• Getting you there without costing the Earth

    I just belatedly picked up today’s Guardian and there’s a supplement called ‘Green‘ which is ‘published quarterly and is an independent magazine’. The editorial says what’s in the issue, including ‘assessing the pros and cons of different vehicle choices to get you there without costing the earth’. Marvellous…only, the article is ACTUALLY about new motor […]

  • Contradictions

    It’s interesting how businesses are trying to get onto the “reducing our carbon footprint” bandwagon. Today, on the same page of A4 news I saw the same company announcing: the closure of a building as part of their drive towards reducing carbon emissions; that you could be driving a new SUV by September! More disjointed […]

  • Local Travel Plan 3

    A few notes before I start this post, and hope it doesn’t turn into a rant. I’m really sorry that I’m turning into a transport geek/bore. I think the LTPs are a good thing. I know one of our council transport people a little and she’s brilliant, hard working, and very good at what she […]

  • Flying

    How can it cost £60 to fly and no less than £80 to go on the train. Are we taking money from the railway companies and giving it to the airlines or something?

  • Car Parks and Council Cash

    Swindon Council are working to reduce car usage, so naturally, when considering how to boost the number of people heading into town they...err...encourage people into their cars?!

  • Climate Change News

    You know, it never occurred to me that the term "fossil fuels" contained the word "fossil" and that this is hugely significant.