LOCAL AMSTERDAM NEWS
In the summer of 2018, the city of Amsterdam completely restructured its tram system. It took effect pretty much all in one go, overnight. To make sense of all these changes, Nick Nugent decided to try out the new tram routes for himself. All of them. In one day. Broadcast Amsterdam joined him for part of the route. […]
Here’s a news roundup for Amsterdam this month Amsterdam intends to enlist municipal officials and refugees to tackle the urgent shortage of teachers in the city. Four officals have a teaching qualification and may teach classes but others will be used as classroom assistants or in administration, in primary and secondary schools. Fifteen qualified refugees […]
With Amsterdam’s new Noord/Zuidlijn (North-South metro) coming into action on from Sunday 22 July, further changes to the rest of the city’s network are also implemented so it’s worth spending some time to check if this affects your usual routes. Amsterdam’s local transport company, GVB, summarises the many changes here: https://en.gvb.nl/reizen/nieuwe-tijden/overzicht-van-alle-wijzigingen For example, there’s a […]
Rembrandt Park makeover | In 2019 Rembrandt Park in Amsterdam West will be redeveloped and the city council is inviting input from local residents. Maybe you’d like there to be a paddling pool …
Traffic and transport: The plan is to make the city center as car-free as possible.