Tagged: Sustainable Transport

A Breath of Fresh Air

Plans put forward by three North East councils to rapidly reduce air pollution are a golden opportunity to forge a sustainable transport system. Wednesday saw the start of a ten...

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...

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