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Don’t take posties’ bikes away

Royal Mail bicycles stand in their racks at the end of the working day at Knutsford. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Royal Mail wants us to stop delivering on bicycles and drive vans instead – a move at odds with sustainable transport policy.

From the Guardian.

Read more here.

  1. April 2, 2010 at 11:46 am

    Yeah, f**k that -postie bikes rock out.

  2. michalpolak
    April 9, 2010 at 12:32 pm

    Hi, after reading the second article on this in The Guardian, I decided to do a tiny little bit about it – write to my MP and to Mr Crozier; and to create a Facebook Group suggesting that other people do the same, including a form letter. Here it is, if anybody’s interested:


  3. April 9, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    Bicycles are zero-carbon, cheap, reliable and congestion-cutting – so why is the Royal Mail planning to phase out deliveries by posties on two wheels? Save Royal Mail Cycle Delivery! Please join “Keep Posties on Bikes” on Facebook. From there you will also find a link to the CTC Campaign and other sites.

  4. LC
    April 11, 2010 at 3:11 pm

    I really really hope this isn’t going to happen. I’ve sent my letters, I know that one may not make a difference but if we all make ourself heard that we might just do that : )

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