The city of Amsterdam is reported to have cut down on car parking spaces on its streets. The capital is governing towards eliminating around 11,200 parking slots by 2025. This new reform is bound to make driving around the city inconvenient. More so, the hike in parking permit will make the activity cumbersome than usual. Around 1500 parking areas will be eradicated with immediate effect.
The clearing is intended to make space for bicycles parking and trees. Netherland’s capital is also famously known as the cycling capital, for its merchandising on cycle friendliness. Car commute among Amsterdammers is recorded to be only 22%.
An attempt to revamp the daily commute has given the city another reason to preserve its green label of ‘Cycling Capital’.