Commuting

Cycle to Work Scheme Praised Again And Again

Have you ever been to Scarborough? It's a nice town in North Yorkshire with a stunning beach and to mention…

Brighton and Hove cycle lane to stay

Controversial plans to uproot a dedicated cycle lane in one of the South's busiest cities have been defeated. Tory proposals at…

It’s more fun to commute: part one

It was, then, with some trepidation that I accepted the assignment of commuting to and from work every day, whatever the weather or hour of day. That part was comprehendible - even riding home at one o'clock in the morning after a late shift seemed plausible. What did throw me a bit though was this; I had to ride a hybrid bicycle.…

A day with the Bike Traffic Police Unit

This day started just like any other day - very early. But today, I didn't jump on the train to…

New Cycle to Work scheme: what does it mean for me?

You’ve probably heard about changes to the Cycle to Work scheme recently announced by HMRC (that’s the tax man) at…

Ucycle – Notthingham University Bike Hire Scheme

I was flying back to London yesterday and I thought the appropriate movie choice was Robin Hood, the new version,…

Londoners choose bikes during tube strikes

Looks like the tube strikes are over, well until October at least. So, how did London and Londoners cope? Other alternatives were found without mass chaos ensuing, and most Londoners turned to cycling. Being an established cycling city this was business as usual for most commuters but it also opened the door for more people to join the cycling revolution!…

Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme Review

Lot of anticipation surrounded the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme a.k.a. the Boris bikes. It's been up and running for almost…