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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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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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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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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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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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SuperBoris – changing London for the better by … re-sequencing traffic lights!

Richmond Tories “can now afford cabs thanks to Boris’ light re-sequencing” according to the farcical back boris site. Although it really does take a stretch of the imagination to wonder how the cost of a fare will materially change with … Continue reading

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