The Design Manual for Bicycle traffic, published by CROW, states: 2.4 The bicycle and sustainable safety A sustainable safe road network is based on the following principles: Functionality of roads: monofunctionality of roads in a hierarchically structured road network Homogeneity of mass and/or direction and speed: equality in speed, direction and mass at moderate to […]

Following is from a recent email correspondence with the NHS Sustainability Unit. Apologies, needs to be read in date order!   Hi Clive, I apologise that you feel this way – as you can imagine it is an exceptionally broad agenda and as a very small team of 5 we are doing our very best […]

I am not clear what is happening in Redbridge, but I must ask if the officers and councillors actually have any professional competence.  For example, we seem to have proposed budget cuts in both school and disability transport, but the various officers have not written a jointly researched and argued proposal with detailed equality audit. […]

Demos have written the following in their publication “Holistic Government”: The core problem for government is that it has inherited from the nineteenth century a model of organisation that is structured around functions and services rather than around solving problems. Budgets are divided into separate silos for health, education, law and order and so on. […]

Danish original DEBATE: Bicycle Fund’s Veterinary Research is a short-term downgrading of the already ailing cycling harmful to both human health and the environment. It writes a number of municipalities in community with the message of continuing government support. “I’m so glad my bike,” sings children across the country, but much remained Unfortunately, when we […]

Demos have written the following in their publication “Holistic Government”: The core problem for government is that it has inherited from the nineteenth century a model of organisation that is structured around functions and services rather than around solving problems. Budgets are divided into separate silos for health, education, law and order and so on. […]

Come across an interesting Dutch idea – “traffic families”. There might be some problem families, and a need to design for “liminal” or protected families! Group A People Walking. That needs little further explanation. But giving the pedestrian its rightful place in city design can make walking a viable option for a short distance trip. […]

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