Category Archives: 20s Plenty or Worthing

Worthing’s Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

You could easily argue that we live in what is probably the worst town in the worst county with regard to cycling, cycling infrastructure and the statistics for killed or seriously injured. Of course, there is always an upside to … Continue reading

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Worthing – a driving utopia

Worthing is a wonderful town in a beautiful county. Or should I say it was. In 2006 James Brathewaite, the head of SEEDA (South East Economic Development Association) addressed most of our borough councillors and prominent local business owners in … Continue reading

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Do you cycle on the pavement?

Do you cycle on the pavement? I do. Sometimes I just want to enjoy my ride home without the fear that it might be my last. West Sussex may lack cycling infrastructure but it has plenty of pavements. You may … Continue reading

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What chance for the future of cycling in Worthing? And I apologise for riding my bike.

I have written here before that drivers only see what they want to see. They look for gaps and consequently don’t see what is in them: you or me on our bikes. Last night I witnessed that this myopic approach … Continue reading

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Road safety in Worthing

I wrote the piece below and was wondering how I could prĂ©cis it so that it could appear in the Worthing Herald when I got news that a friend, who days before I had said that he ought to get … Continue reading

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Safer roads for Worthing remains a possibility after local County Councillor backing.

Everyday someone says to me that they would like to cycle in Worthing but that they are frightened by the roads and traffic. So, with their and my fears in my mind I attended a jam pack and lively West … Continue reading

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What is it with British drivers?

A couple of weeks ago I went to London (Teddington). It was quite a joyous experience despite the fact that I was driving. It was a Sunday and from Dorking on there were bikes everywhere. The closer we got to … Continue reading

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