Diversifying and normalising cycling in London, UK: An exploratory study on the influence of infrastructure

I have a new paper out in the Journal of Transport and Health, co-authored with John Dales of Urban Movement and available here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214140516303978 You can also download a freely available author version here (pretty much all there, bar the formatting). Diversifying and normalising cycling in London, UK: An exploratory … Continue reading

Reframing Safety: an analysis of perceptions of safety clothing

Paper accepted by Journal of Transport Policy – accepted author version here. Reframing Safety: An analysis of perceptions of cycle safety clothing Rachel Aldred and James Woodcock Abstract This article contributes to debates around cycle safety clothing, specifically helmets and high-visibility clothing. In England such items are widely promoted in … Continue reading

A Matter of Utility? Rationalising cycling, cycling rationalities

Now this paper is being published in Mobilities journal, I’m posting my ‘Accepted Author version’ here. Definitive version on the journal website shortly (link TBA). Abstract This paper discusses how dominant policy paradigms promote a ‘utility’ model of transport, prioritising the destruction of distance and the minimisation of time spent … Continue reading

Equality Streets – article for Get Britain Cycling 2014

Here’s an article published earlier this month in Get Britain Cycling magazine – you can read the published version and a range of other articles at http://www.getbritaincycling.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/gbc2014.pdf Britain’s roads are unequal places, with substantial impacts on how people live – and die. In 1952, we lived in a multi-modal society. … Continue reading