Why are taxpayers funding charities trying to rid the roads of cars?

[ad_1] EXCLUSIVE: British authorities have paid eco-campaigners hundreds of millions  Have YOUR neighbours built a ‘parklet?’: Email [email protected]  Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been funneled into charities who have helped push through blanket 20mph traffic zones and campaigned for hated LTNs and parklets – to the fury of Tory MPs.  In the financial years of … Read more

Jumbo-Visma’s Nathan van Hooydonck hospitalised following traffic accident – Eurosport

[ad_1] Jumbo-Visma rider Nathan van Hooydonck has been taken to hospital following a car accident, his team have said in a statement. Jumbo-Visma said: “We can confirm that earlier today our rider Nathan van Hooydonck became unwell while driving his car, leading to his involvement in a traffic accident. “He was subsequently transported to the … Read more

Can Manila’s cycling boom survive a return to car traffic?

[ad_1] This story was co-published with Rappler, a Philippines-based online news publication. Tina Batalla had owned a bicycle for many years. But it wasn’t until the pandemic that the then-21-year-old university student really started using it to get around Metro Manila after a friend invited her out on a rainy day ride in June 2020. … Read more

New active travel survey to look at walking and cycling safety in Aberdeenshire

[ad_1] Aberdeenshire Council is seeking community feedback on a proposed new active travel route linking Ellon, Foveran and Newburgh. The aim of the project is to provide a safe route which will help increase accessibility between nearby settlements in the Formartine area and encourage a shift in travel choices to more walking and cycling. It … Read more

Sunday’s triathlon will cause traffic issues around Key Biscayne

[ad_1] Residents and workers coming or leaving the island on Sunday might want to plan your travel around a triathlon that morning. The event will begin at 7 a.m. at Crandon Park with an ocean swim, followed by a bike ride along northbound Crandon Boulevard and west bound Rickenbacker Causeway, to go over the William … Read more

Rishi Sunak wants review of local traffic-reduction schemes

[ad_1] LONDON — Local schemes to reduce traffic in some U.K. neighborhoods will be reviewed by the central government as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak leans into concerns about the impact of pollution-cutting measures on motorists. The U.K. government on Sunday announced that it would be reviewing so-called Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs), although added that it … Read more