Back in June 2014 Suffolk County Council released their Suffolk Cycling Strategy. It has some good and expected bits that I can’t complain about, such as why people should cycle, however it’s rather lacking in detail and vision on how to get more people cycling. The how is relegated to a 1 page table of actions and outcomes… Continue reading The Suffolk Cycling Strategy that lacks ambition
Suffolk County Council’s Nacton Road/Ransomes Way plans are dangerous to cyclists and walkers
Suffolk County Council currently have a consultation running about Nacton Road and Ransomes Way corridor. It is “to meet the projected increase in traffic associated with development in this corridor”. You can find out more on the Cyclescape thread. Please find below my response to the consultation. I’m hoping that many more people respond with a similar… Continue reading Suffolk County Council’s Nacton Road/Ransomes Way plans are dangerous to cyclists and walkers
Does cheaper car parking really improve Ipswich town centre?
In the February 2013 issue of the Ipswich council newspaper, The Angle, which is delivered to local residents in Ipswich, they were proudly saying how the council was helping businesses by reducing car parking charges within the town. Ipswich Borough Council have reduced the parking tariffs in all of its town centre car parks “in… Continue reading Does cheaper car parking really improve Ipswich town centre?
The problem of closing toucan crossings for roadworks
Recently the junction nearest to where I live had some temporary traffic lights again for some roadworks. Unfortunately the toucan crossings on the junction had a sign added that states “Crossing not in use”. However the next nearest option for crossing requires going back on yourself and walking an extra 5 minutes. People who do… Continue reading The problem of closing toucan crossings for roadworks
More cycle parking installed at Ipswich Waitrose/John Lewis
I was recently alerted to some new bicycle parking having been installed at the new Waitrose/John Lewis at Home in Ipswich after my recent blog post, so went to take a look. They have almost doubled the cycle parking since the previous time I visited after I emailed as pointed out that it was well… Continue reading More cycle parking installed at Ipswich Waitrose/John Lewis