So, when on your bike today, as part of your commute, group ride, or just popping down the street for some milk, take a photograph of that piece of infrastructure that you like, as well as one of that makes you curse every time you use it or pass it. Continue reading “Today is #GlasgowCycleInfraDay18”
Come along to the GoBike, Strathclyde Cycle Campaigns Call for Action day, where we will be showcasing our recent campaigning activity and successes and find out how you can get involved, as well as shape our current campaigns:
As cycle campaigners, it is often the bad and dangerous, or more often than not, the lack of cycling infrastructure that we shout about. However, there is also some infrastructure around that we actually really do like, and would love to see more of.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Cycling Embassy of Great Britain updated their Insert Loved One Here image creator, to enable people to show their love for genuinely good cycling infrastructure. Here in Glasgow, we decided to take make this physical, and had some stencils created with a love heart and the #iloh hashtag. An intrepid group of GoBike volunteers took to the rather chilly streets on the evening of the 13th of February, so that Glasgow could wake up the next morning to find a little bit of cycling infrastructure love. Here, we show you the bits we chose and why. Continue reading “#iloh the Good”
Armed with bright orange spray chalk and some laser cut stencils, two teams adventured on their bikes to the roads of Glasgow.
Tonights aim was to highlight some sections of infrastructure we have that are not just bad but are actually dangerous. Here’s a run down of some of the areas we tagged. Continue reading “#iloh – The Dangerous”
So tomorrow is the day we take a photo on Ingram Street for #HowMuchSpace. Below is a rough schedule for the morning. It is going to be a very fluid 45 minutes, but hopefully everyone will have a wee bit of a laugh in the process. Ultimately we hope to have an image that shows how much space is needed to move a number of people by car or bikes in a recognisable part of Glasgow.
#HowMuchSpace Very Rough Schedule
10:00 Congregate at GoMA
10:15 Group Photo in Front of GoMA
10:16 Go to “Car” Positions marked out along Ingram Street
10:30 Take “Car” Photo
10:31 All those in “cars” then line up along Ingram Street
10:40 Take bike photo
10:41 Any other cyclist join the line of bikes along Ingram Street
10:43 Take Final Photo
If time, everyone spreads out to fill Ingram Street and Take Final Final Photo
10:45 Depart for the start of HSBC City Ride
Tomorrow should be a good day for being out on a bike in the centre of Glasgow.