Business Booms with more Bicycles…

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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…

Cardiff’s “smart” car parking is now city wide…and it isn’t so smart…

Whilst cycling is said to be front and centre in the Council's new transport strategy it appears that much of their energy is still for the benefit of motorists. The council has been painstakingly installing sensors into their parking spaces across Cardiff and has now connected them to a new smartphone app. Pokemon Go Cast … Continue reading Cardiff’s “smart” car parking is now city wide…and it isn’t so smart…

About that ‘50% of journeys by sustainable transport’ aim…

In the Council's transport strategy it is said that they are aiming for 50% of journeys made by sustainable means. How this 50% is broken down isn't clear, but the council certainly has its work cut out if it wants to grow bus trips, not to mention trips by bike. Cost per mile... This week … Continue reading About that ‘50% of journeys by sustainable transport’ aim…

The Circular Economy and Cycling…

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The bike may be one of the greenest, most efficient forms of transport out there but creating one from scratch still requires a considerable amount of energy. However, unlike a car a good bike may have decades of life ahead of it, only needing a periodic change of a few wearable items that are inexpensive … Continue reading The Circular Economy and Cycling…