Tagged: Sustainable Transport

E-bike Maintenance

E-bikes are trouble-free but like all bicycles, they require regular maintenance. For years I’ve owned bikes that were best described as ‘cheap and cheerful’. When a bike doesn’t owe you...

E-bike Diary – Summer

It’s nearly a year since I bought my e-bike. My partner skeptically assumed it was just an expensive toy, but I’ve surprised her, and myself! Regular readers will already know...

The Air We Breathe

Tackling air pollution gives us a great opportunity to improve the quality and sustainability of our cities. Air pollution has dominated the news headlines over the last few months. The...

Freewheeling in Newcastle

Cycle training is a key ingredient in promoting sustainable travel, as I discovered on two cycle courses for adults. Readers will know I’m a big fan of utility cycling, and...

Transform your commute with an e-bike

Can electric bikes make sustainable commuting more attractive? After a week’s trial of an e-bike I’ve found that cycling to work can be both easy and enjoyable. Wednesday is ‘Cycle to...

EcoFest 2016

The region’s first EcoFest celebrated the best of low-impact living in the North East. Last Sunday saw the region’s largest Vegan Festival bring a new flavour to the Metro Radio...

Co-wheels Car Club

Durham-based car club Co-wheels is driving progress in sustainable transport. Earlier this year, we asked if you could ‘Ditch the Car’. Car ownership is costly on the environment and our...

Could You Ditch the Car?

Car ownership is costly on the environment and our pockets. Transport blending could help you to ditch the car in favour of more sustainable travel choices. Twice in the last...

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