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Too macho to use walkit.com?

Too macho to use walkit.com?

22 November 2009 by martin 9 comments

We were amused to catch someone say on Twitter recently: “My girlfriend swears by this www.walkit.com – such a girl thing”. Our survey results suggest more women than men use walkit.com (though we've also been told that this may just […]

The Yoke Shopper – what walkers have been waiting for?

We've been contacted by these guys, telling us that this is what walkers have been waiting for: An alternative to the shopping trolley, maybe? (though unlikely to whip up quite such a debate!)

Newcastle beats southern rivals to title of UK’s most sustainable city

Newcastle has beaten cities with a greener reputation to claim the top spot in the 2009 league table of Britain’s most sustainable cities, released by sustainable development organisation Forum for the Future. It pushes previous winners Bristol and Brighton into […]

Apologies for the temporary service interruption today (Monday November 16)

Many apologies to those of you who may have encountered some problems generating a route earlier today. We hope you're now finding everything running smoothly. As always, we value all those vigilant users who provide us with constructive criticism. Please […]

The grandaddy of car-free developments?

Let me take you on a little journey. Maybe not the most prepossessing piece of urban architecture you'll have ever seen… but as you pass through the first entrance… you come out into a courtyard… pass through another passage… into […]

Aylesbury and High Wycombe go live!

We've added Aylesbury and High Wycombe to our suite of towns and cities. Here are some routes: Aylesbury Aylesbury Station to Buckinghamshire County Museum Aylesbury Station to Aylesbury Grammar School High Wycombe High Wycombe Station to Wycombe General Hospital Hazlemere […]

Boris enters the X Factor…

Boris enters the X Factor…

2 November 2009 by martin 3 comments

[Update Dec 3: BBC now reporting that both John Lewis and Westminster Council want to see a dramatic decrease (c.40%) in the number of buses on Oxford Street – TfL aiming for 20% fewer by end of 2010] … into […]

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