Guest Post: Spanish Practices –by Chris Roberts

Valencia

Some interesting things are happening with cycling in Valencia, Spain’s third largest city.  Can we learn from them? Imagine a city where every week you come across a new stretch of cycle infrastructure - and not just red paint but quality segregated bike lanes - well that’s Valencia at the moment. Anillo Ciclista I moved … Continue reading Guest Post: Spanish Practices –by Chris Roberts

Just who are we campaigning for?

It's probably fair to say that news of some new investment in cycle infrastructure is a divisive subject. News of the Cardiff Cycling Strategy and the integrated network maps has brought both positive and negative attention from cyclists and non-cyclists alike. Whilst it is true that the plans raise a few questions, some would argue … Continue reading Just who are we campaigning for?

Why cyclists don’t always use the infrastructure we are given…

Following our slightly long post about the Active Travel Act, perhaps now is a good time to explore why much of the infrastructure provided prior to the Act is often ignored by cyclists or not included on the existing route map. They don't go where we want them to go... Our towns & cities were planned around roads. … Continue reading Why cyclists don’t always use the infrastructure we are given…

A New Bus & Cycle Lane on Cathedral Road

Cathedral Road

Earlier today we posted to Twitter a new transport project that Cardiff Council are consulting on. It is probably fair to say that the feedback was overwhelmingly negative. So, what is it? The plan is to put a south-bound bus lane at the Cowbridge Road end of Cathedral Road, with a north-bound 1.5m wide cycle lane … Continue reading A New Bus & Cycle Lane on Cathedral Road