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Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 20:12 in Chris's blog
Having finished the tram line from Centenary Plaza to Five Ways along Broad Street, Birmingham City Council is consulting on the Traffic Regulation Order to finalise the traffic movements (includin…
Hurst Street
Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 08:56 in Jim's blog
Jim has figured this confusing set of plans out, so all you have to do is respond saying "I support Push Bikes opinion" …
Example of filtered permeability using bollards in the Netherlands.
Posted Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 20:32 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council is carrying out a consultation on some of the measures introduced to divide the city centre into segments …
Optima Baron recumbent bicycle leaning against a white Nissan Leaf with a Co-Wheels Birmingham logo
Posted Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 09:23 in Kim's blog
As someone who gave up a car ownership in favour of cycling as my primary means of transport some years ago, one of the things people ask me from time to time is "But what about when you need to do X?" …
An LTN in Kings Heath
Posted Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 14:01 in Jim's blog
Jim takes a look at LTNs and why we need them …
Franklin Road LTN Measure
Posted Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 09:29 in Robert's blog
Join us on a little tour of LTN's old and new in Bournville …
Parked Voi
Posted Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 12:06 in Kim's blog
Last September, the Voi e-scooter hire scheme came to Birmingham and Coventry.  Kim went to see what all the fuss was about …
Brompton Electric
Posted Friday, April 23, 2021 - 08:51 in David's blog
So what's it like to own an E-Brompton? David has found out …
Kohlrabi
Posted Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 13:42 in Robert's blog
We can learn a lot from this weird vegetable, but whilst the city council is improving, it is still slow to learn and very forgetful …
Posted Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 00:00 in Robert's blog
Push Bikes members have been experimenting with a solution to a shocking problem …
Cycle Symbol
Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 10:51 in Robert's blog
Apart from a few breadcrumbs, you'll be cycling naked on the new cycle route between the A38 and A34 cycleways …
Air pollution seen over Birmingham
Posted Sunday, March 28, 2021 - 11:03 in Robert's blog
And much has happened in that year …
West Midlands hire bike in dock
Posted Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 11:53 in Kim's blog
Kim tries out the long-awaited West Midlands hire bikes …
Posted Sunday, March 21, 2021 - 09:20 in David's blog
Push Bikes supports the drive to reduce road deaths to zero …
Jewellery Quarter Pop-Up Cycle Lane
Posted Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 15:08 in Robert's blog
A ride along the the city centre to City Hospital pop-up cycleway …
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