Category Archives: placefaking

Complacency

The Netherlands is a wonderful country to cycle around, with a dense cycle network made up of motor traffic-free paths, low motor traffic access roads, and protected cycleways, all of which allow you to make door-to-door journeys in complete comfort … Continue reading

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The importance of road classification under Sustainable Safety

There was interesting detail buried in Bicycle Dutch’s (as usual, excellent) explanation of the evolution of a street in Utrecht, the Mariaplaats. [Before the 1980s] much of the street’s width was allocated to the private car. Lateral parking on both … Continue reading

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