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A highway engineer's adventures in time & space. The street is not too narrow, your imagination is too narrow. Runs writes for
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 6m
Replying to @TomBHarrison
No idea! Just trying the read the notice!
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Pedal Me 9m
Client: "You're doing the work of 40 drivers" (with 12 riders) That's why you need big bikes, and pros to ride them.
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 11m
***** Modal filter on Eyre Street Hill between approaching Clerkenwell Road KLAXON *****
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Jeremy Vine 2h
This was a great day. I ❤️, the charity which seeks to help people with disabilities go cycling. Isabelle is their director and she invited me to come cycling with her. The experience was a revelation and it was great to meet her.
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 13m
Very 😁 actually, a serious design point at the end when Isabelle was looking for a dropped kerb. This is why I bang on about having 30° kerbs between the footway and the cycle track to allow *everyone* to join or leave the cycle track when they need to.
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 20m
Of course. You can stay on the road.
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 21m
do in my view because links are easy. We have to somewhere and Cambridge is the best place in the UK to try this. It's taken 7 years since the original TRL trials. The costs are a concern, but we also spend tens of millions on motorway junctions.
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 24m
I've a roundabout blog planned, but I'm going to get over the see this first. It's pretty close to a Dutch urban roundabout with UK adjustments. If there's a failing it's because there isn't a complete network solution, but starting with main junctions is the best thing to
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Owen Hatherley 6h
love to see we're still using the phrase 'bonfire of red tape' after the last 'bonfire' led to 70+ people being killed, in a fire
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 1h
Sadly that's a different account
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GDCI 1h
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 1h
Replying to @joelcacooney
WTF?!
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The Ranty Highwayman #BuildBackBetter 2h
This. All. Day. Long.
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Richard Watts #STAYSAFE 6h
THREAD: I'm really pleased with the support that we're getting for our People Friendly Streets programme. Lots of people are getting in touch to say how much they want a scheme and how the existing ones are great. But there are some things doing the rounds that need rebutting:
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Hackney Cyclist 2h
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Susan Claris 2h
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Neither did I - but always hoped that would be the case. Strengthens the case for
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CHAIRRDRF 3h
My update on Active Travel in the time of on Tuesday's is already getting pretty full! Do tweet any significant changes in your locality (preferably with link & photo). And e-mail on ideaswithbeers@gmail.com to attend on Zoom at 5 pm sharp.
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Angry People in Local Newspapers 3h
Thirty weeks? They’ll have resorted to cannibalism by then.
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Michael Barratt 3h
Good work by CS2 maintaining cycling and walking during works.
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