In a short documentary called Mama Agatha follows a cycling course for migrant women in Amsterdam. The main objective of the film is to show people that something as simple as a cycling course can have a major impact on peoples' lives and radically improve their mobility - not only physically, but also socially.
Before safety, environment and health come into play, cycling should be state of mind. This is the conclusion drawn by Henk Lenting, a student of Traffic Psychology at the NHL Polytechnic. In his thesis, he compares the motivation for cycling in the Netherlands and England.
A new Experience Center for bicycles is planned to set up in the summer of 2015 in the town of Ede.
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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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