Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…

As the saying goes, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Since the new Councillors got to work, we’ve actually acquired some nice new sections of infrastructure. Here’s a video of just the new infra, without the boring in-between parts. As of today, the Senghennydd Road section of the primary north/south route is being built. Like a jigsaw puzzle, it probably won’t look like much until … Continue reading Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…

Mountain Road

Tom Donne takes on the Garth Mountain with a NextBike!

Cardiff’s new Nextbike scheme has been something of a revelation. Being the cheapest, fastest way around the city, it’s hardly surprising that the scheme continues to expand.

However, nobody would so bold as to say those bikes are light, or those three speeds in any way adequate for hilly terrain. Tom Donne clearly thought otherwise. Continue reading Tom Donne takes on the Garth Mountain with a NextBike!

Something to watch: Bikes vs Cars

It is far too easy to fall into the trap of thinking that Cardiff’s problems are unique to Cardiff.

Traffic is a global pandemic. Cities in every corner of the world are wrestling with dangerous levels of pollution; bulging waistlines and despite being more “connected” than ever, our physical bodies have never been so isolated. Continue reading Something to watch: Bikes vs Cars

More thoughts on our urban spaces…

Cardiff may be a fairly new city in the grand scheme of things, but thanks to the changing needs of the population over the past two centuries it has become a collection of different ideas, all somehow blended together.

Whilst some ideas may have made sense at the time, others should be consigned to history and forgotten. Continue reading More thoughts on our urban spaces…