In Groningen, the Netherlands, you see people on bikes everywhere. Half of all trips are via bicycle, thanks to a unique city layout that relegates cars to the outer perimeter, and cycles to the city’s center, making bikes the easiest and fastest way to travel. I watch this video and my heart goes all pitter patter. Check out this video from Streetfilms, Groningen: “The World’s Cycling City.”
What many of us in America take as the norm, seems shocking from the perspective of someone from a country that treats bicycle infrastructure as a vital component of daily commuting. Here’s a video rundown from the channel of YouTube user markenlei.