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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


Every day in Amsterdam you see people cycling that, in almost any other city, would "have to" be in a car.… https://t.co/lZyImjYzB4
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsCities would’ve been so much better had urban planners and engineers seen this video in the 1930s-1970s and been to… https://t.co/eEFmz8YviN
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsAh, National Cycle Network in Wandsworth, London. How we love you so. You have to be quite strong to wheel a bike u… https://t.co/7diPUEqaNs
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8/25
2019
Disconcerting discovery 😳 The average electric vehicle in the EU currently emits only marginally less carbon that… https://t.co/xcsvnhkNQx
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsUnfortunately my daughters childhood mug broke today. She has had it for over 10 years and it has very sentimental… https://t.co/qo7fUEhAx7
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @MartinBallN17 @CllrSeema @mum_on_bike @HaringeyCyclist @mattwhiteski @Bob_Hare @HaleTottenham @IsSaddleThereIshttps://t.co/Iz6pt11fIX
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @MartinBallN17 @Clive_Carter @CllrSeema @mum_on_bike @mattwhiteski @Bob_Hare @HaleTottenham @IsSaddleThereIshttps://t.co/3gl1HqR08q
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8/24
2019
SUVs and these new massive trucks that are bouncing around, shouldn't be allowed in towns and cities. End of https://t.co/CYdlyYHW2H
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsStudy finds that wearing a cycle helmet may diminish ability to assess risk https://t.co/YHYDmfSJOY
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @MayorofLondon It'll be very hard to 'imagine what our city would be like without cars' after you've spent £1bn of… https://t.co/T8l1frBRz4 @eilidhmurray3 @LDN_LS @IslingtonBC @nickwayne01 I remember the last time they closed one end of our street to moto… https://t.co/JaROhMCLSpWe are enjoying living in a (temporary) low traffic neighbourhood - no ratrunning along Alwyne Road from St Paul’s… https://t.co/J2UOjyCuyM
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsGroningen Station is about to get a €310-million makeover. The upgrades will improve bike-train connectivity, with… https://t.co/IKwTnTuJ90
Retweeted by Toby Edwards.@IsSaddleThereIs might be worth checking dimensions coz I don't think a disabled person could get though so a brea… https://t.co/uAbO0MrfEL
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @2_Wheeled_Wolf @LeeValleyPark @anna_g @haringeycouncil @CanalRiverTrust @sustrans @wateeside I'd be happy to take… https://t.co/XLSwTxKfvH @TfL @cityoflondon Just 20km of the 580km Transport for London Road Network. Less than 5% of your roads will be clo… https://t.co/hwczIKDoK9 @Labourstone A depressing snippet at the start, with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps dismissing today’s report on… https://t.co/Nw0ldjEtP4
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @IsSaddleThereIs @LeeValleyPark @anna_g @haringeycouncil @CanalRiverTrust @sustrans @wateeside So what's it to be,… https://t.co/mIyr7bJOvJ
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @ExtinctionR It's praying instead of taking real action which got us to where we are today.The @MayorofLondon has committed to a "Vision Zero" of no serious/fatal collisions by 2041. But how will he get the… https://t.co/162CEeS2qR
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @LeeValleyPark @anna_g @haringeycouncil @CanalRiverTrust @sustrans @wateeside Your barriers stop so many people fro… https://t.co/pEDEaywX8QTfL have plans for Holloway Road. They are good for pedestrians, but make the road worse for cycling unnecessarily.… https://t.co/rqtVT5qUyS
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsWonderful scenes in New Zealand’s Parliament as the Speaker looks after and feeds a baby. Would love to see it repl… https://t.co/T7IhrRkW6h
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @CityPolice https://t.co/l18P2AiMVZIf Haringey wants to respond to a climate emergency we must address transport. We are delighted that @RachelAldredhttps://t.co/EElc01KmsS
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsThis is how @Squarehighways does dockless cycle parking. So insanely sensible. And people adhere to it. A model for… https://t.co/wFjUH7zY87
