Entries by Andreas Lindinger

2019: My Year on Trains

To start the new year, I am looking back at 2019 and 17,620 km of great train rides in Austria and across Europe. Last year, I explored Copenhagen, Groningen, Brussels, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich and Krakow as well as many places around Austria by train and enjoyed this comfortable and sustainable way to travel! See […]

Smart Insights: Copenhagen’s world-class Transportation, Waterfronts, Architecture and Public Spaces

I just spent five days in Copenhagen and wonder why the Danish capital doesn’t top all liveability rankings. Let me share some insights from this liveable and sustainable city – with a focus on three topics: water, transportation, and urban development – starting with water. Getting there by train But let me first start with […]

Smart Insights: Groningen – A mid-sized, world-class Cycling City

Over the past days, I visited Groningen for the first time – to attend the International Cargo Bike Festival and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans Conference and to learn more about this very liveable and bikeable Dutch city. Getting there by train But, let’s start with the journey itself that I did by train, with a […]

Smart Insights: Rotterdam’s iconic architecture and beyond

On Saturday, I spent a day in Rotterdam and was fascinated by this innovative, vibrant and diverse city and its iconic architecture. As I got there by train, I was immediately impressed by its Central Station which features a state-of-the-art underground bike parking facility with more than 5,000 parking spaces, most of them free of […]