Frits van Bruggen

Afternoon traffic on the A4 near Rotterdam
Feb 14 '20 10:10

Commuters having to deal with traffic on the A4 highway, will have to do so more often and for longer in the coming decade. The widening of the highway that connects Amsterdam and The Hague will only start in 2026, and will not be completed until 2030, the Telegraaf reports. .

"That means another ten years of driving bumper to bumper and no prospect of improvement. In fact, it will only get worse," Frits van Bruggen, director of travelers' association ANWB, said to the newspaper.

Bundled up bikers entering the Rijksmuseum tunnel under their billboard celebrating the winter season, Amsterdam 7 February 2018
Feb 20 '18 09:16

Dutch municipalities should pay more attention to the safety of cyclists, according to travelers' association ANWB. Cyclists' safety can be improved by, among other things, implementing more restrictive measures on car traffic in the big cities, ANWB director Frits van Bruggen said to newspaper AD.

A recent survey among 22 thousand ANWB members showed that 27 percent feel unsafe on the bicycle. In Amsterdam that is even 44 percent. That's very high, according to Van Bruggen.

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Dec 4 '17 15:10

Driving an electric car is 10 percent more expensive than driving a petrol car, according to calculations by the ANWB. The price per kilometer of a new petrol car is 50.6 cents, while that of a new electric car is 55.9 cents, RTL Nieuws reports.

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