The kids are alright

….From the Odoni side of things – comment on increased cycle use.


Coryton scooter rack 1

During March we installed 9 bike shelters in Cardiff alone. NINE (not including scooter racks). I’m chuffed with this stat, but not primarily for business reasons (though naturally, no complaints from me).  I’m chuffed with this because it means that there could be well over one hundred kids now cycling or scooting to school in the mornings and learning one of the most important lessons there is to learn; exercise is good for you. Somewhere, between my childhood in the 70s and 80s and here and now  in the second decade of the 21st century (by now we were supposed to be flying around in hover cars or strapped to jetpacks weren’t we?) we somehow allowed ourselves to slip into car conformity, where every trip is too far to go under your under steam and people dissolve in the rain. Thankfully, I genuinely think we’ve turned a corner…

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