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Firm believer that car ownership and car parking is ruining London. Someone once said to me "Oh! You don't sound anything like I thought you would."

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Joined Twitter 2/19/16


Imagine living in a parallel universe where you could build a road with a *dedicated* lane for HGV traffic, on a ro… https://t.co/NbNYIU8IK8
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsThis Father’s Day we’re treating the old fella to a pint on us with every booking. Plus we’ve got our amazing house… https://t.co/wZ6Mi6ghOw
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @mayorofhackney Yes! Music to my ears! Hopefully the new Tottenham Hale to Camden cycle route will run all the way… https://t.co/80N8oBPY5AWalking down Seven Sisters having been at Wick Road, we can't fix this road quick enough. Alienating six lane motor… https://t.co/cx4OCWRgSv
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsRemember, bikes hold up cars https://t.co/fKfReGatqK
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @cristo_radio @MayorofLondon @RBKC People have been using bicycles and walking in London long before people were dr… https://t.co/1HIHPWTTLGLondon thrived for about 2000 years before the internal combustion engine came along. It'll continue to thrive with… https://t.co/s6K0PIlqZh
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @haringeycouncil Hi @haringeycouncil. Has there been a response to this? If it’s serving no purpose can it please b… https://t.co/Q9ZYxRb98P @MayorofLondon @RBKC Well done to you and @willnorman for calling them out on opposing such a great scheme. @RBKC a… https://t.co/66R9YxWMTDPlease fill this in. By tomorrow: https://t.co/5VoQAkETwO
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsBrilliant morning opening Wick Road protected cycle tracks. Made possible by @london_cycling and @hackneycouncil wo… https://t.co/gylGlEAS6W
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsStory on @RBKC decision to veto flagship scheme for safer walking and cycling, done *before* consultation. Council… https://t.co/4QMM0OeObV
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsOne third of disabled people in UK cities would like to start cycling https://t.co/TYovqRCNFb
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsYour children can be killed or maimed as long as we keep driving our cars and don't move 2 trees. If you're not of… https://t.co/sRogT2cTPd
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsSomething which @RBKC doesn’t want. https://t.co/oBAxkW3lWILast chance to support cycle tracks running between Wood Lane and Notting Hill Gate: https://t.co/KgHxmWwGkO Cosult… https://t.co/uAcDftR7dO
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6/15
2019
Some kind of event at St Peter De Beauvoir church, cars parked blocking cycle way Q2. Some parking enforcement plea… https://t.co/S656SThYyn
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @Bunce1709 Yes, many motor vehicles do serve a purpose. The more people we have on bikes instead of driving or sitt… https://t.co/Pq49dQVtok @James_Wise85 @hab31 @willnorman Yes... "facts"... (!) 😂 @Bunce1709 Bicycles are traffic. Traffic which doesn't clog roads when broken down, or holds up others when parking… https://t.co/6SQzxKWSiL @hab31 @James_Wise85 @willnorman 'Oh no!!! But. But... erm... but they're not wearing Lycra!!??!?' And again. Motor… https://t.co/o0i9fAB4jJ @James_Wise85 @hab31 @willnorman Here's some more for you too enjoy! Again - would never have seen this before it w… https://t.co/BXZINUAXUV @hab31 @James_Wise85 @willnorman Ha! Cabbies can't stand it can they!? Families in normal clothes enjoying public s… https://t.co/4sCm4MwqrH @Bunce1709 The population of London is indeed increasing. And you think that keeping roads designed for car use is… https://t.co/D3QgRvL5Jl @James_Wise85 @hab31 @willnorman Evidence-based beliefs trumps wonky cabbie logic any day of the week. @James_Wise85 @hab31 @willnorman What, like these two? A scene which would've been impossible before this lane was… https://t.co/xMEQ5MJhnG @Bunce1709 This photo is from years ago - way before that scheme was even conceived. Which is my point exactly. Roa… https://t.co/hK04bkXO2G @Bunce1709 'Traffic needs to be moving'. An increasing rarity with ever increasing motor vehicles on roads which ca… https://t.co/lRcfBvROpD @hab31 @James_Wise85 @willnorman A cargo bike or public transport. Imagine if everyone who had a suitcase used a ca… https://t.co/Pk12lQ3u23 @hab31 @James_Wise85 @willnorman Bicycles? @James_Wise85 @hab31 @willnorman I see now. So the problem is other cabs, public transport and cycles lanes which a… https://t.co/nXz5KP15uh @James_Wise85 @hab31 @willnorman It sounds like a question of transport choices. If your passengers really want to… https://t.co/ispZFKdLzOHave your say on life-saving proposals between Wood Lane and Notting Hill Gate. Not only will they have a huge impa… https://t.co/qfNWTQI8LU
