An award winning cycling bridge in Antwerp


Every now and then I visit cities across the border for my blog. This time we’re revisiting Antwerp. I last published about this Belgian city when I had visited it just before the Covid crisis hit Europe, early March 2020. I was quite positive about cycling in Antwerp in my city portrait. In the post and video (published in April 2020) I wrote: “For the locals there may still be many things that need to be changed to further improve the cycling climate, but in general cycling in Antwerp is already very attractive.” When I returned this summer one major improvement had been finished: the missing ramp of the Park Bridge for walking and cycling had finally been constructed! Something the cyclists in Antwerp had waited for, for over 5 years!

This access ramp to the Antwerp Parkbrug was opened in December 2021, over 5 years after the main part…

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