Tag Archives: Martin Cassini
Last week I finished a draft edit of a film about Poynton, a community thriving again after liberation from decades of oppressive traffic engineering. More material needs to be shot, so it’s still a couple of months away from publication, but … Continue reading
The conclusion I meant to draw about the amber light and hidden pedestrian was that given no lights and no traffic light poles obscuring the view and concealing the pedestrian, I would have been driving according to human context rather … Continue reading
The programme is OK, but I’ve written better about the subject elsewhere. This summary on the BBC website had 1034 comments when I last looked. I have only skimmed a few, but it’s surprising to see the widespread support there still … Continue reading
My talk in Radio 4′s Four Thought series goes out this week. I spoke ad lib, and now, after the event, about all I can remember is what I forgot to say or could have said better!
This week, at the invitation of a business group, I was in Kilkenny, Ireland, taking stock and sharing my views about traffic (see this in The Irish Times). Kilkenny is a lovely place, made unlovely by traffic queuing at unnecessary … Continue reading
The Commons Environment Committee has confirmed something we already knew: that annually there are 4,000 premature deaths in London attributable to poor air quality caused largely by traffic. Nationwide, the figure is 30,000. Also quoted on The Today Programme was the … Continue reading
The outgoing transport minister didn’t even reply to my overtures when the Coalition took office. Any hope that his replacement, Justine Greening, would present an open ear were scotched when she said on R4 that transport “offers great challenges and opportunities, … Continue reading
Interesting to see authorities and media lumped together in this Guardian piece about the Wall St protests. I’ve been doing it for some time re. my efforts at traffic system reform, which are falling on stony ground in both government … Continue reading
Traffic lights are being installed at a T-junction near Bideford despite my proposal for a less expensive, safer FiT (filter-in-turn) solution. Story here.