November 18, 2016

How the Dutch do it: fewer train stations with bike-centric catchments.

Marco te Brömmelstroet  (Urban Cycling Institute / University of Amsterdam, etc. etc.) was in Sydney recently, as the drawcard speaker for an evening of talks called How the Dutch Do It.  I know what you’re thinking, that being told “How […]
May 18, 2016

Amsterdam: your keyhole glimpse into the future

99.9999% of the world’s population will never live there. Most cities with names you can spell are many times bigger. In terms of topography, history and mores about hookers it is highly unusual, to say the least. Yet […]
December 29, 2015

Amsterdam at the crossroads, and still not building for bikes

It is not purely a matter of coincidence that the Dutch were building cities in the seventeenth-century that would be hard to drive cars in today. City planners back then were still doing something we can […]