Tag Archive for 'Guernsey commuting'

Celebrate Cycle to Work Week from 22 to 26 May 2017

May 17th, 2017 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

Guernsey Bicycle Group is proud to support Cycle to Work Week from 22 to 26 May 2017. It’s the perfect excuse to dust off the bike, pump up the tyres, lubricate the chain (if necessary), and take the bicycle for a spin. Cycle to Work Week is a great opportunity to join the many Guernsey people […]

Guernsey deputies enjoy the many benefits of owning an electric bike

October 30th, 2014 by Richard Lord

With the adoption by the States of Guernsey of a new transport strategy, several deputies have changed their travel habits in Guernsey by investing in electric bicycles. Five States of Guernsey deputies: Yvonne Burford, Roger Domaille, Michelle Le Clerc, Roger Perrot and Lester Queripel have purchased electric bicycles recently for travelling around the island and […]

People in India who walk or cycle to work less likely to have high blood pressure, be overweight or diabetic

June 14th, 2013 by Imperial College London

People in India who walk or cycle to work are less likely to be overweight or obese, have diabetes or high blood pressure, a study published by PLOS Medicine has found. The research suggests that encouraging more people to use physically active modes of transport could reduce rates of important risk factors for many chronic […]

The electric Renault Twizy is the right width for Guernsey’s lanes

September 15th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Renault Twizy features at the 2011 Frankfurt car show. The ultra-compact footprint of the Renault Twizy with a length of 2.32 metres and a width 1.19 metres is ideally suited to Guernsey commuting. There are various models with two sizes of electric motor.  The ‘Urban 45’ has an engine power of 4 kW (5 […]

Is Slugging something for Guernsey?

January 5th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Slugging is a form of casual car sharing and has been used in the USA to allow drivers to use high-occupancy highway lanes and to reduce commuter traffic. The word derives from ‘slugs’ or fake coins put into bus and underground turnstiles.  Slugging, which takes place in many US cities is informal and ad hoc.  […]