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Initiatives by topic[edit]

Cycling activism[edit]

More video: Amsterdam bike ride on a sunny day

Yellow Backie

wikipedia:Cycling in Amsterdam: Amsterdam is the most bicycle-friendly capital city in the world. In Amsterdam, over 60% of trips are made by bike in the inner city and 38% of trips are made by bike overall in the greater city area. Though to people outside of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is considered one of most famous and important centres of bicycle culture worldwide, in contrast to other, smaller Dutch cities, Amsterdam is actually not at the top in terms of bike-friendliness. For instance, Amsterdam is not on the short-list for the Fietsstad 2014 (BikeCity 2014) awards, announced by the Dutch Fietsersbond (Cyclists' Union). The cities of The Hague, Eindhoven and Almere are on this list for 2014 while the Netherlands' most bicycle-friendly city of Groningen won the award back in 2001.

Environment quality[edit]

ClairCity, Eu project about air pollution and CO2 emissions in cities, putting the power in the hands of residents to determine the best local solutions.

Food activism[edit]

Sharing[edit]

Amsterdam sharing city

Amsterdam sharing city, iamsterdam.com (date not found)

News and comment[edit]

2017

Amsterdam Mobilizes for a Clean, Prosperous Future, May [1]

Forget Uber, Amsterdam is showing how to use the sharing economy for good, Apr 18 [2]

Bike-Sharing Goes Electric In Amsterdam, Feb 20 [3]

2016

Free coffee and half price bike repairs: Amsterdam rewards its recyclers, Dec 13 [4]

Amsterdam has created a free Airbnb for city-owned buildings, Dec 1 [5]

How Amsterdam is developing a collaborative economy that works for everyone, Nov 7 [6]

Bike jams and unwritten rules: a day with Amsterdam's new 'bicycle mayor', Aug 11 [7]

Amsterdam Is Appointing a Bike Mayor, Apr 26 [8]

2015

Crowdsourced bicycle courier service in Amsterdam, May 19 [9]

Amsterdam buses to be all-electric by 2025, Apri 28 [10]

Amsterdam is Now Europe's First Named "Sharing City", February 2 [11]

Events[edit]

2014

September 14 Amsterdam Solar Boat Parade

Resources[edit]

Video[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Amsterdam


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. @SolutionsMag
  2. @HuffPostBlog
  3. popupcity.net
  4. The Guardian
  5. @Apoliticalco
  6. nesta.org.uk
  7. The Guardian
  8. CityLab
  9. Springwise
  10. TreeHugger
  11. Shareable


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