~780,000 residents in Amsterdam own ~881,000 bicycles. Residents who get rid of their cars and turn in their parking permits are giving free public transportation passes. Residents are also incentivized with car-sharing coupon. By 2025, Amsterdam aims to cut 60% of its current CO2 emissions. American cities have finally taken notice .... http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded=22XM8-YTC98#!— in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland.
A view over the construction for the last part of the metro-tunnel, along the border of river IJ,opposite Central Station Amsterdam at the other border; urban photography in the Netherlands, Fons Heijnsbroek, 2007