Whilst we did mention it in passing, whilst having a moan about Cardiff Council's new car parking app, we thought Smartcycle deserved a post of its own. Pulling in parking and bike shop data from OpenStreetMap, Smartcycle put the parking information you need in an attractive package. The power of open data If you've been … Continue reading Smartcycle – The parking app you’ve been been asking for…
The new year started out the way it so often does these days, with news that public transport costs are rising once again. This January ticket prices increased by 3.6% --roughly 1% above inflation. These days even a short commute on the train across Cardiff is going to take a considerable bite out of your … Continue reading Spending wisely – season tickets or bicycles?
Taking some inspiration from our road route the Short Sharp Shock, we've come up with an off-road alternative for those of you who like to feel the mud in your hair.
The start of another year is upon us and many of us are heading back to work feeling confused, jaded and probably a little bloated after a few weeks of mince pie abuse. January is a time when many of us take a look in the mirror and set about a dramatic change, knowing from … Continue reading New year’s resolutions…
As 2017 draws to a close it is as good a time as any to take stock on what 2017 gave us, both good and bad, before looking ahead to what 2018 is likely to bring.
Good news, everyone! Cardiff Council and Nextbike have announced that its new bike hire scheme will be arriving next spring. From May 2018 the scheme will include 250 bikes across 25 docking stations, before ramping up in 2019 to 500 bikes across 50 stations. How it'll work... It's difficult to talk about a bike hire … Continue reading Cardiff’s bike hire scheme arriving in May 2018
On Saturday 20th January 2018, Julie Morgan AM is hosting an event at Whitchurch Rugby Club. Just drop in any time between 10am and 1:30pm.
Without wishing to sound like a stuck record, your business needs bicycles. We even wrote about why just a couple of weeks ago. However, what we didn't spend much time talking about was bike sharing schemes. They have the potential to be a game-changer for urban retailers and data obtained from MasterCard seems to agree. … Continue reading Business Booms with more Bicycles…
In case you've been avoiding social media as much as I have, Cardiff Cycle City are having a Christmas party. All are welcome to join us on Monday 18th December at 6pm at Ride My Bike Cafe (26 Park Place, Cardiff). Come along, talk cycling & eat mince pies.
Transport poverty is something we've touched upon before, but this inspirational series of videos from GCN really puts things into perspective.