Following the recent fact finding mission to the Netherlands by Bristol City Council, we thought we’d bring to your attention a recent radio interview with outspoken blogger and cycling commentator David Hembrow. What do we really mean when we say ‘Go Dutch’? What’s it actually like to live and cycle around Dutch towns day to day? Are they really a bunch of eco-warriors over there or just ordinary people who happen to cycle a lot? Either way, how did they get to be like that? And is shared space and separation the panacea we hope it to be?

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