Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Grant Shapps has hit out at ‘unused’ cycle lanes clogging up traffic – blaming some town halls for misusing special funds for ‘green’ transport. The Transport Secretary declared he was ‘not prepared to tolerate’ badly designed road closures that led to traffic being ‘backed up’.  He also vented his fury at new cycle lanes that … Read more Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Grant Shapps has hit out at ‘unused’ cycle lanes clogging up traffic – blaming some town halls for misusing special funds for ‘green’ transport. The Transport Secretary declared he was ‘not prepared to tolerate’ badly designed road closures that led to traffic being ‘backed up’.  He also vented his fury at new cycle lanes that … Read more Grant Shapps admits too many new cycle lanes are ‘unused’

Two chemicals in Earth’s ‘primordial soup’ created the first ever Krebs cycle

Metabolism is a key process in living things that enables fuel to be turned into energy, but its evolutionary origin is a long-standing enigma.   Now, a study by US researchers has found a simple reaction between two chemicals, called glyoxylate and pyruvate, in Earth’s primordial soup billions of years ago may have led to the … Read more Two chemicals in Earth’s ‘primordial soup’ created the first ever Krebs cycle

CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS: Mayor, your cycle lanes are killing my London

Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner but I love whizzing around London town. Get me behind the wheel of my (fully electric) car and – toot toot! – I’m practically Mr Toad. I gaze through the windscreen with a huge smile on my face as I whir through the city. I adore every chimney pot … Read more CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS: Mayor, your cycle lanes are killing my London

CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS: Mayor, your cycle lanes are killing my London

Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner but I love whizzing around London town. Get me behind the wheel of my (fully electric) car and – toot toot! – I’m practically Mr Toad. I gaze through the windscreen with a huge smile on my face as I whir through the city. I adore every chimney pot … Read more CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS: Mayor, your cycle lanes are killing my London

Fury as pop-up cycle lanes set up in £33m London scheme lie empty

Pop-up cycle lanes set up as part a £225million plan to get Britain moving again are lying empty while traffic is squeezing onto narrowed streets, bringing the capital to a halt, it can be revealed. MailOnline visited some of the key cycle lanes across the country at the height of the rush hour to gauge … Read more Fury as pop-up cycle lanes set up in £33m London scheme lie empty

Fury as FIRE ENGINE gets stuck in new cycle lane put in as part of Covid-friendly traffic measures

Footage has emerged of a fire engine becoming stuck in a road block, put in place to create a ‘Covid friendly’ cycle lanes, as furious residents up and down the country continue to rage against similar schemes – dubbed a ‘war on motorists’. The video shows the blue-lit emergency vehicle wedged between a wooden planter … Read more Fury as FIRE ENGINE gets stuck in new cycle lane put in as part of Covid-friendly traffic measures

Fury as FIRE ENGINE gets stuck in new cycle lane put in as part of Covid-friendly traffic measures

Footage has emerged of a fire engine becoming stuck in a road block, put in place to create a ‘Covid friendly’ cycle lanes, as furious residents up and down the country continue to rage against similar schemes – dubbed a ‘war on motorists’. The video shows the blue-lit emergency vehicle wedged between a wooden planter … Read more Fury as FIRE ENGINE gets stuck in new cycle lane put in as part of Covid-friendly traffic measures

Berlin’s left-wing officials are ordered to remove cycle lanes installed during pandemic by court

Berlin’s administrative court has ordered the city’s left-wing officials to remove cycle lanes that have been installed throughout the city during the pandemic. The court ruled that Covid-19 was unfairly used by officials as an excuse to push through their ‘traffic agenda’.  Germany’s Alternative for Germany (AfD) party filed an urgent motion which argued that the … Read more Berlin’s left-wing officials are ordered to remove cycle lanes installed during pandemic by court

Outraged residents whose street was turned into cycle lane stunned after protest signs removed

Fuming residents whose street was blocked off so it could be turned into a two-lane bike path have been left stunned after signs they put up in protest were removed  by ‘jobsworth’ council officials – who feared they could injure cyclists. The wood boards were put up by disgruntled locals in Poole, Dorset, after their entire … Read more Outraged residents whose street was turned into cycle lane stunned after protest signs removed