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An open letter to Richmond’s Cabinet

Dear Councillors, On Thursday, you’ll be looking at the Twickenham Action Plan and, specifically, the street scene proposal. You were going to talk about this last month, but it was delayed so the engineers could make it a bit nicer … Continue reading

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It’s not too late to stop Twickenham being gassed.

This Thursday the council’s cabinet will meet. You can read the 218 pages of papers here: Agenda meeting page reports pack But the key bits you need to read are from page 45 of the reports pack. There’s no diagrams included, … Continue reading

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Cycling in Richmond – 5% share of transport, 100% of transport complaints

Last week I went to the local Police Liaison Group. For an activity which provides 5% of Richmond transport (according to our local cycling champion), cycling certainly turned up in a lot of complaints and issues. Firstly, a gentleman asked … 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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Richmond’s transport plan: hot air, training, and electric charging points

Apparently, Richmond’s mayor approved version two of its local improvement plan (LIP2) on 14th December. There’s no full version available on the site it seems, so you’ll have to use the draft here. And the draft, which gasses on about … Continue reading

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What does £4.2m in transport cash buy you?

Last year, Richmond concluded the ‘Smarter Travel Richmond’ initiative, another project that’s been and gone with minor incremental changes to a few indicators. A sad indication of the overall efficacy of the project is the cycle training: 8,000 leaflets were distributed, and 162 adults … Continue reading

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