Monthly Archives: July 2014
Local press confirms Council rethink over pedestrianisation after hearing my Equality Streets presentation.
“We have to get away from the patronising view that the state knows better than the individual,” stated Chancellor, George Osborne, on 21 July 2014, “about how to spend its money.” He was referring to pensions reform, and is still … Continue reading
It’s a mark of the low esteem in which transport is held that Patrick McLoughlin, transport secretary, retained his role in the recent reshuffle. He thinks most if not all accidents are caused by mobile phone use. I heard him … Continue reading
The current traffic system, founded on the anti-social idea of priority, embodies a culture of violence and intimidation. It encourages intolerance and inappropriate speeds, denying infinite filtering opportunities and expressions of fellow feeling. Priority produces a “need” for expensive, vexatious … Continue reading