Bicycles are the standard means of transportation for children in the Netherlands - particularly for those under sixteen. School transportation (both primary and secondary schools) is largely a matter of bicycle traffic. Safety issues, particularly for the you...
Transportation behaviour of children to their primary schools
Karolijne van der Houwen, Jeroen Goossen, Ipe Veling , Fietsverkeer
Summary of a study commissioned by Fietsberaad into how children travel to their primary schools and how and why parents may accompany them.
Strong increase of bicycle travel to train station
Benoit Tijssen (GroenLicht Verkeersadvies) en Otto van Boggelen (Fietsberaad) , Fietsverkeer nr 15, feb. 2007, pag 16-19.
It has become increasingly clear over the past few years that the demand for bicycle parking facilities at train stations is growing strongly. The parking facilities at many stations are overflowing. Newly installed facilities are filled to capacity in no time at all. What is going on?
The increase can be really terrifying
A guarded bicycle parking facility at secondary schools leads to a considerable increase in bicycle use, as demonstrated in the region Haaglanden.
Secondary cycling: help pupils get along safely
Wim Both / Fietsersbond , Fietsersbond
What can secondary education do to improve the safety of their cycling pupils and to increase the use of bicycles among non- or barely cycling pupils of Dutch or non-Dutch descent?