Walking is good for both health and the environment.
Here are a few ideas upon what might be done to encourage
people to use their feet.
– Install Pedestrian Shelters at all traffic lights.
The is nothing worst that just waiting & waiting in the rain
for the lights to change in order that one might walk
across the road.
– Make all Traffic Lights work with a Pedestrian
Preference, and timed so that one came reach the
diagonally opposite part of the road junction.
– Larger and more luggage racks on all buses.
This would encourage more people to go shopping via the
– No VAT or Purchase tax upon Backpacks, Walking Shoes or
– A crackdown upon all those who cause obstructions upon
the pavements, or who pavement park.
This is something which the UK Pedestrian Association has
been campaigning upon for many a year.
For more ideas upon how walking may be improved: –
See the website for
The International Federation of Pedestrians (IFP)
If you really want to find out what is happening to the
energy market, and what’s just about to the environment,
then read on: –
The price of Coal has really risen over the last few months.
There can only be two reactions to this information.
Either it’s a ‘nice little earner’,
We Have a Lot of Trouble ahead.
Charlton Heston died a week back.
I would never describe him as a great actor, but he did
appear in one really remarkable film:
Soylent Green. ( 1973 ).
Soylent Green is a film set within a future that has suffered
an ecological disaster. Food is sort, and there are other major
Yesterday I watched a 2006 film :
Flood is loosely based upon a Richard Doyle book.
It is about a surge tide which coincides with a spring tide.
The Thames barrier is raised, but it does not work,
& Cockney Land ( London ) suffers a major flood.
This is a timely film while sea levels rise as the result of
I notice that April 24th is ‘Walk to Work Day’.
Lets hope it works, & that a lot of people start to think about
the health & environmental benefits this will give.
We really do need more people to think about how saving
the environment is their personal responsibility.
Here are a few Ideas which might help to save the
environment, and improve transport for us all.
Continue reading Helping to Improve Transport for Us All.