Tag Archives: cycling

Cycling Liaison Group – Let’s Consult!

Thursday saw the biggest Cycling Liaison Group ever. And all because the council has a Twickenham Area Plan which has no provision for cycling, let alone safe cycling (a few Advanced Stop Lanes aside). Under pressure from a number of … Continue reading

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The lazy council’s guide to doing cycling.

(In homage to AsEasyAsRiding’s article about lazy cycling journalism…) So you’re responsible for roads and transport in your borough, but you’ve got some pesky people want you to make a bit of effort to make cycling a nice thing to … Continue reading

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You will not be trained for Richmond’s cycling revolution!

Today I was discussing cycling with someone who would dearly like to cycle to school with her daughter. Aside from issues around the routes available to her, we talked about training. Three years ago I did a level 3 Bikeability … Continue reading

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How can planning help us?

With the boom in childbirths, Richmond is one of the places that needs to do some serious school expansion.  Last week I went to a governors’ meeting, at which the council asked us to consider taking a third form of … Continue reading

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NEW: Richmond has a slogan for cycling!

Richmond, it seems, has a slogan for cycling, and it goes like this: “More people cycling, more often, safely and for fun.” (see article below) Now I’d suggest that someone made that one up on the spot, since the Local … Continue reading

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£220,000 on cycling in Richmond? What a fine thing!

Now I’d be the last person to be complaining about spending on cycle infrastructure, but I have a couple of big questions on this one: – Other cycle hubs are talking about including a charge to park your bike. That … Continue reading

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Does Richmond buy into #Cyclesafe?

To test the waters, I asked Richmond Council its response to the Times’ ‘Cities fit for Cycling’ manifesto. And this is what I got: Question: “Will the Council actively endorse and enact the Times’ cycle safety manifesto, including the commitment to … Continue reading

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