The first London Cycling Research Group held its inaugural meeting last Friday. The group includes around 30 academics interested in researching cycling in London (from modellers to historians; engineers to medics, and so on…). Many were able to make it to Westminster on a cold Friday evening in early January … Continue reading
You can now access the presentations (slides with audio) from Friday’s Modelling on the Move launch.
Cross-posted from Modelling on the Move Big thank you to all who participated in the Modelling on the Move launch on Friday. Material will be going up onto the series website this week and next week, and I will be emailing participants about this and about future events. In the … Continue reading
I’ve finished drafting my submission to the All Party Cycling Inquiry. As I feared, I’ve only had time to respond to 5 of the 22 points being examined by the Inquiry. If they invite me to give oral evidence, I’ll be able to comment on the rest. Thanks to Jim … Continue reading
28th November – post updated with newer draft With the deadline for written submissions to the All Party Cycling Inquiry fast approaching (5th December) I’ve been working on mine. It’s only part way there, but given people reading this might also be writing responses, I thought it might be helpful … Continue reading
Transport for London has produced a report in response to the A24 consultation. It has decided to modify the scheme by not introducing the shared use pavements, only going ahead with the improvements to on-road cycle lanes. The report briefly summarises the consultation responses, including my own brief contribution. Most … Continue reading
Closes today. My comments below – see also the detailed review of TfL’s plans here: I wanted to offer brief comments because this location seems to offer great scope for a step change in provision. I support the aims of the Junction Review Programme: some of the designs being developed … Continue reading
On Tuesday, I attended Mark Ames’ excellent and packed out Street Talk on Cycling Towards an Equal City. I learnt a lot from the talk itself and from the variety of contributions: I think it tells us something that the most popular Street Talks tend to be those dealing with … Continue reading
I have just responded to the CPS consultation on the draft guidance on charging offences arising from driving incidents. You can read my response here.
Cross-posted from Modelling on the Move In May and July I attended two modelling conferences: Modelling for Policy and (one day of) Modelling World. The former was an academic conference, organised by British Academy postdoctoral fellow Erika Mansnerus, and mainly (but not exclusively) focusing on health modelling in relation to … Continue reading