Photos by Lionel Shapiro • Adam Thorpe, from the Design Against Crime Research Centre at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, gave a presentation about the Bikeoff Project he has been working on. • 80,000 bicycles were stolen last year in London alone. Studies have shown that of the 22% of all cyclists… [Read More]
Barry Mason, coordinator of Southwark Cyclists talked to us about how we might collaborate with Living Streets.
Matt Seaton gave a thoughtful talk about cycling now: the changing culture in which we live is beginning to promote a culture of cycling. Examples: At TfL conference at Canary Wharf he saw many bikes and bike racks: 12 years ago, none. Rose Ades’ work for Ken Livingstone. Cycling Demonstration Towns. First bicycle film festival…. [Read More]
Helen introduced Lynn Sloman, our speaker, to the meeting. Lynn has been a transport campaigner for fourteen years, involved with organizations such as the Camden Transport Forum, Transport 2000 (where she was Assistant Director for ten years) and most recently Cycling England. Her book, Car Sick: Solutions for Our Car-Addicted Culture, has just been published…. [Read More]
Dave started by outlining the purpose and character of the consultation process. With many different users and user groups, some will inevitably be disappointed by the final outcome, but it is still important to gather in as many views as possible. The first thing that is done in dealing with replies to a consultation is… [Read More]
By Meade McCloughan, photos Lionel Shapiro
The management of road safety:
Risk Compensation versus the obedient automaton theory of human behaviour