Walk the Lijnbaan
De Lijnbaan was Europes first pedestrianized shopping street. It was build in the 60’s when Rotterdam reversed its car-centric urban planning paradigm to focus more on people, not cars. Ofcourse the people of Rotterdam know this already. But with the biggest international pedestrian conference coming to Rotterdam, the world is getting to know more and more about Rotterdam. The Guardian just posted this interesting article about Rotterdam, de Lijnbaan and pedestrians. Read more about Walk the Lijnbaan.