Avoid NATO Summit traffic: travel by bike

South Wales residents encouraged to use bicycles to avoid traffic jams associated with NATO Summit over September 4-5

(Image credit: Chris Catchpole)

Residents in Newport and Cardiff are being advised to avoid NATO-inducing traffic congestion and travel via bike.

Sixty of the world’s most powerful leaders, including US president Barrack Obama and British prime minister David Cameron, are descending on South Wales in early September for a NATO Summit.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.