This theme was picked by the Dutch Cyclists' Union to highlight the financial and other benefits of cycling.
Since 2004, cycling in the Netherlands has increased by 6,5%. The main reason is the growth of the population and the number of cyclists. The use of e-bikes means people are cycling longer distances.
Velocity, held annually, is the biggest bicycle conference in the world. In uneven years it is held in Europe, in even years in one of the other continents. Between 1,500 and 1,700 participants are expected from all over the world.
Visit the Netherlands
The Dutch Cycling Embassy is a public private partnership established to make the Dutch cycling expertise internationally available.
All partners of the Dutch Cycling Embassy are convinced that cycling can and must play a much larger role in (urban) transport for many good reasons; they offer their expertise, services and products to assist you in taking full advantage of the potential of cycling.
Fietsberaad is one of the founding partners of the Dutch Cycling Embassy.
The Dutch Cycling Embassy can help you:
- Find your way to information and contacts
- Organize a visit to the Netherlands
- Organize workshops etc. on bicycling
Fietsberaad is part of CROW. CROW has issued several bicycle-related publications. Click here for an overview of the publications in English.
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