On the 11th of July 2018 the discussion paper "E-Bike safety in The Netherlands" was published, which compares the likelihood and injury severity of crashes between users of e-bikes and classic bikes in The Netherlands.
Last Thursday, July 5th, we visited Planning the Cycling City Summer School in Amsterdam. 30 students from 15 countries learnt about best practices of Dutch cycling experience and shared their tips for the Netherlands.
Last Tuesday, 26st of June, Dutch Cycling Embassy received a group of 40 students and 7 staff members of Universität Kassel at the YES!Delft building. Ineke Spape, one of most influential professionals in transport planning in The Netherlands and professor at DCE member NHTV – Breda University of Applied Sciences, facilitated a lively introductory lecture on Dutch cycling culture and planning.
Last Friday, delegates of Folkersma Routing & Sign and the Dutch Cycling Embassy visited a social project in the Nova Holande-favela in Mare, Rio de Janeiro. The visit was initiated after an acquaintance between Henno Folkersma and Daniel Valenca of Ameciclo.
Last Thursday and Friday, 28th- 29th of June, cycling experts Erik Tetteroo, Willem Snel, Gwenda Zuurbier and Angela van der Kloof, represented the DCE at the Cycle City Active City conference in Manchester.
Last week (Thursday, 21 June) Dutch Cycling Embassy received a delegation from Switzerland. 14 people from EPB Schweiz attended presentations of DCE cycling experts Johan Diepens (Mobycon) and Folkert Piersma (ProRail) in The Hague.
On Friday June 15th, the final day of Velo-city 2018 was already there! During this final day of Velo-city, a number of highlights were organized, concluded with a preview of the Velo-city 2019 edition, which will be hosted in Dublin!
On Wednesday June 27th, the Dutch Cycling Embassy organized the symposium: “Cities in transition” at their home base in Delft. A day full of interesting lectures and interactive break out sessions, followed by a sunny bike tour through Delft city and surrounding rural area, with a BBQ & drinks at the end.
On the 22nd of June 2018, the Dutch Cycling Embassy had a visit from a delegation of journalists from local newspapers of the Kyungsang-Do Province, South Korea, to gather information about cycling in the Netherlands.
On June 13th, the Velo-city entered its third day! Amongst many other sessions, the Dutch Cycling Embassy and the Cycling Embassy of Denmark joint forces in a forum discussion about differences in cycling policies in Denmark and the Netherlands.