Existing infrastructure was regenerated to meet current society needs. RandstadRail’s planning, design and operation enhance image and brand of the Netherlands as innovative and creative nation. Light rail becomes a successful export product.
The butterfly model proved to be a very powerful tool to assess the TOD-potential of urban nodes along Dutch railways. Backed by comprehensive research (‘Make Space!’) and additional tools like ‘Sprintcity’, butterfly planning inspires many professionals.
A main station that successfully integrated all modes of transport (e.g. cycling), in particular heavy rail and light rail modes. Den Haag Centraal is an attractive and multi-functionally representative gateway to the city, seat of national government and international meeting point.