The good news just keeps on coming. The council has announced that two new trial cycleways are going to be installed –the much needed cross-city route from Leckwith Road to Newport Road, plus a new bay route linking Tyndall Street with Callaghan Square, Penarth Road etc. Continue reading New east-west cycleway on the way as part of the city’s recovery plan
A useful video here from Bloomberg CityLab. It’s a compelling yet relentless dump of facts and graphics in support of investment in cycling, along with case studies from around the world. It also focusses on why cities like London have … Continue reading Something to watch: How to build a city around bikes, fast…
Cardiff Council is to put forward its plan for how a socially-distanced Cardiff City Centre will function and it’s pretty exciting. A greater emphasis on outdoor space, reducing vehicle traffic with match-day style restrictions and providing dining and “spill out” … Continue reading About that “next” we were talking about…
I’ve been racking my brain trying to make sense of everything. One day in the spring of 2020 the world unilaterally decided to stop everything –everything that was previously seen as so precious that nothing should be allowed to stand … Continue reading So, what happens next?
If and when the world does start to return to something resembling ‘normal’, chances are it is going to look very different to the one we’ve just left.
No longer will it be acceptable for trains and buses to resemble the mosh pit of a Pantera gig, with people eager to maintain a safe distance from each other. Furthermore, the road network is unlikely to cope with a surge of new drivers on the morning commute. Some of us are going to have to find a new way to get to work. Continue reading Well, that escalated quickly… – Modal Shift in Unusual Times…
If you’re a key worker in Cardiff, there’s never been a better time to start getting around by bicycle. The roads are quiet, you’re in your own space and the exercise will help to keep your head clear.
However, if you are new to commuting by bike you may be wondering where to start. Fortunately, we’ve been sharing our tips and experiences for a few years now and have accumulated a wealth of information to help you. Continue reading Cycling Tips and Resources for Key Workers
Some time last year we might have suggested that the concept of commuting to a job that you could feasibly do from home, is a little outdated. Fast forward a few months to March 2020 and we’re in the midst of a pandemic that has brought homeworking into the spotlight once again. Continue reading Working from home – a rough guide
To tackle the spread of COVID-19, cafes, pubs and sit-in restaurants have been closed. However, you’ll be pleased to know that our cycle cafes are still functioning as workshops, should you need to have your bike fixed. Continue reading The new normal, a COVID-19 update