How the Dutch mastered bike parking at train stations

On YouTube, fans of cycling infrastructure can marvel at a broad selection of video tours through cavernous bike garages in places like Rotterdam, Amsterdam and especially Utrecht, a city of 362,000 whose train station provides spots for 22,000 bicycles, the largest such facility in the world.

These monumental garages have become integral to the Dutch transportation network: Over 400,000 people – more than 40 per cent of all train passengers – bike to a station every weekday.

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