Feedback now on the Allestree Park Urban Rewilding project

The, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust led, consultation process for deciding on what should be part of the Allestree Park urban rewilding project continues and it is important that anyone who would like to make use of the Park in the future ensure that they submit their preferences. In particular, as Derby Cycling Group, we’re keen that… Continue reading Feedback now on the Allestree Park Urban Rewilding project

Allestree Park plans

There is currently an opportunity to give your views on how the plans for rewilding Allestree Park need to incorporate safe and high quality ways to walk, cycle and use public transport to reach the Park from all directions. We’ve been in discussions with the local Councils and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust to consider cycle routes… Continue reading Allestree Park plans

Derby and Derbyshire rating is 1/4 for Active Travel

Active Travel England (the Government body responsible for building Active Travel capabilities across the country) have rated each Local Authority on their capabilities (with regard to active travel). The scoring was out of 4 and no Local Authority has achieved the maximum. Both Derby and Derbyshire achieved a score of 1 out of 4 which… Continue reading Derby and Derbyshire rating is 1/4 for Active Travel

Route Planning for Night-time

An ongoing issue for local (and national) planning of cycle routes is that an attractive route during the day may become unattractive at night time due to lack of lighting, perceived dangers, the relative lack of other users, etc. There are a number of routing applications (websites, apps) such as RidewithGPS, Komoot, Strava, Google, …… Continue reading Route Planning for Night-time

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