But not everyone can ride a bike…

When confronted with the prospect of investing in cycling, one of the common retorts is that not everyone can ride a bike. It's very easy to say, but much more difficult to back up with facts. The first mistake is assuming that everyone can drive, just because you can.

Smartcycle – The parking app you've been been asking for…

Whilst we did mention it in passing, whilst having a moan about Cardiff Council's new car parking app, we thought Smartcycle deserved a post of its own. Pulling in parking and bike shop data from OpenStreetMap, Smartcycle put the parking information you need in an attractive package. The power of open data If you've been … Continue reading Smartcycle – The parking app you've been been asking for…

Business Booms with more Bicycles…

Without wishing to sound like a stuck record, your business needs bicycles. We even wrote about why just a couple of weeks ago. However, what we didn't spend much time talking about was bike sharing schemes. They have the potential to be a game-changer for urban retailers and data obtained from MasterCard seems to agree. … Continue reading Business Booms with more Bicycles…

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 and the Enfys map many of us are familiar with. To say the previous strategy … Continue reading Cardiff's Forthcoming Cycling Strategy – What we would like to see…

Active Travel Planning for Large Events…

As a capital city with a number of large venues we do get our fair share of sporting events, concerts and festivals here in Cardiff. However, they often lead to a bit of a transport nightmare for many of us. The trouble is, travel advice for these events is often based around the assumption that people … Continue reading Active Travel Planning for Large Events…