The UK’s urban transport systems lag behind the best in Europe because our transport policy-makers are too timid, too old and too male-dominated, and don’t have enough cash to spend, according to a new book by John Whitelegg – see
Whitelegg has stated the obvious but who is going to listen. There’s none so deaf as those who don’t want to hear.
How does this sit with the cycling revolution Boris plans for London – see
….and is planned for other cities – see
I’m a supreme optimist but…….
‘There is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, no more dangerous than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of those who would benefit from the preservation of the old system and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would benefit from the new one’. [Niccolo Machavelli (1469 -1527)]
Cyclists! Its time to speak up.