Goedendag! Sorry, just trying to get in a few Dutch phrases before heading off on the Embassy study tour with David Hembrow to see how the Netherlands designs cycle infrastructure for people who wish to ride bicycles from A to B. In the UK of course, we design cycle infrastructure for people who don’t wish to ride bicyclesContinue reading “Advertising and Marketing”
Well, I’ve been picking through the Local Transport White Paper and will write my comment for what it’s worth when the combination of lunatic hilarity and anger simmers down. In the meantime, here is something to lighten the mood. I know it has appeared on other sites (such as the wonderful Copenhagenize) but it’s so lovely I reallyContinue reading “Cycling Sucks”
As it’s Friday, here is a wonderful gem from Monty Pythons Flying Circus about Mr F G Superman and his secret identity. I sometimes wish he were real. Incidentally the star of this sketch, the ever wonderful Michael Palin, is President of the Campaign for Better Transport
I know that this has featured elsewhere but it’s a wonderful film from a more civilised age. On May 8th 1955, British Transport Films recorded an excursion organised by CTC. Please note the integration of bicycle and train network. To be fair, since the Royal Mail stopped using the rail network, the guards van was alwaysContinue reading “Cyclists Special”
I’ve been sent this quite brilliant advert by Transport for London promoting cycle awareness & safety Enjoy.