Get involved in the Vale of Glamorgan's Active Travel Consultation

Whilst we have been a little pre-occupied with Cardiff’s Active Travel Consultation, it’s worth remembering that our neighbouring counties are going through the same process. Cardiff is actually quite small and quick to traverse by bike, meaning that many of us may start our journeys in the Vale, Caerphilly, Newport or RCT. We need to be sure the key routes link up. The Vale The … Continue reading Get involved in the Vale of Glamorgan's Active Travel Consultation

Llandough Hospital – Bike Parking

Good news! Further to our previous post about the University Hospital of Wales, the Cardiff & Vale Health Board’s twitterers came up with a map for Llandough as well. So, there’s some outside the main entrance and across the road by the Llanfair Unit. There’s also some in the new multi-storey car park. The actual capacity at each location is unclear, but if you’ve seen & … Continue reading Llandough Hospital – Bike Parking

Hail to the King, Baby! – A Tour Around the Vale

This route was so named because we had a hail storm on the return leg when we tried it, but it seemed like a fun name and an homage to 90s popular culture. However, it’s a 73km tour of the Vale of Glamorgan, taking in a healthy supply of cafe’s, eateries, pubs and landmarks. The Cardiff Bit We’re starting on Llantrisant Road, mainly because the … Continue reading Hail to the King, Baby! – A Tour Around the Vale

Places to go an hour's ride from Cardiff…

Inspired by a similarly titled WalesOnline article aimed at drivers, we though we’d take a look at places you could go that were no more than an hour or so’s ride (ok, sometimes closer to two…) from Cardiff. As our starting point, we’ll use Sophia Gardens. Most trails lead here, so it seems like the best place to start. However, some routes to these places … Continue reading Places to go an hour's ride from Cardiff…

Vale of Glamorgan Draft Local Transport Plan

Whilst this is Cardiff by bike, it is easy to forget that many of us will be commuting to and from the neighbouring counties. So, in the interests of completeness we had best take a look at what the wider region has in store for us. First up, the Vale. Just like Cardiff, the Vale has its own Local Transport Plan that takes it up … Continue reading Vale of Glamorgan Draft Local Transport Plan

Vale of Glamorgan Active Travel Consultation 2015

As part of the process of identifying the Vale’s existing active travel routes, the Council has launched a public consultation exercise to gather the views of local residents and key stakeholders. The consultation will run from Thursday 01 October 2015 to Friday 18 December 2015. You can have your say by completing the online survey below. Paper copies are available upon request. If you have … Continue reading Vale of Glamorgan Active Travel Consultation 2015

A Petition to make the road to Dinas Powys safer for pedestrians and cyclists on Change.org…

The road going into Dinas Powys is currently very dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists as this has led to accidents and deaths. Source: Petition · Make the road to Dinas Powys more safer for pedestrians and cyclists · Change.org As one of Cardiff’s main commuter towns, the roads at either end of Dinas Powys are pretty shocking. This particular petition I believe refers to the … Continue reading A Petition to make the road to Dinas Powys safer for pedestrians and cyclists on Change.org…