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Amsterdam: IJburg’s Long Term Transit Solution – Part 2

20 Mar
GVB Amsterdam Tram Amsterdamse Brug

I posted before about IJburg in Amsterdam and the transit situation on the man made island. I suggested, rather optimistically, that a new tram service could be instigated for IJburg and outlined the route. It attracted a fair bit of attention, with some people even asking when it would start, which was a good thing […]

Amsterdam: IJburg’s Long Term Transit Solution Part 1

16 Dec
Proposed new tram line 27 for Amsterdam

IJburg, an island built on reclaimed land 7km South East of Amsterdam, is a victim of its own success. With a blank canvas urban designers and planners mapped out an efficient road network, along the lines of an American block system, then populated the land with individual apartment blocks, shops, business units, canals, wide open […]