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Clean Air for all
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Dec 7, 2016.

Traffic survey cameras
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several of these on my commute, one on the Coventry road in Sheldon, There is a yellow box on the ground with a long pole that attaches to lamp post, with small twin camera at the top. Very discreet,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Mar 3, 2016.

Cycling investment - the neysayers who knock this show backward thinking
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Started this discussion. Last reply by James Russell Feb 4, 2016.

Cole Valley Route and Grand Union - we rode and liked
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I rode the Cole Valley route with a friend - we had a very enjoyable  ride this morning. We rode to Chelmsley and then along the river past Babbs Mill and Stechford etc.Then on to the canal cycle…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Nov 29, 2015.

 

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Doug replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
"This film shows plenty of cyclists, pedestrians walking and riding with trams and tram tracks. It shows an urban environment that predates dates the car .- in Stockton on…"
Friday
Doug might attend LS's event

Birmingham Cycle Revolution at Room G01A, 1 Lancaster Circus,

November 23, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) meeting but open to non-members.Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR) is an ambitious plan to make cycling a mainstream form of transport across the city, being a key element of the City Council’s ‘Birmingham Connected’ transport strategy. The strategy has an ambitious target to increase the proportion of cycle trips from the current level of 3%, to 5% by 2023 and 10% by 2033, through the development of a high quality city wide cycle…See More
Nov 14, 2017
Doug replied to LS's discussion Protect Birmingham Cyclists Petition
"Signed - great petition"
Nov 8, 2017
Doug replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"We have just had the Birmingham Cycle Revolution Autumn and Winter cycling programme delivered to our workplace. Lots of lead rides and events going on and very informative - however without cycle routes being considered and prioritised -…"
Oct 31, 2017
Doug replied to LS's discussion Bike Hire scheme
"Yes it puts a cart before the horse, however this may encourage the city into a splurge creating short city cycle routes for the bikes so they connect. When we have so little it should be seen as a place to start."
Oct 17, 2017
Doug replied to ian robathan's discussion 2026 Transport plan
"Andy Street face booked strong pro cycling comments during his Mayor campaign - I received them. I don't think it was insincere - but I will write him as I agree he may need reminding"
Sep 21, 2017

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What sort of riding do you do?
Leisure Sport & Commute
Where do you live?
Solihull
Tell us about your bike(s)
Carrera subway to commute / Cube GTC race for leisure and race / Ribble TT bike
About me
Living in West Mids for 22 years,

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Dave Cox replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
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Robert replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
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City cycling - Vancouver have it about right

This video about joined up transport thinking and cycling in Vancouver should be a must-see for all…See More
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Robert replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
Saturday
David smart is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
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Doug replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
"This film shows plenty of cyclists, pedestrians walking and riding with trams and tram tracks. It…"
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On Your Bike posted a discussion

January Sale - Up to 40% off bikes, e-bikes, 30% off all clothing and footwear

Lots of bargains to be had on bikes across all price ranges and styles plus 30% off all clothing…See More
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Hugh Willliams is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
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LS updated an event

Edgbaston Tunnel Closure at Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Edgbaston

January 22, 2018 at 8am to March 30, 2018 at 4pm
Towpath widening works through the tunnel.Start and end dates have changed twice  (so far).See More
Jan 8
LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Closure is now 22nd January until 16th March again.  So it was going to take a week longer…"
Jan 8
LS replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
"I've ridden the tram route from Stephenson Street to Colmore Row loads of times and will be…"
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