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @Bunce1709 You admit too many people driving is the issue then? If you commuted to work tube on a daily basis you'd… https://t.co/dOPvNKHM0s @Bunce1709 Over 1 million cycle journeys on the Embankment cycle lane last year. It's not causing congestion - it's… https://t.co/UBgd0ZnItDBased on cabbie logic, any photo of empty infrastructure is reason enough for it to be ripped up. Here's Holland Pa… https://t.co/saJk8Nw8JWYes - it is not closed. Have your say https://t.co/pS7NtLj2Zd
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsWhilst @RBKC is busy ignoring #ClimateCrisis we will be joining @hackneycouncil tomorrow to formally open Wick Road… https://t.co/qYjVweofTb
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @Bunce1709 Cabbie logic: tolerate congestion on all London roads and don't complain. Unless there's a cycle lane on… https://t.co/7sK4QKFjax @Bunce1709 Another one offering robust evidence to counter my claims... 🙄 @willnorman Not just @haringeycouncil then who have no vision or political will to make our roads safer and clean u… https://t.co/euQbQB2ZZh
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @hab31 @willnorman Ah yes. It is indeed that sort of "evidence". I should have known. Really makes you wonder why s… https://t.co/XumMnMegwX @TfL are proposing to make some changes to the junction between A10 Kingsland Road and Balls Pond Road (also known… https://t.co/8d8izfjPKx @hab31 @willnorman Have you any evidence (other than hearsay "evidence") to say those locations are more congested… https://t.co/dUNXVlNuXqDeath risk from London's toxic air goes up for second year running https://t.co/rEHOpTqzmf @SE6Steve @YairGiwnewer1 @MumsForLungs @airqualitynews @BreezoMeter @CleanAirLondon @londonairnow @AQMeshhttps://t.co/s7TnZSIJTK
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @hab31 @willnorman Here's a list from 2018 of London's most congested roads. And guess what? Not a single one of th… https://t.co/LZfn1GToTw @hab31 @willnorman Delays to emergency vehicles you say? Let's compare two images shall we... 🤔 https://t.co/sg3CFEkv7e @hab31 @willnorman Applauding a high rate of road fatalities? Classy. And you have children!?!? @willnorman Well said! Proving once again that @RBKC are dinosaurs who are stuck in a 1950s transport policy time-w… https://t.co/YsCFrDpDJcHere’s my statement after last night’s meeting about improving safety on roads between Notting Hill Gate and Hollan… https://t.co/uVX8rqX5WY
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @mbe_world @Privatecarfree I notice @BBCNews have left 'Use you car less' off the list of tips in this article. What a surprise. @awjre @LidlGB Woah!!! That looks like a really bad design. I'd return it straight away. 😮Induced demand has been understood for a long time – the "facility of locomotion stimulates traffic of itself,” wr… https://t.co/5VVTllHigr
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsNot sure what the protest is for at #Deptford but if it’s about the deaths on this dangerous junction then I’m with… https://t.co/e1TQFbsof5
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsThe fact that terms like "tree huggers" and "eco warriors" are still used in 2019 is worrying and shows we still have a long way to go. @MarshallsGroup @haringeycouncil @MarshallsGroup @haringeycouncil @CllrEjiofor Parked in the usual place again this… https://t.co/ChEYaKEt9I
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsA more-dreadful-than-usual commute on CS1 this morning. An extremely dangerous close-pass by a van driver going at… https://t.co/FCSvZXpHi4
6/14
2019
*** STOLEN RIDE *** Please keep your eyes out for this stolen trike Taken from Highbury Park from a family with a y… https://t.co/RloAGCboBd
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsSomeone at this evening's Kensington Society meeting is apparently using their dead niece to object to a protected… https://t.co/bgaOgHnLvO
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsIs the Philip Lane junction with Tottenham High Rd the responsibility of @haringeycouncil or @TfL? Whatever. Whoeve… https://t.co/jKMbJVJw7Q
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsClimbers have stopped the BP oil rig for FOUR full days now. BP are desperate to get on with their dirty work of fu… https://t.co/SPJTu5GjHt
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsAs of 9:30pm, 13th June 2019, @BorisJohnson owes our NHS £52.794 billion. https://t.co/uCLsyTPQYD
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @JimDOfficial You're half Irish and half Scottish. Go back to where you come from!!! @IDiakides @GunesMakbule @CllrEjiofor @haringeycouncil Especially dangerous when the pavement and cycle track is ob… https://t.co/N2m04wDBWy @kbeninato @MamaMoose_Be He orca know better.Take note ward Councillors for Markfield Rd @IDiakides @GunesMakbule and leader @CllrEjiofor! People are not happy… https://t.co/4ZyeYFWwRzBridge is 130 years old & not designed for motor traffic. The government has been cutting local authority funding s… https://t.co/84jorxt0KW