Retweeted by Toby Edwards"Mr Bolsonaro, a long-time climate sceptic, accused non-governmental organisations of starting the wildfires themse… https://t.co/xOrmUMWPhC @TFaddy Even on dedicated cycle lanes, this is sound advice. @MPSStamfordHill Good morning. The mandatory cycle lane on West Bank CS1 is usually clear at this time of day. But… https://t.co/qHPnMZY8zc @haringeycouncil Morning. Could you please ask the scaffolding contractors in Markfield Park to park their truck in… https://t.co/QT9UQM1aThNice to see Vice reporting on the madness of building London’s new urban motorway despite Mayor declaring a climate… https://t.co/5NQtRQaAvN
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8/23
2019
This is what happened when I got back last night after @SW_Help said they told the guard I was on the train. I we… https://t.co/PHvbXrXIln
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @theJeremyVine @lucullus Ride more centrally and don’t encourage drivers to make these sorts of passes. I’d rather… https://t.co/AMNjdHpeZhThis bus driver is scary. Happened yesterday on way to work. https://t.co/E23tbnqnTu
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsWe do weddings too! Lovely day out with Tamsin and Tom, friends and family. #wedding #pedalme #cycling #surrey @ Le… https://t.co/UhbTY7y2tT
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsOne positive thing to be said about roadworks which closes roads to cycles too, is that it creates opportunities to… https://t.co/kU2kn2x3Bk @DVATW Wait until you hear about Chinatown... @MimiBalguerie I see now! I was too shy to ask what you meant. Thanks. Regards, Toby O’Edwards. 😉When I call to remove cars from cities, some say: "What about those who can't walk, cycle, or use transit?". My ans… https://t.co/1eghNuiesH
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsIt's well worth registering and completing surveys like this. They have an impact on future budgeting for London. https://t.co/5U7n4tAto4 @JJHTweets Brexwana. @RossLydall @StGeorgesTrust When is it my turn to watch helicopters? I'll consult the rotor. #NotSorry @MimiBalguerie Erm... yeah okay... ! @joecycles See this earlier tweet by yours truly: https://t.co/XNbO4PcEYWNice, saying this about parents cycling their kids around https://t.co/1hiTsFHxLx https://t.co/0VxQJIZkhf
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsGuess how many "critical" issues TfL has left in its Holloway Road "Safer Junctions" design, according to its own s… https://t.co/7IHBU2k4lL
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsIt's great seeing increasing amounts of new cyclists out there, but quickly sticking your hand out to indicate at j… https://t.co/tgBaixfMJhThis person needs sacking. "Professional driver" https://t.co/7uXP8bC8V1
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsJust 1 mile away from 5000 miles since joining Love to Ride (May 2016 I think)! https://t.co/dJoAvT2nQl @MayorofLondon @londoncouncils There's so much wrong with this article. Do we need to know what sort of car it was… https://t.co/yzKa00DbIOToday in the Evening Standard. Something is seriously broken. Stop motor dominance now! #VisionZeroLDNhttps://t.co/o7x1O6m3yW @MayorofLondon You're asking Londoners to imagine what the city would be like without cars. & simultaneously you're… https://t.co/Mcc4xxknv4
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsDitch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs #NoShitSherlock #ClimateCrisis https://t.co/gwMfNh0mu1
8/22
2019
The Amazon is burning. Ranchers, illegal loggers, brutal miners, emboldened by President Bolsonaro, initiated ‘a da… https://t.co/rYimvY2VL2
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsAll 3 drivers looked in their nearside wing mirrors here. The Honda & Audi drivers stayed clear to allow me to filt… https://t.co/YBEcOTaiFn
Retweeted by Toby Edwardshttps://t.co/mxR0BpU9R9 😢😢😢 #VisionZeroLDNAh they went “shit shit shit” @Clive_Carter @TammyPalmerLD @IsSaddleThereIs https://t.co/FSTxknMowq https://t.co/uHSKlakKyi
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsThe Amazon is on fire, turning the homes of indigenous people, millions of plant and animal species and one of the… https://t.co/QmnUDbDwAi
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @Biffa @FirowLtd @hackneycouncil @TfL @MPSDeBeauvoir Dangerous driving from this driver on the CYCLE ONLY crossing… https://t.co/MvELndy8vVPeople snarkily asking why the homeless have mobile phones; it's because phones are really useful and they cost much less than a house.
