I may be the only person thinking this way, but I am LOVING this snow fall. First of all, I should say that there has only been a few inches in Suffolk, and that we are not suffering anything like as badly as other parts of the UK. Earlier this year, I got a GT […]
The Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Phillip Hammond, announced to Parliament yesterday (26th October 2010) that the £25 million major scheme bid has been approved. Known officially as “Ipswich – transport fit for the 21st century”, this will provide improvements in traffic flow and management around Ipswich, including the upgrades of several cycle routes. […]
Suffolk County Council are conducting a survey to assist with an update of the Ipswich station travel plan.
Announcement about the next Cycle Ipswich meeting.
As part of Fleet: Art in the Haven Ports, aclaimed Young British Artist Gavin Turk, a contemporary of Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, organised a 17 mile ride from Ipswich’s maritime to Felixstowe’s Languard Fort.
If ever proof was needed of the effectiveness the Tim Steinberg’s MySociety experiment, it will be in my recent experiences of the FixMyStreet.com website. Following discussion with Des P, we agreed that something needed to be done with the kerb at the top of St Nicholas Street. So on June 28th, I logged onto www.fixmystreet.com […]
Millions of children in this country want to cycle to school. Nationally, only 2% do. A 2008 Sustrans study showed that the local Kesgrave High School as a UK leader with over 60% of children cycling to school. So why are other local schools not following Kesgrave’s example?
Reasons to Ride #2 – riding a bike makes you happy Purely on a physiological level, outdoor pursuits increase your body’s production of Serotonin, a natural hormone that gives a feel good factor. Riding feels good! If you use the bike to work scheme, you can make yourself happy by beating the taxman. Discounts on […]
We are pleased to present the report on the 2010 Cycle Ipswich member survey. Click here to download the survey report in PDF format.
According to the DfT “Cycling for a sustainable future” 23 percent of car trips are less than 2 miles – a distance that can be cycled in less than 15 minutes. It’s both sustainable and more convenient to do these trips on a bike that in a car. Worried that you can’t fit a weekly […]