Silicon Valley reps discuss the Netherlands Bicycle Transportation Study Project

From SVBC:

In September, SVBC was proud to select three representatives to attend theNetherlands Bicycle Transportation Study Project. These transportation and land use leaders learned a lot and would like to share their experiences.

In the US, babies first learn to roll over, crawl, and then walk. In the Netherlands, there’s one more stage that is of utmost importance: learning to ride a bike.

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