Groningen: The World’s Cycling City

Streetfilms shows us what a real cycling city looks like, in the Dutch university town of Groningen:

I can’t help but laugh and sigh whenever someone touts Boulder as a “world class cycling city”.  We are so, so far from that.  But hey, it’s good to have aspirational goals… like 50% of all trips done by bike.  Maybe we just need to elect some young leftists to city council, like Groningen did in the 70s!

 

About Zane Selvans

A former space explorer, now trapped on Earth. Just trying to make sure we don't blow up our one and only spaceship.
This entry was posted in journal and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Groningen: The World’s Cycling City

  1. Pingback: Month in Review: October | Inspiring Ingenuity

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.