Where Bikes Rule the Road

What’s it like to get around in a city built for bikes?
Riding Bikes with the Dutch, photo still


The Dutch have spent 35 years perfecting the country's bicycling infrastructure, and now bikers total 27 percent of transit.

So how does a bike-friendly city differ from one made for cars? Filmmaker Michal W. Bauch shows the difference between the clogged streets of his home in Los Angeles and the bike boulevards of Amsterdam.

This video is a trailer for Riding Bikes With the Dutch, in which Bauch chronicles his family’s adventure swapping homes with a family in Amsterdam.


  • What will it take to transform biking from a recreational pastime to an integral part of our transportation system?