Cycling and Sustainable Travel in Nuneaton and Beyond
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Motornormativity from Warwickshire Tory councillors
In a County Council debate on a developer-funded £4.4m road improvement scheme coming to Nuneaton, some Conservative councillors – particularly those local to Nuneaton – showed their anti-cycling, motornormative views and positions.
Narrated Quick Look: A New Shared Use Path and Toucan Crossing
A quick look at the new junction that has been installed on the A47 Long Shoot, Nuneaton, and the new bit of (as yet unconnected) shared use space and toucan crossing. This will eventually form part of a broader high quality cycle route on the A47, though this specific junction predates the plans for the…
The Long Wait for the Long Shoot Cycle Scheme
It has been over a year since Warwickshire County Council last responded to a request for an update on the cycle scheme to run alongside the A47 Long Shoot in Nuneaton. This 1.4km scheme was originally put out to public consultation in early 2021. Since then, general updates from the local authority have been sparse…
Ill-informed cycling comments from councillors
More local Conservative councillors have shown their hostility to enabling modal shift and improving cycling infrastructure in a recent Borough Council Committee session, with comments that are ill-informed and untrue.
Cycling Fail for Junction Redesign
In 2022, Warwickshire County Council redesigned the layout of a rural junction near Ansty – and completely failed to provide anything for cycling. Not even painted lanes and advance stop lines (ASLs). In fact, the new layout is arguably worse than it was for cycling northbound across the junction, given that it presents as a…
Would you want to cycle here?
This short section of Midland Road in Nuneaton is a link between Stoney Road (and the National Cycle Network) and Stanley Road, a residential area and link through to Stockingford. It’s approximately 160 metres in length but has no cycle facilities. This means using what is a busy main road, intimidating as it is, but…
Fiets Podcast 010: Silos in Warwickshire
This time on The Fiets Podcast:a minor works project ignores the impact on cycling and helps highlight the silos present in Warwickshire County Council that hold back active travel.