sunrise

Cycling and making sense of life

Another guest post by Robyn M Speed Sometimes life is like biking into a never-ending headwind. Sometimes life is happening so fast and out of control that it’s like flying downhill, both exhilarating and terrifying at the same time. The most important thing I have gained from cycling is therapy. When I am in the…

The new bus interchange takes shape

Antigua Footbridge Opening (and more to come)

Here’s another guest post from regular blogger Robert: Like Steve Muir, I too braved the cool southerly to witness the opening of the Antigua foot (and bike) bridge at 7.30am last Thursday morning. By looking at the City Council link and reading Steve’s story, little more needs to be said other than to share the…

First walkers & cyclists crossing the bridge

Antigua Street Bridge is Open

A chilly Southerly greeted everyone who turned up for the grand opening of the Antigua Street Bridge which has been a long awaited missing link for pedestrians and cyclists from the South to the North of the city. The surface is quite different from the previous one with its juddery wooden boards and raised walkways at…

A new bit of separated cycleway, with a separate island for bus stop patrons

Cycling in Bristol

Well after spending three weeks in Bristol, UK, my time is nearly up. I came to spend time with some colleagues who also do quite a lot of work on sustainable transport issues like cycling, so it’s not surprising that the city has its share of interesting thing cycling-wise on the ground too. Bristol has…