In line with our work with the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, here is a piece of inspiration to start the week. Groningen, the largest city in the north of the Netherlands is the world’s example of a cycling city.
“Groningen decided in the 1970s to enact policies to make it easier to walk and bike, and discourage the use of cars in the city center. By pedestrianizing some streets, building cycle tracks everywhere, and creating a unique transportation circulation pattern that prohibits vehicles from cutting through the city, Groningen actually made the bicycle — in most cases — the fastest and most preferred choice of transportation.”
Watch the full video here.