Eindhoven as a Dutch city

This post is a lay person’s effort to understand what being a Dutch city means. And to understand how Eindhoven fits into that picture.

Eindhoven and unimpeded forward movement

Connecting interesting bits of townscape to each other into one uninterrupted walking and cycling area has a huge impact on usage. Take Shanghai’s Huangpu river quays. During my four years in this metropolis the city added dozens of kilometers to its landscaped, fully  pedestrianized riverfronts and connected them by one unimpeded bicycle path.

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