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Amsterdam Bike Porn

The minute you exit Amsterdam’s Central Station, you know it is a bike city. The thousands of bikes parked in the three-story

Nieuwezijds Kolk

Historically connected to one of Amsterdam’s oldest and most heavily used canals – the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal – this square served many functions

Nieuwe Doelenstraat

Nieuwe Doelenstraat is famous as the site of the Musketeers’ Meeting Hall (Kloveniersdoelen), where Rembrandt’s Night Watch was first commissioned

Reguliersbreestraat

Reguliersbreestraat has long been a busy commercial street leading to Rembrendtplein, Amsterdam’s historic butter market. Its current design is an

Maasstraat

Maastraat shows how wider streets can be made safer and more social by adding bike lanes and traffic calming elements.   Particularly wide streets

Museumplein

Museumplein is the cultural heart of Amsterdam.  Its redesign in the 1990s has turned this space in a true urban “living room”, with many events

Haarlemmerplein

At Haarlmeeerplein, traffic was choked and the additional space used to enlarge an existing square. A weekly market now takes place here on Wednesdays, illustrating the

Plantage Middenlaan

Plantage Middenlaan illustrates one of the most dramatic street redesigns in Amsterdam in recent years. The current situation is the result of several iterations that