Infrastructure

Infrastructure, not culture

“Mir sinn hei net zu Amsterdam” and other false pretexts for which you preferred the traffic jams to the bicycle this morning. This article originally appeared in French in Forum 374 and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. hy don’t Luxembourgers cycle? Through construction sites and traffic jams, it can divide urban...

Avenue John F Kennedy Cycle Lane, Kirchberg

Back in December a brand new bi-directional dedicated bicycle lane was opened running the length of Kirchberg, and here at Cycle Luxembourg we are very happy about it indeed. What we LOVE: – Width/comfort, segregation, protection What we DON’T LOVE: – lack of integration, lack of prioritisation What we WANT: – Bollards! Under a carpet...

Liveable Luxembourg

Luxembourg’s First Family putting the ‘fun’ in to ‘funicular’  2017 has seen much new infrastructure unveiled across Luxembourg, and here are some thoughts on the latest. Liveable Cities: Liveable Luxembourg There’s a new buzz in Kirchberg – literally. The gentle hum heralds the return of trams to Luxembourg. This super-modern version promises to revolutionise transit...

Bridges, Infrastructure, Coffee and Remembrance – a Ride Around The City

As well as Sunday being the last day of the official Coffeeneuring 2017 challenge it also marked World Day of Remembrance for Victims of Road Traffic Accidents. In addition to this it is 4 years (and a day) since the Cycle Luxembourg ride that brought together a married couple. With these three things in mind we...

The Locked Gates Of The City – A Discussion Point

The Locked Gates Of The City Take a compass and take a map. Draw a circle from the City Centre with a radius of what? 10km? 15km? That should be a nice cycle commute, surely? We know that over 40% of employees here in Luxembourg travel in daily from beyond the borders, but a sizeable...

Petition shows massive support for better bicycle infrastructure in Luxembourg

Pedaling from your flat in Cents to go for a swim in the Coque, going by cargo bike from Neudorf to Kirchberg to do your shopping, cycling from Sandweiler to go to work in the city, or walking from your office on Kirchberg to catch the evening train home to Trier in Hamm? It sounds...

EU Transport Ministers sign declaration acknowledging benefits of cycling

(All images copyright eu2015lu.eu unless otherwise noted) Yesterday, October 7th, transport ministers from European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) member states came together in Luxembourg to exclusively discuss cycling as a mode of transport for the first time. This informal meeting resulted in the ‘Declaration of Luxembourg’, which identifies cycling as a...

Bird Shit Bicycle Infrastructure

Over the last year a wave of cycling infrastructure changes were deployed across Luxembourg City. It has mostly been paint on the roads designating space for cyclists rather than breaking any ground. One of the few interesting exceptions is the new M-Box at the train station allowing cyclists added safety in locking up their bicycles...