Inclusive cycling in the favela

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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.

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Closing day of Velo-city 2018!

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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!

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Velo-city 2018 started!

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Today, Tuesday June 12th, Velo-city officially started! With over 400 delegates from all over the world, Velo-city is one of the top conferences in the field of cycling. During the conference, a large delegation of Dutch Cycling Experts is represented in the Dutch Cycling Pavilion. 

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Velo-City 2018 Rio de Janeiro


In June, Rio de Janeiro will become the bicycle capital by hosting the world’s biggest event of cycling and urban mobility. During four days from 12 to 15 of June, Velo-city 2018 will gather almost 2 thousand people sharing the interest for urban mobility issue.

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Velo-city day 3!

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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.

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Cycling in Rio

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On Monday June 11th, the Dutch Cycling Embassy co-organized a pre-Velo-city program in Rio. The program consisted of a bike tour through the city and a networking reception at the residence of the Dutch Consulate General.

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Velo City day 2!

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Following the successful first day, Velo-city 2018 entered its second day in Rio de Janeiro! It featured a number of interesting talks and the Velo-city tradition of the Mass Bike Parade: over 400 people on their bikes through the city of Rio!

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People for Bikes in NL

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Last week, a delegation from the USA visited the Netherlands. The delegation consisted of 20 officials from a large number of cities and organizations throughout the States. The program of the visit, organized by People for Bikes, covered a week full of presentations, meetings and bike tours in several cities in the Netherlands. 

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Sustrans UK study visit

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Last week, on May 1st and 2nd, we welcomed a delegation of 11 people from Sustrans London to learn more about Dutch cycling policy and practices. The group visited The Hague, Delft and Rotterdam on Tuesday, May 1st and Utrecht and Houten on Wednesday, May 2nd.

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