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A Ride around Sutton Town Centre with Councillor Manuel Abellan

Yesterday, on a very wet morning, John Courtman and myself and took Councillor for Beddington South and newly appointed Cycling Champion, Manuel Abellan, for a tour of Sutton High St and the surrounding roads. This was a follow up to our

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Liveable Town Centres, Protected Space for Cycling, Road design, Road Safety

“Sutton is a pro-cycling borough”

Sutton Council held a cycle summit at the end of July to launch its draft cycling policy. At the meeting we were told several times that Sutton is – and apparently has been for decades – a pro-cycling borough. This

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No more taxpayer-funded facilities until they obey traffic laws

In this picture, you can see part of the pavement has been set aside for car parking on the A237 in Woodcote Road, Wallington. But there are at least two vehicles parked so badly that they spill out on to

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Good road design for cycling…in the UK

Good road design for cycling…in the UK Look at this for road design. On the right, two lanes for through motor traffic– two unencumbered lanes with no random parked cars to hold things up. So good for motorists. Then a

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Posted in Advocacy, Areas without through motor traffic, Protected Space for Cycling, Road design, Road Safety

Coming soon

Get Sutton Cycling –  a new website to support the London Cycling Campaign in Sutton with their Space for Cycling initiative during the run-up to the local elections in 2014, and beyond. It is hoped that Space for Cycling will

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