Amsterdam to use flowers to stop cyclists chaining bikes to bridges

Amsterdam prides itself on being one of the world’s most cyclist-friendly cities. But even the Dutch capital has its limits.

The municipality has complained that the views of some of the most beautiful canals are being blighted while pedestrians are being forced into the street by the accumulation of bikes being tied to bridge railings.

As a result, the council has decided that wooden plant and flower baskets should be placed on the busiest canal bridges in an attempt to persuade cyclists to find other parking spots.

Read more at The Guardian (Daniel Boffey)

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