Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sorry, am I in the way?

The problem with many cycle lanes like this in Sutton South is that pedestrians forget about them. It’s not their fault, this is bad design. Why would you take a great deal of notice of a white line on a

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Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Protected Space for Cycling

Work under way in Carshalton

Friday March 21st and, as these pictures show,  work is well under way to improve cycling possibilities in the Grove (Park) in Carshalton. At the side of the sports centre, running from the bridge down to paper Mill Close is

Posted in Greenways

The Little Things

We all know it’s the little things that demonstrate how much we care. Your partner comes home stressed and because you care, you spend a little time with them, make them a cup of tea, sympathise, and do the right

Posted in Greenways

A great speech from Chris Boardman to the London Councillors

Chris Boardman made a powerful speech on the 9th of March at City Hall trying to inspire the local councillors to prioritise cycling to benefit everyone. Sutton Councillors, please pay attention.

Posted in Advocacy

Cycling is good for local businesses

An article from the Guardian newspaper on February 4 2014, describing how small and medium businesses in the US find they do more trade when the authorities promote cycling, makes interesting reading.  “Protected bike routes increase retail visibility and sales

Posted in Cycling and business