This page may include relevant press letters by Spokes or by anyone…
[NB – when reading any press letter please remember – the headline is chosen by the letters editor, not the writer; and the letter as submitted is often edited, sometimes substantially, by the letters editor – usually quite well, but some of the intended meaning or emphasis can be lost or changed].
170211 The Herald Scottish Budget & city congestion – printed letter original letter
161014 The Herald Pedestrian/cycle issues response and original letter Full version of response [not all was printed]
151211 The Herald Forth Bridge Closure – was the impact on bridge integrity, and on CO2 and toxic emissions, assessed before deciding whether to scrap tolls? If you don’t subscribe, here is the full letter (as submitted) [pdf]
141104 The Herald Scottish government priorities on road expansion, repairs, cycling infra, potholes. If you don’t subscribe, here is the full letter (as submitted) [pdf 77k]
130724 The Herald Scottish Government has much to do if Cyclists are to be Safe. The letter was slightly edited. See the full version here [rtf 16k].
121123 Local Transport Today Edinburgh Council’s Cycling Budget, a standard for other councils. This link will not allow you to read the full letter without a subscription, so download it here [txt 2k].
120412 Edinburgh Evening News Peddling a change in Capital’s culture [link] Feature article on cycling in Edinburgh, past and future, in context of the May 2012 council elections.
111230 The Herald Dave du Feu Misleading govt statements on active travel funding [rtf 9k]
111115 The Herald Dave du Feu SNP manifesto and the draft budget 2012-13 [pdf 64k]