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Cycling in Assen

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Plenty of convertible space on this Arriva train from Groningen to Weener

Cycle and wheelchair space on a franchised local train at Groningen

Plans for new cycle parking as part of the improvement of the Groningen station area

Sloping plaza on top of cycle parking at Groningen station

Cycle parking in front of Groningen station with a pedestrian plaza on top

Cycle parking near Groningen station

Bridge and cycleway by the railway to Groningen station

Food delivery and post both on bikes

Cycleway and route sign, Groningen

This could easily be improved for cycling

Cycle parking at Groningen University

Cycle parking, Groningen

Bike shop and café, Groningen - weekend rides start here.

Bike shop, Groningen

Lots of cycle parking at the Martinikerk, Groningen

Cycle parking at the Martinikerk, Groningen

Canalside route, Groningen

Lifting bridge on route across the Groninger Museum

Canalside route past Groningen station

Canalside cycle route and lifting bridge to the Groninger Museum

Cycle and pedestrian bridges from the Suikerfabriek redevelopment area, Groningen

Bike shop at the Suikerfabriek redevelopment area, Groningen

Cycle and pedestrian bridges to the Suikerfabriek redevelopment area, Groningen

Modal filter, Groningen

Railway crossing, Groningen

Route through the Stadspark, Groningen

Cycleway, Groningen

Cycleway into Groningen

Nodal point 85, Groningen

Cut-through for bikes and scooters, Groningen

Cycle route signage, Groningen

Signage at new underpass, Groningen

Cycle crossing, Groningen

Cycleway closed by roadworks - and no signed deviation, unusually for the Netherlands

Cycleway and motorway slip-road, Groningen

Cycleway by the railway, Groningen

Cycleway past Groningen station

Bike shop and secure parking at Groningen station

Cycle parking at Groningen station, with pedestrian access to the sloping roof.

Pavement continuity across a sideroad in central Groningen. Different types and colours of paving clearly demarcate the pavement and road, while having a minimal kerb at all edges so it is easy for wheelchairs and prams, or just those un ... [more]

Priority at sideroads - best practice shown here at Groningerstraat, Assen, Netherlands.

Floating bus stops with shelters on narrow islands in Stadskanaal. A two-way segregated pavement cycleway goes past behind the bus stop. There is no pavement at the bus stop on the opposite (canal) side of the road. See also #59412

Floating bus stops with shelters on narrow islands in Stadskanaal. A two-way segregated pavement cycleway goes past behind the bus stop. There is no pavement at the bus stop on the opposite (canal) side of the road. See also #59413.

About 4m wide, two-way cycleway, separated from the main carriageway. Very many Dutch cycleways connecting towns and villages are to this standard. See #53541

Assen (not the exact location).

As many people are skating today as cycling. Photo shows the correct height for a windscreen to protect children from weather.

Junction on high capacity cycle-paths. The speed bumps are to slow down moped riders who are also allowed to use these paths. The central reservation helps pedestrians to cross this busy cycle-path at peak times. Google maps imagery does ... [more]

Junction on high capacity cycle-paths in Groningen. Lanes for different directions are separated by central reservation, which also helps pedestrians to cross the cycle-path at busy times. These cycle-paths are newer than the Google Maps ... [more]

Raised table at crossroads of paved roads.

Outdoor cycle parking at Assen station (there's secure indoor parking too).

'Mushroom' route sign.

Couldn't have put it better. This is a car free street.

Light controlled crossroads with 'free for all' single green phase for cyclists.

School lunchtime.

School lunchtime.

School lunchtime.

School lunchtime.

Cycle path crossing (without priority) alongside zebra crossing.

Cycle path crossing (without priority) alongside zebra crossing.

Cycle path over bridge en route to industrial estate.

Cycle path en route to industrial estate.

Cycle parking at bus stop.

Home Zone

Preparing for a game of Hopscotch.

Home Zone

4m cycle path alongside canal.

4m cycle path alongside canal.

4m cycle path alongside canal.

View NNE from mound next to canal.

View West from mound next to canal.

View SE from mound next to canal.

View South from mound next to canal.

Cycle 'road'.

A crossroad, two arms are cycle paths (one crossing the canal) and car access is prevented with bollards, the other two arms are 30kph roads.

30kph road with cycle lanes ends and continues as cycle path under bridge.

T junction of cycle path meeting another branch of 'no through route' 30kph road.

Raised table where cycle path meets 'no through route' road in 30kph zone. Cycle path straight ahead.

Road in 30kph zone made a no through route fro cars using bollards. Only one entry/exit for cars.

Informal cycle parking inside covered shopping mall.

British cyclists blocking cycle path.

Cycle parking at bus stop.

Bollard preventing car access onto concrete cycle path.

Cycle bridge over water feature.

Paved 30kph zone with plenty of off-road car parking.

Car barrier - busses can pass.

Route to point 63 is 'the worst cycle path in Drenthe'.

Leisure cycle network map at point 61

Cyclepath alongside suburban/rural road

Secondary school cycle parking

Rubbish bin designed for passing cyclists to use (school nearby)

Underpass 'crossing' 70pkh 'no cycling' road

Underpass 'crossing' 70pkh 'no cycling' road

Underpass 'crossing' 70kph 'no cycling' road

Underpass 'crossing' 70kph 'no cycling' road

Crossing without cycle priority

Raised table crossing in a 30kph zone showing 'No Entry except cycles and mopeds' and 'No Parking' signs. The parking restriction applies to the side of the street the sign is on.

A raised table crossroad in 30kph zone with 'No Parking' sign and "One Way except cycles and mopeds' sign. The no parking applies to the side of the street the sign is on.

Raised table crossroads in 30kph zone showing 'No Entry except cycles and mopeds' and 'No Parking' signs. The no parking applies to the side of the street the sign is on.

Resurfacing a cyclepath, Dutch style. This four kilometre long, four metre wide cycle path is being resurfaced. There's room for two rollers next to each other. The sign reads "Fietspad - dus niet brommen". i.e. "Cyclepath - therefore ... [more]

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