Entries by Simon McFarlane

Ask your council for cycle space during lockdown…

We’re currently in conversation with both local and district councils about emergency measures for cyclists whilst social distancing is in place.  If you want to get behind the camapign Cycling UK have put together a draft email to send to the council! https://action.cyclinguk.org/page/59646/action/1?ea.tracking.id=web We need councils to act now to create space for social distancing, […]

Cycling during Covid-19

It’s been brilliant seeing so many more people cycling and walking at the moment. An unforeseen issue is the lack of space, especially with the required social distancing. On 9 May, Transport Secretary Grant  Shapps announced: “Fast-tracked statutory guidance, published today and effective immediately, will tell councils to reallocate roadspace for significantly-increased numbers of cyclists […]

Digging out the old bike?

I was reading this article today from BBC’s environment analyst and it got me thinking… https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52564351 I’ve lived in my house for nearly 10 years. It’s on a quiet road on the outskirts of Seaford. I’ve never seen so many people cycling – and not just the regulars I see all the time. Young families, […]