Retweeted by Toby Edwards"We’re not asking the private sector to take the revenue risk, TfL is retaining that.." - @tfl's CFO. Has he examin… https://t.co/XzpgpN5BEo
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @MartinBallN17 @haringeycouncil Twice a day I fear being splashed by a lorry driving through that huge puddle. I'm sure I'm not alone.Very pleased to see that families who safely cycle through the filtered streets of De Beauvoir Town will no longer… https://t.co/5UJNQrCTp1
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @PeugeotUK Don't tell me what to do. @MartinBallN17 @ODonovanWaste @haringeycouncil @HaringeyCyclist @CllrSeema @mattwhiteski @Bob_Hare @IDiakideshttps://t.co/3W3GJQ6j15Four years after the initial CS1 consultation Hackney Council have released a delegated powers decision to announce… https://t.co/li7Se7Sb0k
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsBlimey. The state we've got ourselves into here in the UK! In places where there's safe spaces for people of all ag… https://t.co/HlpvwY8pKQAt the risk of appearing cynical, I think it's sad the NHS has to resort to gimmicks like this to get people more a… https://t.co/f3yXfJWsl5Jeremy Clarkson hates TfL's cycling & walking scheme between Notting Hill & Wood Lane. And that's not the only thin… https://t.co/PArYFTOHb5
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @AsEasyAsRiding Daily Mail readers don't let facts get in the way of their views. @MPSRTPC Good! Have it crushed and send them the bill.On @BBCr4today presenter suggesting that parents should tell their kids not to take up cycling because of Chris Fro… https://t.co/DtXDVRmLXr
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @hackney_cycling @MBCyclingTM Good stuff, but those cones are easily knocked out of place it seems (many were out o… https://t.co/c4knYZ605J @haringeycouncil @MPSSevenSis @MPSStamfordHill Haringey refuses to install CCTV here, so I managed to capture video… https://t.co/M9SDHDd1Y6 @london_ranger @Carrot70 @watermelon_inva @IslingtonBC @TfL Might it be that the same things which causes congestio… https://t.co/8ncqf1WfnB @hackneycouncil @TfLTrafficNews @willnorman I appreciate the efforts you've gone to keep Pitfield St (CS1) open to… https://t.co/n6kTybPlLz
6/13
2019
Come and show your support for the improvements to Wood Lane to Notting Hill - new pedestrian crossings, protected… https://t.co/I7eRKetvqV
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsAstonished to discover that despite 5 twitter requests for info, three emails, a member’s enquiry and a denial on t… https://t.co/5gltJtnX8V
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsFantastic performance from the @HalcyonQuartet at the lunchtime concert at @StSepulchres today! Definitely one to w… https://t.co/0hp2xX50mO @iainmartin1 @DanOgHarry Imagine if everyone who went to the airport travelled by taxi!!! People don’t because traf… https://t.co/f46hIC5NkPApologies, but our cycling breakfast is postponed until next week. But we will be at #finsburypark this Sunday find… https://t.co/BvHA7qyVju
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @watermelon_inva @london_ranger @IslingtonBC @TfL 1) Road tax doesn't exist. It's VED which is a tax on owning a po… https://t.co/7ECFVH0IBM @london_ranger @watermelon_inva @IslingtonBC @TfL 'who don't pay towards work'. We all contribute through taxation.… https://t.co/ZuH0IgmEglEverything that's wrong with walking and cycling in the UK in one video. The video length says it all. https://t.co/AbOLF69bCt
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @hackneycouncil @TfLTrafficNews @TfL @willnorman Yet another driver ignoring the 'No Motor Vehicles' sign on the CS… https://t.co/6fdLNIkCUB @transportgovuk @WeAreCyclingUK Which begs the question: why isn't our government investing more money than it curr… https://t.co/VQVF4SUJvs @snapmadjohn @IslingtonBC @TfL All I see is lots of people who are making the wrong transport choices, getting in t… https://t.co/zHujOM1Hwi @london_ranger @IslingtonBC @TfL Eh!?!? People on bikes don't pay taxes?!?!? Are you absolutely sure about that? I'm owed a refund then...Even more things wrong with walking in the UK. We couldn't find any time whatsoever to let these people cross safet… https://t.co/dcqnao4J6d
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @haringeycouncil @hackneycouncil I'm not interested in (and do not support) an extension of what is a terrible and… https://t.co/XxMlIE8BOK @MarshallsGroup @haringeycouncil @MarshallsGroup @haringeycouncil @CllrEjiofor Parked in the usual place again this… https://t.co/ChEYaKEt9I89% of traffic in Crouch End begins and ends its journey outside Haringey. When we see the harm this traffic is doi… https://t.co/ichZ5rqiWF
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6/12
2019

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