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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…"
Jan 12
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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Keith Dodds replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Who's wondering if they could bunny hop down all that now :-)"
1 hour ago
Peter Leadbetter is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
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LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"I think it will open on Friday 18th May if not sooner."
5 hours ago
UoB Smartmover replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It's not due to open for another…"
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LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It wasn't two hours ago.  "
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On Your Bike replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Hello Does anyone know if the towpath is open now? Thanks Adam"
22 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
"Is there any hope of getting anyone from BCC to get involved in this? Any ideas anyone. It's…"
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Andrew George replied to Andrew George's discussion Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter
"Hello LS, Thanks very much! I replied to that consultation when it was open, as there's a…"
Sunday
LS replied to Andrew George's discussion Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter
"There are 3 stands on the edge of Golden Square behind Rose Villa Tavern. Some at the train/metro…"
Friday
Andrew George posted a discussion

Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter

Hello everyone!I'm hoping to tap into other's knowledge of cycle parking in and around the city…See More
Apr 13
LS posted events
Apr 12
Kim replied to LS's discussion A38 Work to start end of February
"I went and found the original artist's impression, and that just showed magic paint, which is…"
Apr 12
LS replied to LS's discussion A38 Work to start end of February
"I noticed it looks like it will be raised about a foot above the grass and wonder if there will be…"
Apr 11
Kim replied to LS's discussion A38 Work to start end of February
"Some photos of current progress on twitter:…"
Apr 11
Former Highwayman replied to Dave Cox's discussion City Centre Road Improvements good for buses but neglect cycling and walking
"Thanks for the feedback Gents!"
Apr 11
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Trains and Bikes -- Severn Valley Railway
"Thanks everyone - some really helpful tips!"
Apr 9

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