Category Archives: Brighton

An outbreak of silliness in Brighton

The proposed roll-out of 20 mph limits on residential streets in Brighton has been greeted with such a storm of wailing and gnashing of teeth you would think that the council had decided to ban motoring completely. The immensely daft Unchain the … Continue reading

Posted in 20 mph limits, Absurd transport solutions, Brighton | 10 Comments

Up, down and around the Hierarchy of Provision

The Hierarchy of Provision – the official approach to improving roads and streets with the aim of enabling and encouraging cycling – has come in for a fair bit of stick recently, from a variety of sources, including this blog. … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton, CTC, Cycling policy, Go Dutch, Hierarchy of Provision, Infrastructure, LCC, London, The Netherlands, Transport for London | 10 Comments

The Vogue Gyratory, Brighton

As you are perhaps aware, I visited Bow roundabout recently (as did a couple of other bloggers) to see first hand how Transport for London’s new ‘Cycle Priority Lights’ are working. My conclusion – indeed the universal conclusion – seems … Continue reading

Posted in Bow Roundabout, Brighton, Infrastructure | 5 Comments

Old Shoreham Road

Jim Davis of the Lo Fidelity Bicycle Club has already visited the re-working of the Old Shoreham Road in Hove, and has provided two excellent reports about it. The aim of the scheme involves taking space from the carriageway – … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton, Infrastructure, Street closures, Subjective safety | 12 Comments

Brighton, weather and parking charges

A lot of noise has been generated recently in Brighton by traders upset by an increase in parking charges, implemented on April 1st – they are firm in the belief that the increases have driven away their customers. Seafront businesses … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton, Car dependence, Parking | 6 Comments