Category Archives: WSCC LTP

Cycling to the station

Yesterday afternoon I caught a train to Brighton from Three Bridges station, in Crawley. On the platform, I was one of three people with a Brompton. Each and every one of us had, presumably, arrived at the station by bike. … Continue reading

Posted in Car dependence, Cycling policy, Infrastructure, Road safety, The Netherlands, Town planning, Uncategorized, West Sussex County Council, WSCC LTP | 12 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

Horsham Cycle Routes, Route 3 – King’s Road

King’s Road is one of the busiest roads in Horsham. A dead straight line from one of the main suburbs in the north, towards the centre of the town, cars commonly exceed the 30 mph limit. Traffic is particularly heavy … Continue reading

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Horsham District Council, and Cycle Parking

One of the ‘Key Issues’ for the Horsham District, listed in the newly-published West Sussex County Council Transport Plan 2011-26, is that There is a lack of secure public cycle parking through the District, particularly in Horsham [page 60] And … Continue reading

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West Sussex County Council’s 2011-26 Transport Plan, and Cycling In Horsham

King’s Road, Horsham. A typical Horsham ‘Cycle Route’. The post carries a nice blue sign with a bicycle picture on it. West Sussex County Council’s newly published Transport Plan 2011-2026 admits that, in the Horsham district, The current provision of … Continue reading

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Horsham Cycle Routes, Route 2 – North Parade

Last week, I started a series examining, in detail, the ‘Existing Cycle Routes’ in Horsham, which featured in the ‘Provisional’ version of West Sussex County Council’s newly published Transport Plan. The first route I looked at doesn’t go anywhere. About the … 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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“Shared Space” – East Street, Horsham

Over the next few weeks, I plan to examine West Sussex County Council’s Transport Plan 2011-2026, looking in particular at how it is going to affect cycling and walking in my area, Horsham, and at how what has actually happened … Continue reading

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