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Final Reflections

As soon as I disembarked from Delta flight 75, it was apparent that I wasn’t in the Netherlands anymore. The hustle and bustle of cars filled the streets around me and I all too quickly began to yearn for the … Continue reading

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From Bike to Train: An Easy Transition

Not only is the Dutch biking infrastructure and roadway network the best I’ve ever seen, so is their transit system. They have efficiently integrated the two into a network in which transition between the two is nearly seamless. Biking is … Continue reading

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Den Hague: Reliable and Responsive

Den Hague (The Hague) is a city center- the capital city of the province of South Holland, the third largest city of the Netherlands, and where the Dutch government resides- in which we have spent a respectable amount of time learning about the rapid transit … Continue reading

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Learning from the Best: Effective Mentorship

Finding an experienced and knowledgeable mentor offers opportunities to maximize growth and achieve high levels of success in your chosen career. A leader that raises the bar for achievement standards can even guide you to honing in on your own leadership abilities. A mentor/mentee relationship should … Continue reading

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Biking in Delft > Biking in Atlanta

Cycling in the U.S. versus cycling in the Netherlands is like night and day; the two are vastly different experiences. Nearly 27% of the population of Delft, the city we are staying in during our trip, uses bikes as their … Continue reading

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Dutch Designs

The required pre-trip readings gave a detailed explanation of biking practices and infrastructure in communities with high numbers of ridership such as in Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands. Comparisons were then drawn between these bike friendly areas and those that … Continue reading

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Biking: Atlanta vs. The Netherlands

Before our trip to The Netherlands, we went on a bike ride around Atlanta to explore the city’s current cycling infrastructure. We’ll use this ride and the corridors/ paths seen as comparisons to The Netherlands biking facilities later in the … Continue reading

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