Tag Archives: public transport

Better town planning now can reduce future obesity

Last week I was in a meeting to hear evidence from the Campaign for Better Transport about the importance of getting town planning right to support sustainable travel. This weekend I have been in Eastleigh, going door to door delivering … Continue reading

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Transport solutions – what are they?

I’ve just been queuing out of town along Uttoxeter New Road.  Actually that’s not quite true.  I was on my bicycle, so when there was space between the queuing vehicles and the kerb I moved up in ‘my’ lane on … Continue reading

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Positive news on the station footbridge

I’ve previously commented on the challenge of gating station footbridges and reported that East Midlands Trains had broken their agreement with Derby City Council over the station footbridge by charging for pass cards.  I then reported on my survey of current users.  … Continue reading

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Peak oil – where are we now?

Earlier this week George Monbiot wrote a piece in The Guardian entitled “We were wrong on peak oil – there’s enough to fry us all”.  I read it, and thought ‘you’ve just not got the point!’ The point that peak oil advocates make … Continue reading

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