The Dutch know everything!

If anyone has any connections to the city fathers/mothers in their town, see if you can get this to the appropriate people. This is a fantastic video of a UK Parliamentary excursion to The Netherlands to investigate how their biking/public transit work together. Normal people, in normal clothes, biking EVERYWHERE, carrying everything from small bags to a CELLO. Hand to god, I’m not making this up. It’s towards the end of the video. Women in high-heeled boots, no spandex in sight.

Here’s the link again, in case you missed it up above: Biking in The Netherlands

Much thanks to JustWilliams for posting the link on his blog!

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About D. D. Syrdal

Writer of vampire stories and science fiction. Currently prepping a vampire novel for submission. If you like a vampire you can go out drinking with and still respect yourself in the morning, I think you'd like Andrej.
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3 Responses to The Dutch know everything!

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  2. Les says:

    They don’t wear helmets over there. We didn’t when we visited. It’s simply “different” in Holland. We never felt at risk. Here we do, Ho hum…..

  3. Digital Dame says:

    Oh, that would be so nice to feel safe and free enough to ride without a helmet!

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