Houten cycling town feature

Believe it not, Houten is not a town from a parallel universe. Neither is it an elaborate and subversive piece of conceptual art which questions and mocks our obsession with vehicular road transport.

No - Houten is real. It exists in our space-time continuum and is a fully functioning, lived-in community of just under 50,000 people that's turned modern urban design inside-out by putting cyclists and pedestrians right back at the top of the pecking order.

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