Monthly Archives: March 2011

Transport for London, and London’s bridges

The Cyclists In The City blog has been doing an excellent job recently in documenting the rather unpleasant potential consequences for cyclists arising from the proposed redesign of the Blackfriars Bridge gyratory. Reading the back and forth with Transport for … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Cycle Lanes to be kept

Thankfully, the ludicrous proposal to to remove a cycle lane in Hove, at a cost of around one million pounds (background here), has narrowly been defeated at the annual budget meeting – by only one vote. As there are 13 Labour and … Continue reading

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Horsham Cycle Routes, Route 1 – “Cycling On the Route To Nowhere”

I mentioned in this post that I would be making an assessment of West Sussex County Council’s latest Transport Plan for 2011-2026, examining just how the cheery and rather vague language about ‘sustainability’ and ‘taking on board the challenges’ of … Continue reading

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The ‘Magic Roundabout’, York

Freewheeler, of ‘Crap Cycling & Walking in Waltham Forest‘ fame, has recently put up a post asking “What’s so magical for cyclists about York’s ‘magic roundabout’?” The piece notes that the design of the roundabout seems to meet with the … Continue reading

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