Commissioned by the Asian Development Bank, two Dutch engineering consultancies, Royal HaskoningDHV and Ecofys, have formulated a bicycle policy (including the necessary support measures) to improve cycling conditions in Beijng capital city of China.
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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.
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Tour de Force, a partnership between governments, market, civil society organisations and research institutes, aims to increase the number of kilometres cycled in the Netherlands with 20 percent over the next decade. This is why they drafted a joint Bicycle Agenda 2017-2020 with several actions to overcome barriers and exploit opportunities in cities, rural areas and in combination with public transport. Priorities among others include: more space for bicycles in cities and improved interchanges on public transport.
In order to retain the bicycle’s rightful position within the traffic system and, where possible, to strengthen it, a bicycle-friendly infrastructure is needed. The new CROW-record 28 entitled ‘Design Manual for Bicycle Traffic’ describes the steps required to achieve such an infrastructure.
De Deense overheid heeft de nationale fietsstrategie 2014 uitgebracht. Die leunt op drie speerpunten: de woon-werkfietser, de recreatiefietser en fietsveiligheid.
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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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