The municipality of Amsterdam has not yet sufficiently considered the consequences for public transport of lowering the maximum speed, says Rover Amsterdam in a letter to the municipality. Rover fears additional costs and longer travel times. The Municipality of Amsterdam wants to reduce the maximum speed within the city from 50 km/h to 30 km/h. although
Sinterklaas will make his entry into the capital by boat this year, the organization Sinterklaas Foundation in Amsterdam reported on Thursday. The saintly man and his helpers will arrive by steamboat for a limited audience, after which a "compact party" will follow at the Marine Etablissement Amsterdam, according to the chairman of the foundation.
The inhabitants of the big cities are the biggest chunk pilots in traffic. In 2020, more than 103.000 traffic accidents were registered in the Netherlands. 10,9% of these accidents can be traced back to just two municipalities: Amsterdam and Rotterdam. At provincial level, most incidents were reported in South Holland: a quarter of all
On Friday 24 September, Inspector General Jan van den Bos of the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) paid a working visit to the municipality of Amsterdam. He became acquainted with Egbert de Vries, who has been alderman for traffic and transport, water and air quality in the city since January. Both were also present at a
Just like last year, the municipality of Amsterdam is forgoing a traditional Sinterklaas entry, NH Nieuws reports. Safety considerations and complex measures involved in organizing an event were decisive. Despite the fact that most corona measures are no longer in force, the organization does not yet dare to take it. The