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Bicycle with wind turbines behind
Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:38 in Robert's news
The first ever National Clean Air Day takes place this Thursday (15 June) and Birmingham City Council is calling on you to do something to help Brum breathe, but both they and national government need to be doing far more …
Posted Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 00:00 in Robert's news
A rethink of the Priory Road junction will mean Birmingham gets its first Smart Cycleway …
Open Outreach logo
Posted Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:02 in Robert's news
Just as there is a lot of paddling going on underneath a swan maintaining its position on a river, so it is with a web server.…
Posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:03 in Robert's news
On Monday Push Bikes campaigners inspected plans for a cycleway on the A38.…
Posted Friday, April 1, 2016 - 00:00 in Robert's news
Just in time for the new tax year Birmingham has made an announcement regarding BCR. Does it really amount to a change in direction? …
Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:12 in Robert's news
Whilst pedal cycles represent the most energy efficient form of transport ever devised (an ordinary bicycle uses 110J/km, which equates to 0.321 L/100 km, and a velomobile is five times better stil…
New lights in Edgbaston tunnel
Posted Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 19:13 in Robert's news
138 days after the lights in the tunnel at Edgbaston went out, they have been replaced. …
Posted Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 13:40 in Robert's news
Update - November 2015: Following opposition to the proposed policy, Eurostar have abandoned the plan. …
Posted Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 19:35 in Robert's news
According to Network Rail, localised highways restrictions associated with the redevelopment of New Street Station will be lifted from Sunday 20th September, 2015.…
Posted Monday, August 24, 2015 - 09:47 in Robert's news
Edgbaston Tunnel Lighting to be Replaced in Early September…
Posted Friday, August 21, 2015 - 08:33 in Robert's news
Once again National Cycle Route 5 has been closed in the city centre, this time in both directions.…
The Vintage Ride picnic 2015
Posted Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 08:12 in Robert's news
Cyclers attending the 4th Birmingham Vintage Ride on the 19th July were treated to just perfect weather, being warm enough for the picnic but not too warm for the ride, and with the sun in full att…
NCN5 southbound closed
Posted Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 20:39 in Robert's news
Hill Street will be closed southbound from May to September.…
Posted Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:44 in Robert's news
For the council elections Push Bikes, the Birmingham cycling campaign group, is carrying out a survey of the views of candidates on sustainable personal transport.   Sustainable doesn't just mean e…
The Cooking Dutchman
Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 00:00 in Robert's news
The start of the tax year always represents a new beginning, and following a brief discussion at last month's campaigns meeting it was decided that Push Bikes should adopt Dutch as its official lan…
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