Bicycle as solution

Especially in Germany the transport policy is often half-hearted when it comes to the topic “bicycle”, and in discussions people often talk about “rambo cyclists” or “combat cyclist” – see for example, or

The Netherlands generally are known as the bicycle country in Europe – and many people may think “of course – the people in the Netherlands don’t have long distances… they don’t need cars for their daily commute anyway”.

Wrong – even in the Netherlands there was a trend towards having your own car in 1970ies and towards a mostly car-centric transport policy. Nevertheless there was a change as well, as the following video shows very impressive:

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