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An AI generated map that indicates openness to cycling as transport in England
Posted Monday, April 1, 2024 - 00:00 in Robert's blog
Researchers at German advanced computing organisation Forschungsgruppe für verteilte Taschenrechnerkraft have used artificial intelligence (AI) to predict those areas where people are most likely to be receptive to infrastructure plans that facilitate and encourage cycling …
A38 cycleway painted cycle lanes are not safe
Posted Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:14 in Robert's blog
The proposal to extend the segregated A38 cycleway southward is under attack from a local politician. Push Bikes campaigner Martin is fighting back with a petition for you to sign …
A Junction Clogged with Motor Traffic in Bordesley Green
Posted Sunday, February 25, 2024 - 22:10 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council (BCC) is consulting on initial proposals for improving walking and cycling conditions in Bordesley, focusing on 5 corridors.…
One way sign on a British street.
Posted Sunday, February 25, 2024 - 21:39 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council is consulting on plans for contraflow cycling in 3 locations in the city centre.…
One way sign on a British street.
Posted Sunday, November 26, 2023 - 15:10 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council has two consultations out on proposals for 20mph zones and one-way streets in the Holyhead area (in Handsworth) that aim to tackle rat-running.…
30 mph sign
Posted Sunday, November 5, 2023 - 16:13 in David's blog
Birmingham City Council is proposing to reduce speed limits on major roads in the city to a consistent 30mph.…
Magnifying glass with a bicycle wheel in place of the lens
Posted Monday, September 4, 2023 - 08:24 in David's blog
The Birmingham City Council Overview and Scrutiny Task and Finish Group is holding an inquiry into active travel in Birmingham, following criticism of slow progress.…
Oak Tree Lane Modal Filter
Posted Friday, June 30, 2023 - 09:26 in Robert's blog
The Cadbury brothers intended Bournville to be a pleasant and quiet neighbourhood for the people that lived in it.…
Water Mill
Posted Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 00:00 in Robert's blog
Taking some time out from cycle campaigning for a ride out to the delightful Duddeston Mill …
Pedestrian Crossing WAIT Sign
Posted Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 13:18 in Robert's blog
When it comes to active travel, pelicans, puffins, and toucans are more like birds of purgatory than birds of paradise. Living Streets has just started a campaign to get the long waits reduced …
Signs notifying drivers of enforcement cameras for a bus lane.
Posted Monday, December 19, 2022 - 10:38 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council (BCC) is consulting on using new powers granted in May 2022 to local councils to enforce ‘moving traffic offences’ at several locations around the city.…
NCN5 Crossing of Broad Street
Posted Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 13:30 in Robert's blog
Gertting NCN5 across Broad Street shouldn't warrant a lengthy blog post, or any post at all, but this being Birmingham, it does …
Cycle track at Canterbury Road looking towards Perry Barr local centre.
Posted Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 16:16 in Chris's blog
As part of the October cycle safari Push Bikes rode out to Perry Barr …
Motor City grinds to a halt again
Posted Friday, November 25, 2022 - 09:00 in Robert's blog
In a massive own goal, a while back the new flagship cycleway in Kent Street was ripped up by developers, and the council has shown itself content to return to the failed Motor City paradigm …
Cycle Crossing on the Pershore Road Priory Road Junction
Posted Friday, November 18, 2022 - 17:46 in Chris's blog
As part of the October cycling infrastructure safari, we took a look at the new cycleway between Cannon Hill Park and the A38 Blue Route …
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