Everything tagged with netherlands

Blog post: Mayor of London's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan takes part in Dutch study tour

Andrew Gilligan, Mayor Boris Johnson’s Cycling Commissioner, taken part in a fact-finding visit to the Netherlands organised by the Dutch Embassy with assistance from the London Cycling Campaign. Gilligan said, “British cyclists sho...

Blog post: Major victory as Transport for London says Dutch-style roundabouts could be in London in 2014

Dutch-style roundabouts that separate cyclists from motor traffic could be installed in London as soon as 2014, according to Transport for London and the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan (BBC video report). The news was welcomed by ...

Blog post: SIGN THE PETITION: Tell David Cameron it's time for a UK-wide Dutch-style cycling revolution

An all-party group of MPs has ended a four-month Parliamentary enquiry into cycling by publishing a report calling on the Coalition Government to start a Dutch-style cycling revolution. Campaigning journalists from the The Times newspaper, whic...

Blog post: Encourage cycling say health experts because inactivity is as “dangerous as smoking”

National and local governments should encourage improved public health by making walking and cycling more attractive to everyone, as has been done on the Continent, according a new report by the National Institute for Health Clinical Excellence ...

Blog post: TfL tells Assembly 'Love London, Go Dutch' principles will influence Superhighway extension

Transport for London Director Ben Plowden (responsible for walking and cycling; pictured above) has told the London Assembly Transport Committee that the extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 to Stratford will be built taking account of LCC's L...

Blog post: 'Love London, Go Dutch' campaign gets an airing on BBC One Sunday Politics programme

Media interest in our 2012 mayoral election campaign continues to remain high, with BBC One's Sunday Politics programme the latest to send a journalist to the Netherlands to see how well their transport system works. This comes just a few weeks...