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It is time to stop the killing on our roads

This year has seen an upsurge in the number of people dying on our roads, sadly those with the power to change things don’t seem to be interested, so we need to send them the message: It is time to… Continue Reading →

Manifesto suggestions for active travel revisited

With the Scottish elections coming up in May, I thought I would revamp my manifesto suggestions for active travel. Active travel is a great idea as it achieves so many policy objectives: it is clean, it is green, it reduces… Continue Reading →

Manifesto suggestions for active travel

Active travel is a great idea as it achieves so many policy objectives: it is clean, it is green, it reduces congestion in towns and cities, and it is healthy (active people, such as regular cyclists, live longer). In addition,… Continue Reading →

How green is your daily journey?

Given at that the eyes of the world are looking to the Climate Change conference in Copenhagen for answers to the biggest environmental challenge of our time. I thought it would be a good day to ask, How green is… Continue Reading →

Friday blues…

Having yesterday written about my new commute, I got up this morning, having listened to heavy rain falling over night and heard the weather forecast say there was more to come throughout the morning. So I decided to to take… Continue Reading →

Why no posts?

It has recently been pointed out to me that I haven’t written anything on the blog recently, well there are two reasons for this: 1) I have been rather busy, here in the house we have recently had a new… Continue Reading →

The Illusion of Freedom

Have you noticed how many ads there are on the TV showing cars driving through empty urban streets? From my daily experience in the urban environment, most people in cars spend most of their time moving from one slow queue… Continue Reading →

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