Riding a bike is one of the best ways to commute in the second largest and most important city in the Netherlands. Thinking about improving the comfort of those who choose an environmentally friendly travel option, the city installed rain sensors is traffic lights. When they detect moisture, they begin to prioritize cyclists reduce bicycle wait times from three minutes to just 40 seconds.
Last year, there was a 10% increase in the use of bikes in Rotterdam. This technology is only one of the 40 measures implemented by the local government, which aims to encourage the use of this means of transport, which reduces pollution and promotes healthy habits through physical activity.