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Cycling in Dutch cities

Cycling in Dutch cities

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Published by Dutch Cyclists" Union in Woerden, Netherlands .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dutch Cyclists" Union for Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public works andWater Management.
ContributionsDutch Cyclists" Union.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18944372M

Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality [Melissa Bruntlett and Chris Bruntlett]. In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the humble bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City official. Do you want to explore the major Dutch cities by bike? On our city pages you'll find all the information you need. Cycling is the ideal way to explore the Dutch capital. Please leave a message in our guest book. Help us. Give us a hand - help us maintain this site. Please give your feedback or make a donation.

Sep 25,  · In their new book Building the Cycling City: the Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality, Vancouver residents Chris and Melissa Bruntlett of Modacity examine how . Aug 28,  · Building the Cycling City shows how all cities can follow the Dutch blueprint for health, happiness, and mobility freedom."--Charles Montgomery, author of "Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design" "Building the Cycling City shows how people worldwide inspire each other to create better cycling cities. The book celebrates local /5().

Get this from a library! Building the cycling city: the Dutch blueprint for urban vitality. [Melissa Bruntlett; Chris Bruntlett] -- In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City officials are rediscovering it as a multi-pronged solution to acute. Get this from a library! Building the Cycling City: the Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality.. [Melissa Bruntlett; Chris Bruntlett] -- In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the humble bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City officials are rediscovering it as a multi-pronged (or .


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In addition to these cities you will also enjoy the beautiful Dutch countryside. Spacious views, lakes and polderscapes, and of course the flower bulb fields (if you take this tour in spring). The Old Dutch Cities Tour allows you to enjoy the best Holland has to offer in the course of eight days.

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In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the humble bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City officials are rediscovering it as a multi-pronged (or -spoked) solution to acuteCited by: 2. Cycling Cities, a richly illustrated book, analyzes years of urban policy, use, and practice in 14 European cities in 9 countries, now expanded with our new Your-City-Next series with Arnhem-Nijmegen, Munich, The Hague, Johannesburg and Rotterdam.

Order here Why did some capitals and business centers become real cycling cities and others not. Dec 26,  · Through cycling circles, they heard stories and saw pictures of cycling in Dutch cities, so they went to the Netherlands to check it out, visiting five cities to study cycling infrastructure, talk.

Start in Amsterdam or another Dutch city and ride through impressive polder landscapes or along the sweeping coast to experience Holland's beauty in a unique fashion.

We offer many varied cycling holidays through Holland, which you can book right away right here. Building the Cycling City shows how all cities can follow the Dutch blueprint for health, happiness, and mobility freedom. Charles Montgomery, author of "Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design" "Bruntlett and Bruntlett make the definitive case that cycling cities are livable cities.

“Building the Cycling City shows how people worldwide inspire each other to create better cycling cities. The book celebrates local heroes who choose to adapt Dutch ideas to their own demands.

The resulting urban transformations often became an inspiration to Dutch city builders themselves. Explore urban cycling from a Dutch perspective, both historical and current, and gain a host of skills on how to develop and foster cycling cities.

The 3-week course at the University of Amsterdam includes seminars, guest speakers, fieldwork/excursions, small group. Apr 28,  · This book uses examples from Dutch cities to describe how a city can be human-sized and livable by reallocating space given traditionally to cars towards other transportation modes, particularly walking and cycling.

The book talks about the cycling city, and over and over we realize that this really means the human-scale city, and that the /5. Sep 18,  · Melissa and Chris have collected their inspiration and ideas in a book, “Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality,” about the Dutch cycling culture with an eye on how North American cities can adopt this cycling culture.

They presented their book at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. on September 8. The upside Dutch take cycling to a new level, with world's biggest multistorey bike park In the Netherlands, land of the cycle, serious money is being spent encouraging even more people to get on.

"Building the Cycling City shows how people worldwide inspire each other to create better cycling cities. The book celebrates local heroes who choose to adapt Dutch ideas to their own demands. The resulting urban transformations often became an inspiration to Dutch city builders laikipiatourism.com: Island Press.

Nov 12,  · In this sense, potential readers looking for a detailed history of cycling in Dutch cities might be better advised to look elsewhere. Nevertheless, their book provides a valuable introduction and overview of Dutch cycling culture for those unfamiliar with it, covering many of its different dimensions and perspectives.

Cycling has a modal share of 27% of all trips (urban and rural) nationwide. In cities this is even higher, such as Amsterdam which has 38%, though smaller Dutch cities well exceed that: for instance Zwolle (pop. ≈,) has 46% and the university town of Groningen (pop. ≈,) has 31%. Jun 08,  · out of 5 stars Visionary bike book on the Dutch's Cycling Cities - Great read for anybody.

September 12, Format: Paperback. To give some background, I ordered this book because I took a trip to Amsterdam once and was amazed by the dominance of biking and bike infrastructure.

I live in Atlanta and regularly ride, but nowhere near the /5(12). Oct 25,  · Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint For Urban Vitality is a new book by Chris Bruntlett and Melissa Bruntlett aimed at sharing the successful strategies The Netherlands has used to build cities at a human scale.

From the availability of certain bicycle styles to resisting post-war, auto-oriented planning, the chapters of Building the Cycling City cover every aspect of what has made Author: Aubrey Byron. Bike through cities like Utrecht, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Gouda, The Hague, Rotterdam and Dordrecht as well as other smaller Dutch towns and villages.

Almost all of the towns you will stay in have historic city centers with plenty of restaurants to choose from. Nov 26,  · London cycling and the “by chance” success of Amsterdam A new book about the cycling cultures of Dutch and other European cities offers some. The Dutch blueprint focuses on how people in a particular place want to laikipiatourism.com relatable success stories will leave readers inspired and ready to adopt and implement approaches to make their own cities better places to live, work, play, and—of course—cycle.

This tour shows you the rich history of some of the proud Dutch cities and their medieval origins. And there is also a guided city cycling tour into the bargain. The cycling route linking these towns runs along the North Sea, the Dutch lowlands and through genuine historic village centers.

Aug 28,  · "Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality" was inspiring. This book is an essential reference for anyone who cares about urbanism or livable cities.

The Dutch set an example of how an entire society can make pragmatic incremental changes to make the 5/5(4).Building the Cycling City shows how all cities can follow the Dutch blueprint for health, happiness, and mobility freedom.” —CHARLES MONTGOMERY, author of Happy City: Transforming Our Lives.Nov 08,  · Building The Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality provides an excellent overview of the different ways that transportation policy has developed in five Dutch cities.

The book also shows how lessons learned there are now benefitting other cities including New York, Calgary, Vancouver, and San Antonio.