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7 Bike Bridges in the Netherlands Offer Us a Few Lovely Lessons


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, travel, transport, Bike-Friendly World, Bikes, Netherlands, Urban Planning )

Shaheen
- 1347 days ago - treehugger.com
neat thing about them is that they allow for bikers and pedestrians to cross when the main bridge is up. It's easier to bike across the main bridge, & it's cool that, despite having dedicated bike & pedestrian bridges on the sides, the main bridge is also



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Debra S (71)
Monday March 10, 2014, 11:03 am
A bicycle vacation in the Netherlands is definitely something I want to do.
 

GGmaSAway D (193)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 11:12 am
About ime the US does something for bikers and pedestrians. Would love these in MN. Thanks.
 

Debra G (0)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 12:23 pm
Public transportation usage is up. Bicycling is up. So… we need to acknowledge this and build the infrastructure to support the trends.
 

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 12:40 pm
It is ideal to use your bicycle in the Netherlands. Unfortunately not every country is very flat like the Netherlands, and the weather conditions like in Canada would not allow us to use our bicycle at extreme weather conditions.
 

. (2)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 6:22 pm
arigato
 

. (5)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 7:21 pm
arigato
 

Kamia T (89)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 7:28 pm
Here in Missouri, they have taken the abandoned railways and converted them to mountain bike, horse, hiking trails and they're wonderful! It would be nice to see certain areas of major metropolitan cities made bike friendly, because right now in most of them, riding a bike during other than off-hours is taking your life into your hands.
 

. (0)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 9:08 pm
arigato
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 11:19 pm
Really neat. Wish their ways would happen here in the California. Thanks Shaheen
 

Lindsay K (6)
Wednesday March 12, 2014, 5:39 am
Thanks for sharing. Cycling should be encouraged more.
 

Winn A (177)
Wednesday March 12, 2014, 7:38 am
Thanks
 

Anne F (17)
Wednesday March 12, 2014, 5:59 pm
THanks for posting about some good ideas that help bicyclists get around.
 
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