Contra-flow street
Contra-flow cycling (2-way cycling in 1-way streets) - 8 Jan 2015 - Campaigning Views
Allowing cyclists to ride two-way in one-way streets makes cycling more convenient and attractive.

Manhattan bike lane and info form NYC DoT
CTC's Development Officer in Leicester, Elizabeth Barner, is from the US originally. By simple serendipity, she was able to attend a day of the Youth Bike Summit in New York in February and was amazed by the changes she found.

Reporting a road defect to CTC's
Unless our potholes are properly fixed, next summer’s Olympic road race could have echoes of Paris-Roubaix’s pavé. CTC Campaigns and Policy Coordinator Chris Peck explains why UK roads are so bad.

Cycle parking
Cycle parking (good practice) - 12 Apr 2012 - Article
There's hardly a destination where cycle parking isn't necessary - schools, businesses, stations, surgeries, shopping centres, to name but a few. This guide explains the best way of providing it.

Cycle parking sign
Cycle parking (Campaigning view) - 12 Apr 2012 - Campaigning Views
It goes without saying that when people cycle somewhere, most of them will need a secure, convenient place to lock their bike for a while when they get there. Lampposts, railings or gutter pipes are simply not good enough.

Shared use footway
Cycle lanes, tracks and shared use footways - 11 Apr 2012 - Campaigning Views
Cycle lanes, cycle tracks or shared use footways separate cyclist from traffic to varying degrees. Are they always a good thing?

Vehicle restricted areas (VRAs) - 10 Apr 2012 - Campaigning Views
A town or city centre that restricts motor vehicles helps create an attractive environment for walking and cycling. Visitors, shoppers and residents usually feel the benefits too. Exempting cyclists is unlikely to cause problems because they tend to ride slowly or dismount when it gets crowded.

Chester Home Zone
Home Zones - 5 Apr 2012 - Campaigning Views
Children play, or want to play, in streets; and people work and live in them too. Creating Home Zones is a good way to reclaim roads as community space, rather than just a means of getting from A to B in a motor vehicle.

Traffic calming - 5 Apr 2012 - Campaigning Views
The speed of motor traffic not only aggravates local communities, but also puts people off cycling. There are a number of measures that encourage and enforce slower driving, including physical traffic calming (e.g. speed humps).

Junctions and crossings - 2 Apr 2012 - Campaigning Views
As 75% of cyclists' collisions happen at or near junctions, it's essential to do everything possible to make them safe for cycling.

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