Over 100 people came along to our public meeting on cycling and health, with expert speakers on the huge physical activity benefits, the dangers of air pollution and road crashes, and how politics can help maximise the benefits and reduce the downsides.
Despite a damp June 15, there was a great turnout and lots of appreciative comment at our 2016 Spokes Bike Breakfast…
In our Summer issue, out now… Bikes up & cars down in Edinburgh; Cycling & Health public meeting; Holyrood election implications; Shopping by Bike; and loads more … read on!! …
“10 years younger!” – Stewart Bryden photo
Getting about by bike is great for you!! Middle-aged people who cycle regularly typically enjoy the fitness level of someone 10 years younger, and gain two years in life expectancy. And it’s great for society, reducing pressures on the NHS, on our worsening climate and on our […]
The biggest & best PoP ever … literally thousands of people, all calling for proper investment in cycling as an everyday means of transport …
photo: beqi at flickr.com
What the political parties are promising … click here and here
What you can do about it … click here
… including Saturday 23 April, Pedal on Parliament 2016!!
Why?? Because this and this and the lovely PoP video* here…
*the video is from last year, so has a different date – the 2016 […]
Our March 21 public meeting gave the 100 people who came along a great chance to interact with politicians standing for the Holyrood Parliament, and many lessons emerged from the meeting …
Out now!! Including: Bikes are good for business, large or small; Edinburgh Bike Life report; Government transport priorities; Holyrood election + many local and national issues … Read on!! … […]
Here are our most popular tweets from the last 12 months, measured by the number of retweets (RTs). What will we see in 2016??
“The bicycle is one of the most beneficial of human inventions but we haven’t quite finished extrapolating its possibilities“
… Quentin Blake, Guardian Christmas Cartoon
“Every day in the run-up to the holidays, top illustrators are drawing festive scenes for all to share” … in The Guardian