Bike Mobil­ity

Amsterdam is undis­putedly the European bike cap­it­al. The mod­al split for cyc­ling reaches around 50% in the city as a whole and even 62% in the inner city. Here, cyc­ling is not a sport, but an every­day mode of trans­port.

 

And while oth­er cit­ies are more or less eagerly work­ing on the exten­sion of their bike infra­struc­ture, we’re already there. Bicycle lanes form a con­tinu­ous net­work, they’re broad enough for con­ver­sa­tion­al cyc­ling and equipped with their own traffic lights.

 

Exper­i­ence Dutch cyc­ling infra­struc­ture on a tour through the his­tor­ic city centre as well as some newly developed areas with architour. We’ll explain about the design of bike lanes, round­abouts and inter­sec­tions, innov­at­ive bicycle gar­ages, shared space con­cepts and the import­ance of non-verbal com­mu­nic­a­tion.

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Pro­gramme: Bike Mobil­ity

  • Explan­a­tions about the his­tory of cyc­ling in the Neth­er­lands, cur­rent trends and issues, pecu­li­ar­it­ies of Dutch bike infra­struc­ture
  • Under­ground bike gar­age Oos­t­er­dok­sei­l­and, design of pub­lic space on Oos­t­er­dok­sei­l­and
  • Around Cent­ral Sta­tion: park­ing options, bike tun­nel and “shared space”
  • Bike ride along Noord­hol­land­sch Kanaal to Noorder­park (West 8) with new bike bridges
  • Return to the city centre, bike ride through the old town: dens­ity as an issue
  • Rijks­mu­seum: a bike tun­nel and its influ­ence on museum design
  • Half-day tour
  • Private groups only!
  • Trans­port: bike
  • Please con­tact us for a quote

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Your health is our top priority! Our tours take place in the open air, with 1,50 metre safety distance between participants and max. 15 participants per guide. A user-friendly and hygienic audioguide system is available and can be used with your own headphones.