Monthly Archives: December 2015

Audis in houses

Note This piece really isn’t intended to make the case that drivers of Audis are worse than drivers of any other vehicle. That may or may not be the case; I wouldn’t like to jump to that kind of assumption without any … Continue reading

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The Gummer Test

A brand new section of road in Horsham – widened and rebuilt at the location of a new development – tells you everything you need to know about how ‘the highway design machine’ across the vast majority of this country … Continue reading

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A new bridge in Zwolle – to remove some minor incovenience

A new cycling (and walking) bridge has recently been opened in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s an attractive structure, around 50m long and 7.5m wide – nothing particularly remarkable by Dutch standards. Opening nw fietsbrug in de verbinding Kampen/Zwolle. Hard … Continue reading

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A question of legitimacy

Last weekend’s Sunday Politics on BBC One devoted a large segment of the programme to the subject of the new Superhighways in London. A roving reporter had been duly despatched to examine Superhighway 5, running between Oval and Vauxhall Bridge … Continue reading

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Living in a high-visibility world

I recently rediscovered this sensible Telegraph article about cycling safety from earlier this year. It contains (amongst some useful statistics and comments, particularly from Rachel Aldred) this little anecdote – There was a hope that the sheer weight of cyclists … Continue reading

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