Midweek Video: Why Great Cities Let You Easily Cycle to IKEA

Not Just Bikes demonstrates how The Netherlands usually offers people many safe modes of transportation to reach their intended destinations, including to an IKEA. Doing this on bike isn’t a chore and comes with relatively good bike infrastructure. So why is it that other countries limit choices?

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.