Active travel

Really really nicely written and worth reading!

the magic jug

We all know that we have a growing obesity crisis in this country.  We all know that traffic congestion is getting worse, and that the fumes (and invisible particulates) are poisoning our air and ourselves.  We all know that the more traffic there is, the less safe we feel walking  or cycling around and even more so letting our children walk or cycle around.  So what are we doing to break into this vicious cycle?

My recent encounter with the M4 and other busy roads as I walked along the Kennet and Avon canal left me thinking a lot about alternatives to motorised transport, and the daily choices we make.

I’ve pretty much given up hope of our government (at either a national or especially my local level) doing anything about it.

Which leaves me.  Myself.  I.  To take action to try to make things different.

One thing most of…

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