Tag Archives: Netherlands

Bicycles on purpose in the Netherlands. Plus, car free in San Francisco

David Hembrow: “Motor vehicles were not prioritized above all other transport but careful considerations were made of where they should go and where they should not.” Continue reading

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Mike Honnold pedals the Netherlands (and returns to Peoria)

“Right away I could tell cycling was Priority Number One due to the number of bikes parked in the racks outside the train station. That many people would not be using bikes for transportation if the country made it difficult for them to be used.” Continue reading

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Brompton to “pile into New York.” Plus, Car Brain and the walker

Will Butler-Adams: “We want to start shaking up America.” Continue reading

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Bike Friday turns 21; Book Bike propels literacy

Bike Friday, the Eugene, Oregon, folding/packable bicycle company founded by Hanz and Alan Scholz, is 21 years old, and according to an email from General Manager Hanna Scholz (Alan’s oldest daughter), the company has built 40,000 machines over that time. … Continue reading

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Study Tours highlight Dutch bicycle infrastructure

Judith and David Hembrow say the best way to understand how bicycling in the Netherlands works is to immerse yourself in it. Here’s part of the pitch: “Our Study Tours are for interested politicians, transport planners, transport campaigners, cycling co-ordinators … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses New York bike lane lawsuit. NY commuting up.

A lawsuit to eliminate New York’s Prospect Park West bike lane is dismissed. Judge says “Merely not liking a change is no basis for a frivolous lawsuit to reverse it.” (Streetsblog) The number of bicycle commuters in the city of … Continue reading

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Trek takes orders. Sales drop in Netherlands. Spoking a car wheel

What happens if the U.S. kills the federal gas tax? (Infrastructurist) Trek to warehouse and fulfill orders placed on dealer websites. (Bicycle Retailer) That includes orders for Trek bikes. (Bike Europe) Bicycle sales in the Netherlands dropped 23% in June. … Continue reading

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