Two wheels that turn cities upside down: in cities around the world, this climate-friendly method of transport is gaining popularity. How can this development be further promoted? What infrastructural adjustments do cities need to make? Our four pinned articles give a good overview of the challenge, facts and figures, practical guides and everything around the critical first step. So many people and cities have done it – let their stories inspire you and their knowledge guide you! We’ll let you in on a little secret: rumour has it that it can be done outside of the Netherlands, too.

Behaviour Change

CityChangers

CityChanger Anne Koudstaal: Riding On Plastic – Recycle to Cycle

How can you solve plastic pollution and flooded cities at the same time? CityChanger Anne Koudstaal and Simon Jorritsma have an answer for you: PlasticRoads. For them, the future generation of road infrastructure consists of recycled plastic.  About 91% of plastic worldwide is...

Enrique Peñalosa: “An Advanced City Is One Where the Rich Take Public Transport”

Bogotá’s former mayor, Enrique Peñalosa, redrew the capital’s cityscape. Surviving two recall elections, he built hundreds of parks, bike tracks, bus lanes and sidewalks. For him, a bus stuck in traffic does not represent inefficiency – it represents inequality.  How Peñalosa Changed...

Isabell Eberlein – the Cycling Activist Steering Germany’s Car Culture in a New Direction

To tailor BMW’s catchphrase, Isabell Eberlein is the ultimate cycling machine. Her track-record of cycling advocacy is staggering – from Berlin’s bicycle referendum, to cycle rides against the patriarchy, to making businesses bike-friendly. She told us about what drives...

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