[Video] How Amsterdam became a bicycle paradise

[Video] How Amsterdam became a bicycle paradise

Cycling is a major means of transport in the Netherlands. Visit any Dutch city and you will be confronted with hundreds of kilometres of cycle paths and more bikes than you can shake a stick at. But, in Amsterdam, this reality could have been very different.

Thanks to YouTube channel Bloomberg, you can take a look at how Amsterdam went from a potential car paradise to a cycling one.

Do you cycle regularly in the Netherlands? Let us know in the comments below! 

Mina Solanki


Mina Solanki

Completed her Master's degree at the University of Groningen and worked as a translator before joining IamExpat. She loves to read and has a particular interest in Greek mythology. In...

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