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Fewer Cars, More Bikes, Better Air - ECF Report Conclusions

Increasing Cycling: Pull Measures

On the 29th July, SpyCycle wrote about the new report from the European Cyclists Federation calling for fewer cars, more bikes, resulting in better...
ECF report confirms: Fewer Cars, More Bikes, Better Air

Fewer Cars, More Bikes, Better Air

A brand new study from the ECF – the European Cyclists Federation – shows the achievable and realistic way to cut air pollution from...
BMW Says Get Out of Your Car

BMW Says Get Out of Your Car

The BMW Group believes in and is betting its economic future on a paradigm shift, away from the car focussed towns and cities of...
Over 400,000 Dying Each Year from Fine Particulates

Over 400,000 Dying Each Year from Fine Particulates

A July 2015 report from the European Environment Agency (“EEA”) says that 430,000 Europeans are dying each year prematurely because of fine particulate pollution....
One Better than 'Cyclists Dismount'!

One Better than ‘Cyclists Dismount’!

I am delighted to know that I am not the only cyclist that gets irritated by the "Cyclists Dismount" signs that accompany so many...
Cyclists stay back stickers

Cyclists Stay Back

Right to Ride representatives of the national cycling charity the CTC (Cycling Tourists Club) have been contacting executives of companies over the stickers that...

Meeting Mairita Luse

What was the motivation behind Mairita Luse travelling the 1575 km from Murcia in Southern Spain to Ipswich? Apart from being a keen cyclist and...
Cycle lanes reduce traffic speed, right?

Cycle lanes reduce traffic speed, right?

Providing space for protected bike lanes will reduce traffic speeds, right? This is one of the usual objections to cycling infrastructure from motorists and...
Savings Calculator for Business E-Bikes

Savings Calculator for Business E-Bikes

At the Nantes Velo-city event earlier in June, the European Cyclists Federation (ECF) presented a new tool which calculates savings for E-bike users, which...
What's Your Effective Speed

What’s Your Effective Speed

Dirk von Schneidemesser wrote a thought-provoking article earlier this month in Urbanist Magazine in which he discussed the difference between average speed and effective...

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