Suffolk Looking to make Transport Carbon Neutral

Suffolk Council Council as part of Transport East, who represent Suffolk, Norfolk, and Essex highways and transport authorities, are looking to reduce the carbon emissions of transport in the region. Here’s some of my ideas of what could be done to reduce the carbon emissions in the region. Local The majority of journeys people make… Continue reading Suffolk Looking to make Transport Carbon Neutral

Is it time for a quieter neighbourhood between Bramford Road and Norwich Road in Ipswich?

Suffolk County Council are making many changes to increase active travel to prevent a significant proportion of people switching to driving a private car and causing gridlock and additional pollution after the lovely low air pollution and traffic levels during the lockdown. One of the proposed changes is to make Bramford Lane a little more… Continue reading Is it time for a quieter neighbourhood between Bramford Road and Norwich Road in Ipswich?

5 minutes and 4 crossing to cross the main road outside Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

Last month I was up in Edinburgh visiting family. Whilst on a wander I came across a crazy long crossing over the main road outside the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh. The 4 crossings took just under 5 minutes to cross with a button press at each crossing. I used the most direct crossing possible, following the… Continue reading 5 minutes and 4 crossing to cross the main road outside Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

The horror of “cyclists dismount and use footway” signs at roadworks

Sign in cycle lane saying "cyclists dismount and use footway"

On the 13th January 2018 walking with my family from Ipswich town centre to the railway station I came across some roadworks on Princes Street including some dangerous signage around some roadworks First was the “cyclists dismount and use footpath” sign: I very much dislike the use of this sign for a number of reasons.… Continue reading The horror of “cyclists dismount and use footway” signs at roadworks

Cycle Ipswich Infrastructure Tour May 2015

On 30th May 2015, I led a Cycle Infrastructure Tour around Ipswich. It was an excellent day where we had people from Cambridge, London, and Edinburgh, along with locals including Andrea McMillan who is writing the Cycling Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Ipswich Borough Council. There’s a route map shown at the bottom, and photos… Continue reading Cycle Ipswich Infrastructure Tour May 2015

Videos of the Pedal on Parliament 2015 Speeches

This year I have created a series of videos of the speeches at the Pedal on Parliament rally, and I have made them available on YouTube. A full YouTube playlist is available. Introductions by David Brennan Briana Pegado, President of Edinburgh Students Union Derek Mackay Scotland Transport Minister Cameron Buchanan, Conservative Party Sarah Boyack, Labour… Continue reading Videos of the Pedal on Parliament 2015 Speeches