The plan for the Taff Trail through Hailey Park…

We didn’t want to bite, we really didn’t. A quick read of the tagline, which speaks of car parking; mountains of hearsay and conjecture about the evils we cyclists have imposed upon humanity; and how nobody will use it –whatever ‘it’ turns out to be, pretty much tells you all you need to know.

Or does it? Continue reading The plan for the Taff Trail through Hailey Park…

Responding to the Cardiff Integrated Network Map Consultation…

The consultation for the Integrated Network Maps is now open, so it would be a good idea if as many of us responded to it as possible. It is vitally important that all of you who are interested in seeing active travel, be that walking or cycling, get involved in this consultation. However, cycle routes are arguably far easier to screw up and we are focussed on cycling here after all. To help you respond to the council we’ve taken a look at the form and attempted to distil as much of what we discovered in our deep dive onto … Continue reading Responding to the Cardiff Integrated Network Map Consultation…

Cardiff's Forthcoming Cycling Strategy – What we would like to see…

The Council is currently beavering away at its new cycling strategy, which will hopefully pave the way for some ambitious integrated network plans come September 2017. The previous strategy arrived before the Active Travel Act, along with its own design guidance … Continue reading Cardiff's Forthcoming Cycling Strategy – What we would like to see…

A Consultation on the Wales and Borders Rail franchise…

It’s all very well having a fancy new transport hub in Cardiff, but if the trains are still overcrowded, late and expensive it’s going to leave a bad taste in the mouths of residents and visitors alike. Fortunately, Welsh Government is planning to tender for a new contract for the Wales & Borders rail franchise, but it wants to know what we want. Whilst this franchise goes beyond our local services, many of them come into and out of Cardiff at some point on their journey. It includes the long distance services to cities like Manchester, as well as the … Continue reading A Consultation on the Wales and Borders Rail franchise…