The new year started out the way it so often does these days, with news that public transport costs are rising once again.
It’s no secret that our local villages and our town centres are struggling. The way we buy things has changed for a number of reasons and the smaller shops within our communities are paying the price. However, there are some who believe that the cost of car parking is the reason people are shopping elsewhere, yet it may well be the use of cars in general at the root of the problem.
Saving money is usually pretty close to the top of our lists of reasons why we cycle to work, but just how much are we saving? Fortunately, to answer that there's quite a useful calculator over at cycletoworkcalculator.com. For illustrative purposes I entered the cost of my current daily go-to bike and compared it to the... Continue Reading →