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Cycling Questions and Answers from the Mayor of London: February 2010

With thanks to the Greater London Authority, here are the cycling-related questions put to the Mayor of London, and his answers, for the month of February 2010.

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We’re all Aristoteleans now

Nigel Warburton, whose Philosophy Bites is among the brightest stars in the podcasting firmament, appeared on The Bike Show late last year, with materials scientist Mark Miodownik in a discussion about the talking about the physics and ethics of running red lights. In the current issue of Prospect Magazine, he takes a deeper look at […]

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Cycling Questions and Answers from the Mayor of London: January 2010

With thanks to the Greater London Authority, here are the cycling-related questions put to the Mayor of London, and his answers, for the month of January 2010.

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Mayor’s Question Time: Cycling (December)

With thanks to the office of Jenny Jones AM, here is the monthly digest of questions and answers to the Mayor that are relevant to cycling.

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Red light means go (or does it?)

Should cyclists stop at red lights? Why do we feel such a strong urge to keep rolling? Should our behavior be guided by the law of the land or the laws of common courtesy? What would Isaac Newton and Thomas Aquinas have to say about the matter? Bringing their expertise to a discussion of the […]

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The physics of running red lights

It’s the Christmas silly season and newspapers are again rounding on cyclists (aka ‘lycra louts’) for running red lights and putting other road users at risk. Never mind the lack of any hard evidence of injuries or deaths caused by cyclists running red lights, it’s a story that appears to please news and online editors, […]

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Mayor’s Question Time: Cycling (November)

With thanks to the office of Jenny Jones AM, here is the monthly digest of cycling Q&A to the Mayor, for the month of November 2009.

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