StopSwapGo is an initiative by Essex County Council to encourage more people to leave their cars at home and walk, cycle or take the bus… Read More »The StopSwapGo initiative from Essex County Council
In November the new Essex Climate Action Commission published its Interim Report (general info; report itself). First impressions suggest that they are serious about making big changes, and… Read More »Essex Climate Action Commission: Interim Report – our reactions
After my last blog on the new Whipps Cross junction, our journey towards London continues with a brief survey of the new cycle traffic lights… Read More »Tales of a Cycling Commuter 2: Lea Bridge Road lights
Some enterprising residents, from Chigwell Residents’ Association, the Parish Council, and Epping Forest Transport Action Group (EFTAG), have seen some opportunities for some exciting safe… Read More »A new cycling and walking network for Chigwell?
Cycling infrastructure broadly falls into two categories: ‘stuff that you use to go somewhere’ and ‘stuff that you use when you arrive’. Our first two… Read More »Rubbish Infrastructure of the Month 3: Job Centre Bike Rack
The twists and turns of an occasional cycle-commuter between Chigwell and the West End November 2020: Whipps Cross Wishlist Coming in from Chigwell, my heart… Read More »Tales of a Cycling Commuter 1: Whipps Cross Wishlist
Since the start of the pandemic, Essex Highways has done almost nothing to tackle the emergency across most of our district. So we wrote to Councillor Kevin Bentley, who is the member of the Essex County Council Cabinet with responsibility for highways and infrastructure, to find out what’s going on.
District councillors and county councillors must work together with Essex Highways to deliver a bid for currently available government money which would make real and… Read More »A golden opportunity for Epping Forest!