Links: Why has cycling succeded in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam wasn’t always the cycling superstate it is today. As author and resident Russell Shorto points out, in the 1960s the country was working to make cities more car-friendly. Now, the movement has reversed nearly 100 percent.

But why? And how can it work in America? Read his piece in the New York Times.

Plus, read readers’ follow-up letters.

 

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