Bristol Cycling Infographics

Here at Bristol Cycling, we love an infographic. Recently we have had a lot of emails from people asking if they can use the infographics we have produced. The short answer is an overwhelming YES! The only reason we put these together is so they will be shared. We don’t make any money from advertising, clicks or copyright, our primary purpose is to make Bristol better for cycling. We want our messages to be spread far and wide.

In order to facilitate this we thought it would be useful to provide a summary of some of the infographic work we have produced over recent years. PLEASE share/print/publish far as far and wide as you can. You can see them all here.

Induced traffic and traffic evaporation

In a response to the Callington Road bypass controversy we put together an infographic summarising the principles of induced traffic and traffic evaporation. The principle doesn’t just apply to cars, it is the same for all infrastructure. “Build and they will come”.

Original article here. High res version here. Double sided with information Induced traffic and traffic evaporation.

Energy of 20mph vs 30mph

Vehicles travelling around cities at 20mph use less energy and fuel that those travelling at 30mph. They also put less energy through the roads, tyres and brakes, producing fewer particulates and doing less damage to the road surface.

High res version here.




20 Saves a Plenty

Summary of some comparisons to energy saved if people stick to 20mph. Original article here. High res here.

6 Reasons to Cycle to Work in 2019

Need we say more?


Bristol Cyclings CAZ consultation response

The CAZ consultation was dominated by rhetoric from the Council and Defra that CAZs are the fastest route to compliance. However, we think the evidence contradicts this. Original article here. High res version here. Compact version here.


7 Reasons Einstein would support 20mph

Of course we don’t know what Einstein really thought of 20mph limits in urban areas, but we do know if you compare 20mph to 30mph from a mechanics point of view, slower speeds make a lot of sense. Original article here. High res here. Double sided here.

Alternative version of the above, with a picture of the 20mph sign next to the iconic Bristol Suspension bridge taken by Sam Saunders. High res here. Double sided here.

Elements in Car Tyre Wear Particulates

Ever wondered what was in tyre dust? High Res here. With text here.

The difference the partial closure of Prince Street has had on cycle flows

Some common myths busted of the effect of cycling on local business

Some more facts about driving vs cycling in relation to the high street