Scales

Something to read: Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality –The BMJ

Regular readers will already be well aware that cycling and walking are great for your health, but if you want to influence minds, you often need evidence. The BMJ has published a study into active commuting and the impact it has on various causes of death, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Unsurprisingly, it found that […]

Guest Post: Active Travel Conference 2017 –by @beicwrtaff

Last Thursday I found myself at the Active Travel Conference held here in Cardiff. According to the blurb the conference would “equip practitioners who are involved in the implementation of the Active Travel Act with best practice tools and knowledge. It will also connect professionals in other sectors who have shared aims or where there […]

Zig Zag

Get involved in the Vale of Glamorgan’s Active Travel Consultation

Whilst we have been a little pre-occupied with Cardiff’s Active Travel Consultation, it’s worth remembering that our neighbouring counties are going through the same process. Cardiff is actually quite small and quick to traverse by bike, meaning that many of us may start our journeys in the Vale, Caerphilly, Newport or RCT. We need to […]

St Fagans Loop

Goitre Fach Farm – More from Site C of the Local Development Plan…

On the agenda for the 14th December 2016 Cardiff Council Planning Committee is another development for Site C of the Local Development Plan. Goitre Fach Farm is another area of proposed housing to the west of Llantrisant Road, neighbouring the Plasdwr development we talked about previously. From our perspective and, in the context of the […]

Cardiff Cycling Strategy 2016-2026 – Deep Dive Part 3 – Primary Route North-South

Continuing our series of deep dives into the Cardiff Cycling Strategy and integrated network maps it’s time to look at the second primary route on the table – the north to south route. This route links Cardiff Bay with the proposed new development between Lisvane and Pontprennau. As we talked about in our look into […]

Cardiff Cycling Strategy 2016-2026 – Deep Dive Part 2 – Primary Route East-West

In our previous post we talked about the Council’s strategy for delivering improvements to its cycle network. As part of that strategy there are two new “primary routes” to talk about, one travelling east to west and the other north to south. There are also longer-term improvements planned to the original Enfys routes, but we’ll […]