£2bn active travel revolution?

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has launched an ambitious plan to boost cycling and walking in England, with a commitment to creating thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for all, and the first ever zero-emission transport city. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "From helping people get fit and healthy and lowering … Continue reading £2bn active travel revolution?

Growing support for a people first economic recovery

Councils all over the UK are facing up to the prospect of increasing pedestrian and cycling provision, but with different degrees of success.  The UK Government has offered  millions to help achieve this, but many councils seem to be very slow in putting any real infrastructure plans into action.  With the prospect of changing from a car dominated … Continue reading Growing support for a people first economic recovery

C2C route “scrapped” as too dangerous

Over 4,000 miles of cycle routes in the UK have been re-designated after safety review, one of those routes being the extremely popular Coast 2 Coast (C2C) route. The move follows the 2018 review, which found that 42% of the network was 'poor', with substandard crossings, signage, and/or sections on main roads.  4% of the … Continue reading C2C route “scrapped” as too dangerous

Will lessons be learned from the tragic death of Zhi Min Soh?

On 31st May 2017, 23yr old medical student, Zhi Min Soh, was killed when she was run over by the driver of a Rabbie's Tours, Mercedes 16-seater minibus in the centre of Edinburgh, at the junction between Princes Street and Lothian Road. At the time, there was much speculation that her bicycle's wheel, which had … Continue reading Will lessons be learned from the tragic death of Zhi Min Soh?