ThinkBike – The opening ceremony

Cross-posted to Amsterdamize. The Netherlands seems to have it all when it comes to people riding bikes: safety, facilities, normality, sensibility. But I’ve already written about that (and here, too), and since you’re reading this on Amsterdamized, you would have … Continue reading

ThinkBike tidbits

The entirety of bicycling in the Netherlands, as learned from the ThinkBike workshop, in bullet form. HH is Hans Heinsbroek, Consul General, Chicago, Illinois HV is Hans Voerknecht, policy expert at Fietsberaad, Dutch bike research center 13,000 km of dedicated paths constructed … Continue reading

ThinkBike – Arjen Jaarsma’s comments

Arjen Jaarsma is a consultant in sustainable mobility with Balancia in Amsterdam. He talked little about bicycling. This is all he said about it before he moved on to talk about making cities sustainable: Electric bicycles go up to 25km/h … Continue reading