Laura Laker

Laura Laker

Laura Laker is a London-based journalist specialising in active transport.

photo: a bicycle rider wearing a mask in London

In a Global Health Emergency, the Bicycle Shines

As the coronavirus crisis forces changes in transportation, some cities are building bike lanes and protecting cycling shops. Here’s why that makes sense.

a photo of a cyclist and a bus in London

Lessons From a Car-Free Street Fight in London

As part of a safe streets program, officials in the East London borough of Tower Hamlets closed a road to car traffic for 10 days. Things didn’t go as planned.