Archive For The “Netherlands” Category

The Successful Push for Safer Infrastructure

By | October 20, 2011

How many of these factors exist in North America today? Outrageous number of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities – Check. Absurd amounts of public space dedicated to the movement and storage of private vehicles – Check. Oil and financial crises – Double Check. Public outcry – Check. Political will to change – Very Little. We’re seeing […]

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Dutch Cycling Embassy

By | September 29, 2011

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fietsenpakhuis is a parking garage I’d live in

By | July 12, 2011

In Zaanstad, Netherlands there was a parking problem on the main retail strip. A bicycle parking problem. Built to accommodate 700 bicycles, in a city with only 145,000 residents, fietsenpakhuis reflects the “Zaanse” industrial architecture style of the city and supports the residents and visitors who bike daily in the area. The floor is paved [...]

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