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Feb 4, 2022 12 tweets 9 min read
@CliveAndrews @ratracecycles People that are taking risks that are sufficient that they feel they need to wear helmets are not welcome to work for us - because our vehicles are heavy and could cause harm, and because we carry small children on our bikes.

Instead - we systematically work to reduce risk.(1/n) @CliveAndrews @ratracecycles source. We do this by:

1) Thorough risk assessment.

2) Extremely high level of training, on an ongoing basis.

3) Near Miss reporting - we track near misses, and minor injuries, and tackle the causative factors.

Jan 15, 2022 13 tweets 2 min read

This is your non-regular reminder that *we’re at non-trivial risk of making ourselves extinct* and certainly about to make the world a lot more hostile for us to live on unless you act.

Yes you. There’s no room for non-participants.

You’re either part of the positive change to help us avoid climate change or you’re part of the problem.

Do not sit this one out and live with the regret in 20 years time.

Because you will hate yourself if you do.
Jan 14, 2021 8 tweets 2 min read
One thing that was too complex to calculate was our impact on how others travel.

What do we mean?

If someone rides a bike, they don’t just produce less co2. They make their environment that much less hostile for others walking / cycling. There’s something called “safety in numbers” - more people walking or cycling makes walking or cycling safer. The main barrier to walking and cycling more? Safety.

But there’s more - there are also infrastructure and social dynamics putting people off.
Jan 14, 2021 8 tweets 3 min read
In December, our riders covered close to 25,000km. We've been loud about cargo bikes being the most efficient way of doing logistics in cities. They're also the most CO2 efficient technology. Last month, we saved about 6t of CO2 just by doing our job.

Thread & article below 🧵 2/7 Electric vehicles are painted as the future of urban mobility by many. To us, it's clear they won't solve congestion, pollution, road safety, or give back the living space that's given to cars.
in our article, we compare their CO2 emissions with bikes…
Nov 24, 2020 16 tweets 5 min read
The potential of cargo bikes for large scale logistics is still mostly misunderstood. To break it down, we looked at the data from the Pedal Me fleet in London in September. Read our report on the future of urban mobility. Summary thread below 🧵⬇⬇⬇… We analysed ~19,000 km of GPS data from our cargo bikes. Our average moving speed in central london was 15kmh. That's 3.5kmh faster than traffic speeds in 2018. Note that congestion this year was up 153% compared to last year so likely even faster..