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As a result of their cycling culture, citizens of the Netherlands live, on average, half a year longer than non-cycling citizens elsewhere in the world. And cycling leads to 11,000 fewer deaths per year.
The name Tour de Force for the 2015-2020 Bicycle Agenda was of course inspired by the start of this year's Tour de France, which took place in the Netherlands.
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Three experiments were conducted to investigate the influence of two-wheelers’ approach speed, bicycle/vehicle type (conventional bicycle, S-pedelec, scooter), road gradient, observer perspective, observer age, cyclist age, and pedalling frequency on TTA estimation and/or gap acceptance. A fourth experiment investigated the impact of measures to enhance the visibility of cyclists on TTA estimation.
The academic consultancy Transport & Mobility Leuven has carried out a study that quantifies the contribution of the cycling sector to job creation in Europe.
General brochure about bicycle use and bicycle policy in the Netherlands.
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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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