Successful Launch of ICAG veloteers!

We were so pleased with the response to our invitation. Over twenty people turned up at the town hall to go on an instructive ride.

volunteers are briefed before cycling away

Stephen Taylor briefs the veloteers before we set out.
volunteers are briefed before cycling away

We move away into Upper Street.

veloteers are told about the award winning improvement to this junction
Having passed along Barnsbury Road and checked out the cycle lanes there, we reached Penn Road and looked at the award winning improvement to the junction there.

we are told of some of the history of the improvements here

We were told of some of the problems at the Goswell Road triangle.

telling of Hertslet Road and Madras Place
Having left the Highbury and Islington roundabout, we passed through the exit towards Highbury Fields – focus of a long campaign –  and stopped outside Central Library. We discussed the works at Horsell Road and  the campaign at Madras Place
Then off to the Olden Gardens for the launch and training session. Guest speakers were Tom Bogdanowicz (LCC campaigns manager) and Councilor Greg Foxsmith (who leads on the Environment).
Veloteers ready for the session
Then having had lunch, we were ready to get to work!

Veloteers ready for the session
Veloteers were asked to “adopt a pothole” and identify issues in their area that need attention.

Veloteers in discussion Credit: Tom Bogdanowicz
Veloteers in discussion
Credit: Tom Bogdanowicz