Fact-finding Tour of London – the new paradigm

On Saturday 11th June members of the forum travelled to London to experience first-hand the new East-West and North-South fully segregated cycleways. We were extremely fortunate to have infrastructure expert and blogger Mark Treasure as our guide for the day. Our tour began at Farringdon station, currently the northern-most extension of the N-S route. We headed south […]

The benefits of dedicated cycleways

A ride-through of Manchester’s new dedicated cycleways highlights the benefits for people who don’t want to cycle amongst motor traffic.

Fact-finding Tour of London – Saturday 11th June

UPDATE: A group from Horsham will be taking the 9:49 from Horsham to Farringdon. Meet at Horsham station at 9:30. With the completion of London’s brand new fully-segregated cycleways criss-crossing the capital there’s now a chance to experience first-hand how properly designed facilities can release the enormous potential of cycling. We’re organising a fact-finding tour […]

Horsham residents protest at lack of safe cycle lanes on Parsonage Road

This Friday (11th Dec) Horsham residents gathered opposite the new development on Parsonage Road to show their frustration at the lack of safe cycle lanes. 1.5m cycle lanes were promised by the developer to mitigate the impact of 160 new homes being built on the old Novartis site. These have not been delivered. Instead, narrow 70cm […]

Parsonage Road – Where’s our cycle lanes?

Essential safety improvements promised as part of the development of the former Novartis site on Parsonage Road have not been delivered. The provision of 1.5m cycle lanes was a key part of the developer’s proposal to mitigate the effects of the additional traffic generated by 160 new homes and the widening of the road to […]

Horsham east-west cycle route – WS County Times article

Thursday’s West Sussex County Times (22 Oct 2015) has a Special Investigation into the safety issues of the LSTF east-west cycle route together with a leader on the missed opportunity the route offered. There is also an article on the new Albion Way pedestrian crossing. (Click to expand images.)

Horsham east-west cycle route snagging list sent to WSCC

A snagging list of minor issues identified with the east-west cycle route has been sent to WSCC. The list can be viewed here. It should be noted that this is not a list of all the problems with the route, but simply a list of issues which affect the use of the route and can […]

Horsham’s east-west cycle route – full ride report

Fine weather on Saturday 3rd October created ideal conditions for around 25 people to ride Horsham’s brand new east-west cycle route and see for themselves where £320,000 of Local Sustainable Transport Fund money has been spent. Executive summary For people to use a cycle route it must be safe, convenient, direct and attractive. It must […]

Dutchells Copse/Riverside Walk link path now open

This path which has been championed by Councillor Andrew Baldwin and links Dutchells Copse to the Riverside Walk has now been built. Although only 2m wide (it should have been a minimum of 3m to meet guidance) the path has been transformed and is now easy to ride, even uphill. We welcome the new shared […]

Ride the new east-west cycle route – Saturday 3rd October 1:30pm

Did you know that West Sussex County Council was given £320,000 of Local Sustainable Transport funding to create a brand new cycle route linking the east of Horsham with the west? Has it lived up to its promise? Join us for a family-friendly, leisurely ride to find out. Meet outside Forest School on Comptons Lane […]