Amsterdam is extending its ban on beer bikes in the center of the city to also include the eastern part of the city center, mayor Femke Halsema wrote in a letter to the city council. There have been many beer bike related complaints from Amsterdam Oost, which have been confirmed by enforcement officers, Het Parool reports.
Amsterdam's ban on new tourist stores and beer bikes in Amsterdam city center, is resulting in more and more tourists flocking to Amsterdam West. The district therefore plans to implement similar measures, to keep the area livable for its residents, Het Parool reports.
Amsterdam West wants to ban new bars and cafes, new tourist shops and beer bikes.
Beer bikes are no longer allowed in Amsterdam city center. On Tuesday afternoon the court ruled that the city is allowed to ban beer bikes from the city center, and Amsterdam implemented that ban on Wednesday, Het Parool reports.
The municipality of Amsterdam plans to ban beer bikes from the city center as of November 1st, Mayor Eberhard van der Laan informed the city council on Monday, Het Parool reports.
Banning beer bikes from Amsterdam central is disproportionate to the nuisance they cause, according to Rusita Ruitenberg Segall, who represents four beer bike operators fighting against the city for the possibility to keep their businesses running. Especially disproportionate as some of the complaints the ban is based on, are fake, the lawyer said, Het Parool reports.
The beer bike can stay in Amsterdam city center for the time being. The court in the city ruled that the municipality needs to find better support for the area ban they planned to implement on January 1st, ANP reports.
As of January 1st beer bikes are no longer welcome in large parts of Amsterdam city center. The municipality decided they cause too much trouble
The PvdA and D66 are preparing a ban for beer bikes in Amsterdam-West. These bars on wheels will no longer be allowed in Amsterdam Center, which makes the parties fear that they will move into other city districts
The EMK football team from Neunen played their first match on Thursday after losing striker Ruud Bijsterveld in a violent accident with a beer bike last week. The team started the match with a minute of silence to memorialize their friend and teammate.
The striker of football team EMK Nuenen, Ruud Bijsterveld, was probably not riding the beer bike when it was hit by a train on April 20th, contrary to earlier reports, according to AD. Bijsterveld was killed in the crash, possibly when shrapnel from the accident struck him in the back of the head, the newspaper reported.
The man who was killed in an accident between a train and a beer bike in Eindhoven on Monday has been identified as 24 year old football player Ruud Bijsterveld. He played in the first team of football club EMK from Neunen.
One person died Monday evening when the beer bike he was riding with several others was struck by an oncoming train, police said. The man killed in the accident was an injured football player celebrating a league championship with his teammates, according to Omroep Brabant.