It is joyous to cycle fear-free down the middle of a road. It is a boost to mental and physical health, the fresh air, the bird song, the pure pleasure of physically activity. Life is intensely better with fewer cars around. We have the proof now that when the surroundings are safer, people will cycle. The challenge now is to not slip backwards but to engage public and political will to make, first, temporary changes and then permanent improvements.
Herald 17th April 2020 read more »