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A Glasgow excursion - the Cycling Embassy AGM's third infrastructure safari

In the middle of September, the Embassy descended on Glasgow for our AGM. As part of the weekend's events, we were escorted around the city for our traditional Infrastructure Safaris, kindly organised by GoBike(link is external). A big thanks to them! 

Guest Post - Some Observations on Play at Critical Mass

This guest post is about the renovation of London's Critical Mass by an inspiring new generation of cyclists. Pearl Ahrens studies at UCL and tweets at PearlMRAhrens.
Photos by Lee Pelayo. 

A Glasgow excursion - the Cycling Embassy AGM's second infrastructure safari

In September the Embassy descended on Glasgow for our AGM. As part of the weekend's events, we were escorted around the city for our traditional Infrastructure Safaris, kindly organised by GoBike. A big thanks to them! 

Our second infrastructure safari started at our venue, the Whisky Bond, to the north of the city centre, and would take us out to the west, returning to the centre via the 'Bridge to Nowhere'.

A Glasgow excursion - the Cycling Embassy AGM's first infrastructure safari

The weekend before last, the Embassy descended on Glasgow for our AGM. As part of the weekend's events, we were escorted around the city for our traditional Infrastructure Safaris, kindly organised by GoBike. A big thanks to them! 

Our first infrastructure safari - led by Andy Preece - started at the Glasgow Central station, and would take us on a potted tour of various parts of the city centre.

The Great Big Faint Signs of Progress Bike Blog Roundup

It's almost as if they knew we were coming: with the Cycling Embassy AGM venturing north of the border to Glasgow - where we may get to sample some of the delights showcased by Glasgow Cycle Infra Day - the Scottish government announced it was doubling spending on active tr

The Great Big Paint is No Protection Bike Blog Roundup

Before we start this blog roundup - a reminder that the Cycling Embassy AGM will be on the 16th & 17th September in Glasgow with (more details here) - and here's a little taster of what the city has on offer to get you in the mood

The Great Big 'Cycling Menace' Bike Blog Roundup

The big - and almost entirely unavoidable - news last week was of course that prosecution, and the inevitable fall-out.

The Great Big Balance what Balance Bike Blog Roundup

There was a bit of a 'big picture' feel to the bike (and transport and urbanism generally) blogs this week - starting with the myth of balance among all modes of transport and the idea that pluraity means giving more and more space for cars rather than excluding them from cities altogether.

The Great Big Fighting over Crumbs Bike Blog Roundup

If there was a lesson this week from the Putney Bridge jogger incident (apart from the fact that commentators will shoe-horn in imprecations about cyclists whatever the issue) it's that we are building in conflict on narrow pavements because we aren't prepared to take space away from cars even though it is motorised traffic that is causing the real problems and if we want

The Great Big It's Good to Breathe Bike Blog Roundup

Every week, we include many links in these roundups showing how bikes in general (and cycling infrastructure in particular) are a Good Thing, helping to solve many of our modern problems - whether it's rebuilding your city and community after a devastating hurricane, reducing stress levels by up to half, or

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