Commitment to Cycling

Air quality - 11 Nov 2015 - Campaigning Views
Cycling contributes to cleaner, healthier air. Encouraging more people to cycle reduces pollution from road transport, and gives the UK a better chance of meeting the targets set by EU laws on air quality.

As HM Treasury proudly announces that the Department for Transport has agreed to make cuts of more than 30% over the next four years, CTC campaigner Sam Jones wonders what this might mean for cycling.

CTC and Cyclenation hosted their 34th annual cycle campaigners’ conference in Liverpool last month and as a new volunteer for CTC, I was keen to go along to see for myself the important work they do, as well as the many challenges they face.

Manchester calls for more Space for Cycling - 6 Oct 2015 - Press Release
Today Tuesday 6 October 2015, CTC and the Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign (GMCC) will take to Manchester streets at 7pm calling for more Space for Cycling.

The Near Miss Project is back! - 6 Oct 2015 - Blog
The Near Miss Project returns this month for a second year, studying cycling near misses and other non-injury incidents. Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster Dr Rachel Aldred, who leads on the project, writes why it is important for cyclists to take part.

Sunny skies greeted campaigners and politicians gathered along the Brighton beach front at the Labour Party Conference on 30 September 2015. CTC campaigner Sam Jones was there to report on the day.

Labour Transport team out in support for cycling - 29 Sep 2015 - Press Release
Today (Wednesday 30 September 2015), the Labour Transport team showed its support for cycling as they joined cycle campaigners for a ride along the Brighton sea front at this year’s party conference.

The Labour Party Conference starts in a few days’ time in Brighton. Local campaigner, Becky Reynolds, has been working with Bricycles and CTC to put on a ride to promote Space for Cycling to delegates on 30 September. Read Becky's blog below for more, and if you're around in Brighton, do come along!

From a cycling perspective, the latest figures on England’s travel habits suggest a small revival in cycle trips may be underway, even though overall travel is declining. The average person made more cycle trips in 2014 than in 2013, as well as cycling more miles.

Book your place now! CTC & Cyclenation's annual cycle campaigners' conference 2015,hosted in Liverpool by Merseyside Cycle Campaign on Saturday 24 October. Key speakers and workshop sessions will provide a forum to discuss recent developments and new opportunities in local cycle campaiging

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