Less atrocious isn’t good enough: what’s wrong with the Aldgate highway changes plan

Please read this post and respond to the Aldgate consultation Currently, Aldgate High Street (or rather, Gyratory) is a horrible, hostile place for walking and cycling. The Google map below shows the motor-centric design, albeit uncharacteristically empty of motor traffic (maybe a Sunday?) View Larger Map The first time I … Continue reading

The complexities of the ‘committed cyclist’ in times of change

Returning to qualitative sociology… This post is written partly in belated dialogue with Dave Horton’s excellent Cycling Struggles series, which I’d urge people to read if they haven’t yet done so. More immediately, it’s a response to my going back to the Cycling Cultures data this morning, doing some re-analysis … Continue reading