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Leeds City Council’s Harrogate Road Consultation – Conspiracy against Cycling?

Increasing the number of people cycling, as part of a sustainable transport strategy, is known to be good for the health, economy, and environment of any city.  Cycle-friendly planning is good for property values, retail vitality, local businesses, and “agglomeration”, … Continue reading

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Shipshape and Bristol fashion

Leeds council’s current idea is making Leeds “The Best City”. Officers are starting to consider once-taboo subjects like -whisper it- a proper segregated Dutch-style cycle lane on one city centre road. A senior Council colleague asked “what would the best … Continue reading

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Once more around the Loop, dear friends

Michael Macintyre made fun of Leeds’ Loop Road in a recent stand up sketch –and with good reason (though one might ask why, if he could see the theatre from his hotel, he felt the urge to drive to it … Continue reading

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