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?
It’s no secret that our local villages and our town centres are struggling. The way we buy things has changed for a number of reasons and the smaller shops within our communities are paying the price. However, there are some who believe that the cost of car parking is the reason people are shopping elsewhere, … Continue reading The Local Economy and the Free Parking Myth
Saving money is usually pretty close to the top of our lists of reasons why we cycle to work, but just how much are we saving? Fortunately, to answer that there's quite a useful calculator over at cycletoworkcalculator.com. For illustrative purposes I entered the cost of my current daily go-to bike and compared it to the … Continue reading Just how much money can you save by cycling to work?