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Bicycles are fun! Cycling is great. Rob van der Bijl and his partners love cycling. Working on cycling and urban planning represents our favourite practice. High quality public transport (e.g. light rail) in our view should be linked to high quality infrastructures, bicycles and their users.
Go Dutch Cycling labels a wide-ranging practice of multidisciplinary co-operation addressing three major subjects:

. Changing culture, clearing the way for future bicycle-use
. Creating awareness for possible projects
. Designing particular projects and addressing technical and practical issues

The Dutch Bicycle Community ...

The Dutch Bicycle Community links all Dutch cycling stake holders and experts. Their Fietscommunity platform - designed and maintained by GoDutchCycling e.o. - documents all major research projects and shares with you their experiences, knowledge and enthousiasm.
So, visit the website here ... (in Dutch)

To Instagram...
Our bicycle image site at Instagram:
instagram.com/robvanderbijl
 
To the Dutch Cycle Embassy...
We are participant in the Dutch Cycling Embassy. Their website here...
To the Dutch Cycle Embassy...
Go Dutch Cycling recommends 'Planning the Cycling City', a 2017 summer programme of the University of Amsterdam. Please check this link...
Een prachtplan voor stalling onder de bieb....

Amsterdam: Help de fiets onder de bieb! Ons prijswinnend plan hier...
Our prizewinning concept: three principles of bicycle parking: visibility, information, surplus value (Amsterdam, March 2014).

 

 

 
A matter of culture - Rob van der Bijl, an urban planner in Amsterdam, said it’s a common assumption: “Well, there are (in NL) a lot of amenities, infrastructure, et cetera for bicycles — so, hence, bicycles are successful,” he said. But he argues that in reality, the opposite is true: “The existence of all these facilities and infrastructure are the result of the success, not the cause of the success.”
In short, the answer to replicating the Dutch bicycling success in America might be a lot more complicated than building better bike lanes. “ In one word,” Van der Bijl said, “I would say it’s a matter of culture.”
Boston Globe, September 22, 2013
     
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