Robert Van Asten

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ProRail komt 150.000 fietsplekken tekort

De afgelopen jaren is al flink gebouwd en tot 2020 worden er nog eens 70.000 plekken gerealiseerd. Dat gebeurt onder meer bij de stations in …

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Cities Should Think About Trees As Public Health Infrastructure

Planting trees is an incredibly cheap and simple way to improve the well-being of people in a city. A novel idea: Public health institutions should be financing urban greenery to support well-being and air quality.<p>Think of a tree-lined street in the midst of a busy city. It feels like something of …

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Parool.nl gebruikt cookies om u een optimale gebruikerservaring te bieden<p>Parool.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (cookies) onder …

A Brief History Of Bike Superhighways

Norman Foster, the British starchitect who recently proposed a new cyclist-only highway in the sky, isn’t the first to suggest a better way to commute on two wheels.<p>When a cyclist battles it out for road space with a multi-ton truck, chances are, the guy on two wheels is going to lose. So it’s no …

Celebrating 200 years of the bicycle

Participants dressed in historical clothing ride high-wheel bicycles during the 2017 International Veteran Cycle Association (IVCA) rally to …

Cargo Bike Expo 12 & 13 oktober Amsterdam

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Het gaat zo slecht nog niet met dat fietsen

Als we het nieuws mogen geloven gaat het niet goed met het fietsen in Nederland. De negatieve koppen vallen over elkaar heen. Terwijl deelnemers aan …

Talk of the Town #96: Het deelfietsdilemma

• Door het toenemende aantal fietsen en zijn gebruikers neemt de druk op het fietsparkeren alsmaar toe. Door beleidsvoering en het bijbouwen van …

“The bicycle is more popular than ever in Amsterdam. And that's a good thing.”

With one line, Amsterdam, the city regarded as cycling’s romanticised capital, set the frame around embedding the bicycle further in its pl...

Why Leading Smart Cities Are Often Bike-Friendly Cities

When it comes to smart city project planning and deployment, bicycles are just as much a part of the equation as the many other components (like …

Smart Cities

Smarter Cycling Series: City of Copenhagen introduces variable message signs – exclusively for cyclists

As part of our work to help cycling and the bike industry into the world of smart, connected and shared mobility we are working with visionaries and …

Fietskoeriers - nationwide, same day deliveries by bike

<b>Register of Initiatives in Pedal Powered Logistics - RIPPL #32</b><p>Photo credit: Fietskoeriers.nl<p>Fietskoeriers.nl is a collective of 15 bicycle courier …

Totaaloverzicht van 9 meetjaren hetregentbijnanooit.nl

• in totaal zijn er <b>2902</b> ritten gereden<br>• Dat is ± <b>49334 kilometer</b>• <b><br>2618</b> ritten waren <b>droog</b> (90,2%)• <b><br>284</b> ritten waren <b>nat</b> (9,8%)

Want Amazon's new HQ in your town? Gotta have bike lanes, says Amazon

<i>by Michael Andersen, PlacesForBikes staff writer</i><p><i>7th Avenue in Seattle, just outside Amazon’s flagship there. Photo courtesy Seattle Department of</i> …

‘Gebruik de maatschappelijke agenda als motor voor vernieuwing’

Artikel<p>Door Maurits van Putten<p>Als architect met internationale ervaring heeft Rijksbouwmeester Floris Alkemade hergebruik van de bestaande gebouwde …

Risk Expert Says There’s One Budgeting Question Every City Must Now Ask

Employees walk through the courtyard of the "Sandcrawler" building in Singapore, where, with flood mitigation in mind, the government has provided …

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De auto moet nu echt inschikken

Ooit was de auto het vervoermiddel van de toekomst. Er zijn echter steeds meer voertuigen die schoner en efficiënter zijn dan de auto en aanzienlijk …

Servicemonteur Feenstra verruilt werkbus voor fiets

<b>Met de fiets klanten in de binnenstad bezoeken. Veel bezorgdiensten hebben het gemak ervan ontdekt. Maar is het ook een oplossing voor installateurs?</b> …

90 year old grandmother can't live without her bicycle

The Wheelhouse

A great coffee shop can bring a neighborhood together. So can a healthy bicycle scene. The Wheelhouse combines both in a single Arts District …

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Why Few People Bike To and From Transit, and How We Can Change That

Maybe you’d like to take the bus to work, but the walk to the bus stop is too long. Wouldn’t it be great if there were a way to get to the bus stop …

Requiem for the Pier 55 park — killed by cranks

Consider it a beautiful gift squandered.<p>Billionaire Barry Diller and his fashion- mogul wife, Diane von Furstenberg, just gave up on the Pier 55 …

Which Boston-area neighborhoods are the most biker- and pedestrian-friendly?

Sound off<p>It’s no secret that the Boston region is one of the nation’s friendliest in terms of biking and walking as an alternative to driving (or, let’s face it, an alternative to the T).<p>But some areas are better for biking or walking to work and play than others. So, for our most recent Friday …

The End Of The High Line Era

Several high-profile, billionaire-backed public spaces are on the outs.<p>It’s the end of the line for one of New York City’s most imaginative and controversial park proposals. Developer Barry Diller announced this week that he’s killing his plan for Pier 55, a $250-million, 2.7-acre floating park he …

Haagse skyline straks highline

Wonen in hoogbouw is voor alle partijen een linke zaak<p>Niettemin ontspon zich onder de hoede van Platform Stad een fascinerend debat over de vele …

Bridging Divided Cities, a Challenge to Policy-Makers and City Planners

For the last 200 years humankind has been going through a fundamental social and demographic change: the emergence of a planet of towns and cities. …