Is the BCR just MGIF?

Cross-posted from an opinion piece in Local Transport Today I’m currently working on the Near Miss Project, which looks at how everyday non-injury incidents affect cyclists. The level of carelessness and even hostility many people experience are staggering. A classic example is the MGIF (Must Get in Front) driver. The … Continue reading

Children and Cycling: headline findings from the first paper

Cross-posted from the Guardian Bike Blog where it appears in edited form here. Recently the House of Commons added in a requirement for a national ‘cycling and walking investment strategy’ to the Infrastructure Bill. This will mean the Department for Transport setting targets and allocating investment for cycling. Some good … Continue reading

What’s wrong with modelling the ‘worst case’

Recently I got to hear more about Transport for London’s cycle superhighway modelling. TfL are rightly proud of their modelling work and I’m particularly pleased about their recent focus on cycling, traditionally so poorly dealt with in transport models. But I’m concerned at how the modelling techniques have been used … Continue reading