In recent days, the Borough of Poole’s new cycle lanes have been labelled a ‘recipe for disaster’ by Cycling UK. They claim that many of the new lanes around Bournemouth University and the surrounding area have either directed cyclists into oncoming traffic or in the way of pedestrians. Angela Pooley, secretary of Bournemouth Cycling […]
Bournemouth council are teaming up with Bikeability to provide young people between the ages of 10 and 18 with cycle training. The scheme, managed by the Road Safety team and funded by the Department for Transport provides level one and two courses for youngsters. Bournemouth has seen issues with road safety in the past, with […]
SEE MORE: Read: Bournemouth tops cycling casualty statistics. Watch: A day in the life of a Bournemouth cyclist
Follow a student at Bournemouth University as they show the dangers and risks of being a Bournemouth cyclist. SEE MORE: Read: Bournemouth tops cycling casualty statistics. In Pictures: Cycle infrastructure in Bournemouth.
In 2014 alone 113 British pedal cyclists died and 3,401 were seriously injured as a result of road accidents. According to Bournemouth Borough Council statistics, from 2009-2013 there was an average of 150 road accidents in Bournemouth involving pedal cyclists. On 11th November 2015 Bournemouth Council gave ‘The Lansdowne Bournemouth Delivery Plan’ the go-ahead and […]
From New York to Dorset, Buzz tracks the progress of cycle cafes
As Boxhill remains one of the most popular cycling destinations following the 2012 Olympics, the on-going rivalry with its residents continues. Molly Reynolds investigates how the residents and road users of Surrey are feeling.