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An artist's impression of Curzon Station
Posted Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:01 in Chris's blog
The HS2 team are holding a public engagement process for the design of the Curzon Street station and surrounding urban realm, including public transport and cycling routes.…
Looking down Edgbaston Road towards the cricket ground from Pershore Road
Posted Friday, November 2, 2018 - 14:28 in Chris's blog
Earlier this year, central government announced a limited fund for junction safety improvements for cycling and walking.…
Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:25 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council (BCC) is consulting on proposed changes to Dudley Road between Spring Hill roundabout on the Middleway, to the junction with Icknield Port Road, just past Birmingham City Ho…
Artist's impression of a Sprint bus
Posted Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:13 in Chris's blog
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is consulting on improvements to part of Hagley Road from the junctio…
Artist's impression of a Sprint bus
Posted Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 18:52 in Chris's blog
This month, Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM) is holding a consultation on what factors would encourage respondents to cycle more regularly to a Sprint rapid transit bus stop.…
Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 09:23 in Robert's blog
European Day Without a Road Death, or Project EDWARD, has an obvious and commendable aim. So why do we hear nothing about it? …
Artist's impression of the cycle track on the A34
Posted Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 13:49 in Chris's blog
On Tuesday evening (11th September) we attended the bi-monthly Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR) stakeholders' meeting to find out about progress with the BCR programme and other developments in Bi…
Be Heard logo
Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 08:41 in Chris's blog
In the week that Manchester announced a £1.5 bn investment plan …
The Push Bikes stand at City Ride
Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 - 04:52 in Chris's blog
This year saw Birmingham City Council (BCC) moving from 120 councillors in 3-member wards, to 101 councillors in a mix of 1 and 2 member wards.…
Andy Street
Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 - 01:18 in Chris's blog
As the recent City Centre road improvements consultation showed a worrying lack of concern for the needs of cycle users by WMCA …
Adrian Passmore of Red Kite Cycles at Bullfinch launch
Posted Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:42 in David's blog
Recently both the Government and the West Midlands Combined Authority have been outlining their industrial strategies.…
Where do the bikes go?
Posted Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 11:07 in Chris's blog
It seems odd to ask what the problem with a bus gate is - cycles can use bus gates, and anything that helps improve public transport should be good, right?…
Selly Oak High Street
Posted Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 18:49 in Robert's blog
Push Bikes has scored another win for Birmingham cyclists, this time at Selly Oak, but all is not green in the Green Travel District …
A field way in North Germany
Posted Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 12:02 in Robert's blog
On Christmas night millions of British people experience a holy night, but traffic noise will make it very much not a silent night, and certainly not a "stille nacht". It doesn't have to be this way …
Mini Holland Street in Walthamstow
Posted Monday, December 4, 2017 - 20:41 in Catherine's blog
Mini Hollands are a simple and attractive way to return residential streets to residents, and to encourage walking and cycling …
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