Bridges? We don’t need no stinkin’ bridges. We imagine that’s the thought going through Adrien Raza’s head when he sees the canal standing between him and the other side. Instead, he just gets out his skimboard and glides all the way across on the surface of the water.
Decades ago, Utrecht, The Netherlands, was like many others, clamoring for more roads for motor vehicles. Now, the city has started to reverse course, transforming streets into bike paths and walkways, and restoring the city’s moat, which had been used as a motorway. BicycleDutch takes us on a virtual visit to the unusual project.