Monthly Archives: February 2012

Berkeley Square: green space you can park your car beside

This is Berkeley Square. It’s right in the centre of London. Around the square runs effectively a two lane highway, parking for over a hundred cars, charging points for three electrical vehicles, around 60-70 cycle stands, and enough space for … Continue reading

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It’s not alwasy easy is it? Cycling activist and writer David Hembrow has written a clear statement on the need to treat cycling safety as three different things. He describes  “actual”, “subjective” and “social” safety.  It’s…

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This infrastructure lark – I don’t *quite* get it …

This is the lovely new cycle parking at Richmond station. It’s very popular, and is – by most measures – a very nice thing.  It’s just that, to get to it – a facility where you can park well over … Continue reading

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“Cycling on the pavement is illegal (full stop)” (Updated)

My local police don’t seem to think there might be circumstances under which you’d be Ok to ride on the pavement: Which is odd, because the borough is littered with little signs like this, up and down pavements: Now I … Continue reading

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“It’s just like when you get rear-ended, isn’t it?”

“So why isn’t there some rule that if you hit someone more vulnerable then you need to justify it, a bit like that rule about how if you rear-end someone in a car, it’s presumed to be your fault?” A … Continue reading

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Richmond can’t decide whether it wants people walking or driving …

Barnes is to get a nice pavement refit, after which, it is hoped “business owners will see a rise in trade and happier customers.” This contrasts with what appears to be a general council policy that it should be much … Continue reading

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