20mph Speed Limits by Common Consensus, Not by Physical Infrastructure (or why 20mph by traffic calming is doomed to fail)

The concept of reducing default urban speed limits to 20mph in urban areas, except on selected through-routes, is an idea which has recently become a significant public issue. People are increasingly realising that slower traffic speeds improve the environment and … Continue reading 20mph Speed Limits by Common Consensus, Not by Physical Infrastructure (or why 20mph by traffic calming is doomed to fail)

Where do Glasgow cyclists cycle?

Strava vs. The European Cycling Challenge One of the difficulties of providing safe and appropriate cycle provision for cyclists has been to actually know where they want to cycle. It may seem a relatively simple task to map cycle desire lines, but there are many 1000’s of possible routes and resources to conduct definitive road-side surveys are limited. In recent years, however, with the near universal adoption of mobile phones and their inbuilt GPS tracking, it has become possible for cyclists to download and run apps that make their movements available to central servers, their travel data aggregated and maps … Continue reading Where do Glasgow cyclists cycle?