Michael Tormey: How off-road are Slow Ways routes, really?

Slow Ways walking routes are designed to be as off-road as possible... but what proportion of them really are off-road? And does it matter?

Eight tips to make your surveying life easier

I don’t know about you, but I found the idea of surveying a Slow Ways route a bit daunting. What if I got it wrong? What if my survey was so poor that people would complain about it? Volunteer Lynn gives us her surveying tips.

Michael Tormey – How direct are the Slow Ways routes, really?

My name is Michael Tormey. I’m originally from the United States, but I’ve spent the past year studying for an MSc in Transportation Planning and Engineering at the University of Southampton. For my Masters dissertation, I’ve been looking into how and where we can focus efforts to continue improving the Slow Ways network of walking routes. Read all about my analysis here.