Category Archives: Targets

Those baffling and misleading comments on Dutch cycle safety from Penning and Baker, in full

From today’s House of Commons Transport Committee on Cycling Safety. You can listen to this guff yourself, if you wish, at about the 11:56 mark. Ellman [chair]– Can we learn anything on safe cycling from countries such as the Netherlands … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling policy, Infrastructure, Road safety, Targets, The Netherlands, The Times' Cities Safe for Cycling campaign | 38 Comments

Cycle safety in London – getting worse, not better

Transport for London’s latest Travel in London report is out – the fourth. In the section on ‘Road Safety’, we are told that The year 2010 was the target year for both national and more stringent London-specific targets for the … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Department for Transport, London, Road safety, Targets | 24 Comments

Fantasy cycling targets

Both David Arditti, and Freewheeler of Crap Waltham Forest, have recently blogged about the National Cycling Strategy, published in 1996 by the Department for Transport. This document set a target of quadrupling national cycling levels by 2012, based on a … Continue reading

Posted in CTC, Cycling policy, Cycling renaissance, Department for Transport, Targets, Uncategorized, West Sussex County Council, WSCC LTP | 4 Comments