycling can be a practical and efficient mode of transportation, even for longer distances in the Netherlands. Now, in 2024, 15 years later, I published over …
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Happy Holidays!

BicycleDutch - 19 December, 2023 - 23:00
After a one-year hiatus I filmed a video for the holidays again, capturing the festive lights in the cities of ʼs-Hertogenbosch, Utrecht and Amsterdam. Those are the three cities where most of my life takes place. I hope the warm …
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This modal filter sparked my interest in urban design

BicycleDutch - 5 December, 2023 - 23:00
“Was that modal filter always here?” the senior policy advisor of the city of Utrecht, Herbert Tiemens, asked me when we rode past the house I grew up in. I knew it wasn’t, and I suddenly realised that the story …
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Extra Post: This Utrecht street is finally car free

BicycleDutch - 28 November, 2023 - 23:00
In 2018, a street in the heart of Utrecht city centre was reconstructed. However, the result was slightly disappointing. This was mostly due to the fact that private cars were still allowed in this narrow street. The parked cars, in …
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WEBINAR: “Road Danger Reduction Forum: Celebrating our 30th Anniversary”. Monday 11th December 2023

Road Danger Reduction Forum - 17 November, 2023 - 17:32

         Monday 11 December 2023: 1400-1600

PROGRAMME

Baroness Jenny Jones (President RDRF) “Welcome !” 

Session 1  Harm Reduction: Enforcement

Dr Robert Davis (Chair RDRF) : “30 years of RDRF, why we were set up – and what are our achievements?

Amy Aeron-Thomas (Action Vision Zero) : “Context of harm reduction over 30 years”.

Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Cox  (Metropolitan Police) : “Speed reduction and tackling dangerous driving”.

Former PC Mark Hudson (MPH Collective) : “Close Passing Operations The relevance of Enforcement.”

  Cycling Mikey (3rd Party Reporting Campaigner) : “Third Party reporting”.

Sara Dowling (RoadPeace) : “The importance of Road Justice”.

Q& A      

Session 2  The Role of Active Travel 

Lucy Saunders (Healthy Streets) : “How healthy streets encourage active travel“.

Stephen Edwards  (Living Streets) : “How more people walking makes streets safer, and safer streets make more people walk”.  

Tom Bogdanowicz (London Cycling Campaign) : “How cycling makes streets safer”.

Q& A      

Session 3 Removing danger by reducing motor traffic

Brenda Puech (RDRF) :  “LTNs and other measures to reduce motor traffic”.

Roger Geffen (Low Traffic Alliance) : “Traffic reduction affects Climate Change and pollution – not just road danger”.

Dr Robert Davis (Chair RDRF)    Closing Words.

…and here’s how to attend. Go to: https://rdrf-30yrs-webinar.eventbrite.co.uk/

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The F28 Cycle Route Utrecht – Amersfoort under construction

BicycleDutch - 14 November, 2023 - 23:00
Some of the upgrades of major cycle routes take quite a bit of time! In 2017, I rode the proposed route of the future F28 cycle route from Utrecht to Amersfoort. At the time, it was expected that the full …
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2022 ETSC Road Safety Index Conference

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 20 June, 2022 - 13:13

DCE joins meeting organized by European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) to review its new annual report.

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DCE joins POLIS in Glasgow

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 9 June, 2022 - 08:47

The Dutch Cycling Embassy was present at the POLIS Leadership Summit The Transition to Zero-Emission at the Glasgow.

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Austrian Journalists Visit the Netherlands

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 8 June, 2022 - 10:10

Dutch Cycling Embassy hosts group of television and newspaper reporters from Austria in Rotterdam.

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International Transport Forum Leipzig

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 8 June, 2022 - 08:27

The Dutch Cycling Embassy joined the International Transport Forum 2022 in Leipzig. 

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DCE Hosts Study Visit from Trnava, Slovakia

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 7 June, 2022 - 14:46

A high-level delegation from Trnava, Slovakia join a one-day study visit organized by the Dutch Cycling Embassy.

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World Bicycle Day with KfW Bank Frankfurt

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 7 June, 2022 - 14:39

Dutch Cycling Embassy travels to Frankfurt to attend special World Bicycle Day event with the KfW Bank.

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DCE Path Finding Mission in Japan

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 2 June, 2022 - 06:57

Dutch Cycling Embassy visits various cities in Japan to explore possible collaboration and knowledge exchange.

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Study Visit from Apulian Region, Italy

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 2 June, 2022 - 06:54

Dutch Cycling Embassy hosts group from Apulian Region of Italy as part of the EU Interreg project “EU Cycle”.

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Export Value of the Dutch Bicycle Sector

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 30 May, 2022 - 11:33

New report estimates the social export value of Dutch cycling is between 1.2 and 3.8 billion Euros per year.

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DCE at Fully Charged Europe 2022

Dutch Cycling Embassy - 25 May, 2022 - 09:55

DCE joined Fully Charged Europe 2022 on the 20th of May at RAI Amsterdam. 

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