Cycling Friendly Cities

from Quickrelease.tv

The film features lots of happy cyclists from the Netherlands, Denmark and Colombia, and shows how creating a bicycle-friendly city is the civilised thing to do.

Scripted by Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogotá and the poster-child for city-wide bicycle advocacy, the movie was produced by the Netherlands-based Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-CE).

It was made in 2004 and received a financial contribution from the Dutch Directorate General for International Cooperation (DGIS). Shimano sponsored the CD distribution of the movie. These CDs are handed out at global cycle campaigning events.

http://www.Quickrelease.tv received permission to broadcast the film from I-CE. http://www.cycling.nl

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3 Responses to Cycling Friendly Cities

  1. Thanks for posting this, Daniel. As an Australian living in Amsterdam, I’ve seen the best and worst of bike-friendly cities. Amsterdam being the best (though I also rode in Denmark last year which was great – see link below.) Sydney is the worst, though there are battles on to improve it – our Lord Mayor and Premier there are both cyclists, so there is hope!

    Cheers, Richard

    http://richardtulloch.wordpress.com/2009/11/02/colour-clash-cycling-denmarks-bornholm-island/

    • Josh Grigsby says:

      Actually, Richard, my name’s Josh. Daniel has his own fine site at discoveringurbanism.blogspot.com. I do recommend it. Thank you, though, for checking out the planologie blog, and for sharing your cycling experiences. I’d love to hear what for you, specifically, makes Amsterdam a great city for bikes.

  2. Nuje says:

    Hi everyone,

    Just interested in cycling. I presumed there are great bikers from Denmark that could make the country proud whenever there is international cycling competition. Have you tried travelling around the country by cycling?

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