25 November 2015 - 2:51pm
“PM’s ‘Cycling Revolution’ punctured by Osborne”
Chancellor George Osborne today announced in his Autumn Statement that just £300m will be available for cycling over duration of this Parliament. At just £60m per year, this is a staggering 58% cut compared with the current year's projected spending of £142m.
19 November 2015 - 3:47pm
CTC supports MPs' call on Funding for Cycling
Transport funding will face further cuts of 30% over the next four years, and cycling is a likely candidate subsequently to suffer. We need your help to make sure this doesn’t happen.
6 October 2015 - 10:58am
Manchester calls for more Space for Cycling
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.
1 October 2015 - 4:42pm
Sunny Brighton welcomes Space for Cycling
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.
29 September 2015 - 3:24pm
Labour Transport team out in support for cycling
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.
24 September 2015 - 6:15pm
Department for Transport reports increase in cyclist serious injuries
Statistics released on Thursday by the Department for Transport show an upward trend in road casualties and in cyclists’ serious injuries. CTC argues this highlights the need for a reversal of cuts to roads policing and sustained investment in cycling infrastructure.
18 September 2015 - 12:09pm
CTC announces conference speaker line up
CTC announces the first names of the speaker line-up to enthuse local cycle campaigners at this year's annual CTC Cyclenation Conference in Liverpool on Saturday 24 October.
23 July 2015 - 3:27pm
Taxi for DfT!
As summer begins in Westminster, the Department for Transport announces its support for greener transport options and low emission vehicles just weeks after the Chancellor raised the levy on their use.
8 July 2015 - 2:17pm
CTC's Budget reaction: maintain our roads before building more
Reacting to Chancellor George Osborne's tax overhaul announcement in today's Budget, CTC says that it wants to see less emphasis on national road building and more on local road maintenance, while raising questions about the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.
10 June 2015 - 5:07pm
Bike Week launched by parliamentary peloton
The launch of Bike Week, which officially begins this Saturday, is traditionally hosted by the Dutch Embassy in London and coincides with the annual MPs' bike ride to Parliament. Wednesday 10 June was the day, and CTC’s Sam Jones was there to report on events.
8 May 2015 - 10:46am
Thousands at Space for Cycling and Pedal on Parliament rides
Despite 'safety' concerns by officials, over 4,000 riders took part in the Pedal on Parliament ride in Edinburgh, while nearly 500 joined a Space for Cycling ride in Sheffield. Hundreds more joined rides in Newcastle and Aberdeen on 25 April.
31 March 2015 - 11:01pm
Will Jeremy Clarkson be the next CTC president?
As part of CTC’s ongoing development plans as national cycling charity, former Top Gear presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, is considered the front runner to replace Jon Snow as President.
31 March 2015 - 9:48am
Take a minute to Vote Bike!
Today (Tuesday 31 March 2015), CTC wrote to over 2,500 prospective parliamentary candidates asking them publicly to register their personal views on cycling.
3 March 2015 - 8:35am
Political parties quizzed on their cycling commitments
The Big Cycling Debate yesterday [2 March] proved a useful opportunity to press the three main parties on what they would do to Get Britain Cycling - and crucially, how much they are prepared to spend on it.