Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…

As a society we've become very good at overlooking the costs of many things, whilst quibbling over every last penny of others. One thing we are especially good at brushing under the rug is the cost of motoring, not just to our own wallets but to society as a whole. We're going to need a … Continue reading Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…

Have your say on the refresh of the Active Travel Design Guidance…

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This week the Welsh Government issued its latest Active Travel newsletter. It suggests that the Active Travel Design Guidance is due for a refresh and invites you to email the active travel team with your suggestions. Since the guidance was first issued things have moved on a little, with innovative new ideas coming to light … Continue reading Have your say on the refresh of the Active Travel Design Guidance…

#ChooseCycling Charter launches!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbuiXL_uWpU British Cycling has just launched its #ChooseCycling Charter with the aim of transforming Britain into a true cycling nation. The charter is formed of three strands --Better places; Smarter investment; and Strong leadership. It echoes many of the aims we've heard a number of times already -- a programme to deliver networks of cycle infrastructure; investment … Continue reading #ChooseCycling Charter launches!

Could you manage without a car?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha7VKDNLHpE A little while ago the BBC did this short piece on envisaging towns without cars. Here in Cardiff people are quite attached to their cars, but times are supposed to be changing. This motoring fixation, as we've discussed many times before, has a cost --aside from spending nearly a week sitting in traffic jams … Continue reading Could you manage without a car?