Eindhoven is the fifth-largest city in the Netherlands. Since Eindhoven has achieved a high modal share of cycling (30%), the city can work more on making the cycling experience comfortable for the current users and attractive for future users. This can be achieved through making the cycling network barrier-free and minimizing the contact points with cars. The Hovenring in Eindhoven makes one of the best practices in The Netherlands. For the inner city network, Eindhoven can look for inspiration in other Dutch cities like Zwolle for instance.
A city map that shows cycling as an integral part of the mobility network could make an impact on cycling awareness and perception. In general, the city could benefit from placing greater emphasizis on cycling as part of the urban identity of Eindhoven.
Modal split of cycling: 30%
Average length of trips made within the city: 5 km - 7.5 km