It has been coming for a while: cyclists are less and less welcome in the Grote Marktstraat in order to give pedestrians space. For this reason, a new route for cyclists is now in force.

With large white letters, the word ‘pedestrian zone’ can be read at the beginning of the Grote Marktstraat. Nearby are arrows that indicate the alternative route, over the Gedempte Gracht and Gedempte Burgwal.

Safe cycling and walking

We probably tell you nothing new about the Grote Marktstraat and the criss-cross mix of shoppers and cyclists. This leads to many (near) accidents every day. The municipality hopes to provide more safety during busy times by designating a new cycle route.

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The cycle route along the Grote Marktstraat:

The Grote Marktstraat is a jungle for both cyclists and pedestrians. Especially in the afternoon it is very busy there…

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