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsDemolition of the final bits of Utrechts old urban motorway is ongoing. #utrecht #cu2030 https://t.co/aWsOkxH8FW
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @WMPolice Was it a lifetime driving ban? Is there such a thing? Or maybe he’ll get let off with the old “hardship” loophole. #SteveCooganAs this likely won't make the press or appear elsewhere but that "dangerous" cyclist who scrapped a car while doing… https://t.co/8mU8daOcYa
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsDid you know? Groningen was the first city in the Netherlands to implement simultaneous green lights for bikes. At… https://t.co/VwPqQ21ePn
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @MPSNthlandPk I’m not sure a leaflet would protect you from a knife. Even it was laminated. @MamaMoose_Be How do these leaflets work? Do they act as a shield? @StravaSupport Hi Strava. There appears to be mistake on your map. I've never heard of South Hornsey and if it does… https://t.co/UdL8JR3YSpIt's a good sign that pedestrians interact differently with bicycles. But I occasionally get shouted at when they s… https://t.co/4LYt2UdVbh @TfLTrafficNews Involve a motor vehicle by any chance? The odds are more than 99% in my favour.Why do you facilitate this @Twitter https://t.co/6zEFC3Vduu
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsWhy do we see large trucks operating in Edinburgh city centre (which people tell us has streets too narrow to fit b… https://t.co/ZBVORyUbzG
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @10DowningStreet You promised £350 million per week for NHS. The amount you owe the NHS is mounting up massively! https://t.co/jUxYkQbBybBravo to the anonymous internet artist who made this updated version of Karl Jilg’s classic image. https://t.co/gTZyKgyDlC
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsDreadful news. 😢 #VisionZeroLDN https://t.co/U1gBFKRCdkCyclist, 18, dies after 'hit-and-run attack' in south-west London https://t.co/j2FKUXaZNG
8/21
2019
When residential streets are reclaimed from through traffic this is what happens.Communities recover, bond and grow… https://t.co/2HKDfqeDlo
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @CllrSeema @mum_on_bike @HaringeyCyclist @mattwhiteski @Bob_Hare @HaleTottenham @IsSaddleThereIs @MacintoshEwenhttps://t.co/PyGSDjkkbI
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsAnd if paying for toilets isn’t bad enough, @benugo only allows you access to their toilets with a code. And the to… https://t.co/dk5x8UwWrD @Rule5racing @paulgannonbike @IsSaddleThereIs @miroirdufou On the contrary the Silvertown Tunnel will bring increas… https://t.co/BqEr4lPsw6
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @cawstonpress It’s misleading having rhubarb in big writing on the front when it’s apple juice makes up 58% of it a… https://t.co/K9f9t4WAO4Family day out in Regent’s Park @theroyalparks. Mostly enjoyable apart from all the signs telling you not to do thi… https://t.co/UYx68yttX1 @haringeycouncil Are drivers allowed to park their cars here on the corner of Burdock and Ashley Road? To get there… https://t.co/dZtjDKobiC @cycling_woman @GWRHelp Why don’t we see more trains with cycle storage like this in the UK? https://t.co/KBrhHCuRsb @cycling_woman @GWRHelp When will these train companies learn from nations like Netherlands? Bikes and trains are a… https://t.co/iN4u7i7gy0The bad news... @GWRHelp trains have bike storage made by people who've never seen a bike 😕 this cupboard is suppos… https://t.co/A1cjNTlC8Y
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @JohnHar48442115 @cabgirle @TfL @wfcouncil The only people to blame are those who are in front of you. And yourself.
8/20
2019
@Marv75Pollard @eamonnbutler @MrHarryCole This exact same reasoning can be used for motorists also. @eamonnbutler @MrHarryCole No. Even with my earphones in, it's evident that I can hear a lot more than most drivers… https://t.co/LBqosnQ55JI'd be interested to see how miles of cycle lane could be built with the £1billion Silvertown tunnel budget. https://t.co/ijnlO0oMaVWonder how this would.look for the amount of cycle lanes that could be bought for the cost of the proposed M3/A34 j… https://t.co/zlUBXmuVgj
Retweeted by Toby Edwards#SilvertownTunnel @TfL modelling shows that London transport emissions reduce at 0.16% a year to 2036. No… https://t.co/YNwkER4bZp
Retweeted by Toby EdwardsI love the springy thing on my pannier rack. Handy for storing my trendy jacket when I take it off when waiting at… https://t.co/gsKQRXLwvHCyclist, 18, fighting for life after hit-and-run in south-west London #VisionZeroLDN https://t.co/ZWGp7SAoBzIs it ok @MPSTrinity for a massive truck to mount, park and drive on the pavement? See this a lot on Haydons Road ?… https://t.co/gSk1RHgEEo
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @haringeycouncil Hi. Looks as though this speed hump road sign on Holcombe Rd/Park View Rd junction needs replacing… https://t.co/9fie6sZJWCThis windmill is in a part of England that (until 1974) was actually called Holland County. It’s flat, at sea level… https://t.co/boypgdVI1l
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @CllrSeema @mum_on_bike @HaringeyCyclist @mattwhiteski @Bob_Hare @HaleTottenham @IsSaddleThereIs @MacintoshEwenhttps://t.co/nkGS7JrkKt
Retweeted by Toby Edwards @Squarehighways Incorrect signage used here on Noble St/Gresham St for these Kelly Group works. No need for people… https://t.co/ZKzUGrqRtf @3ld3wd3r @Traffic_Sgt Ah! I didn't know that! Thanks for shedding light on this sticky situation. @Traffic_Sgt I presume you mean duct tape. I mean, I know he's quackers but...
8/19
2019

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