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27 July 2015 - 9:27am
Wales has the tools but needs to use them
Cardiff Cycle City group calling for better cycle provision in March 2015
Statistics for cycling in Wales show a disturbing trend as cycling casualties increase, as CTC Cymru calls for the Welsh Government to make good on the ambitions contained in the Active Travel Act Wales.
23 July 2015 - 4:27pm
Taxi for DfT!
Green taxi
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.
16 July 2015 - 5:42pm
Prime Minister meets with MPs to talk cycle safety
Prime Minister meets the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (photo: APPCG)
David Cameron met with members of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) to discuss cycle safety.
24 June 2015 - 7:58pm
Minister confirms go-ahead for Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
Cycling and Walking Minister, Robert Goodwill, MP
Transport Minister Robert Goodwill today confirmed that he has given instructions to progress towards formal 'Commencement' of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, paving the way for increased investment in improved cycling conditions.
24 June 2015 - 12:50pm
Patchy picture for local cycling levels, new figures show
London cyclists
New figures just out on local levels of walking and cycling in England last year (2013/14) show not much change over the year before in the proportion of people cycling at least once a month. Some local authorities, however, are witnessing significant increases in cycling rates.
10 June 2015 - 6:07pm
Bike Week launched by parliamentary peloton
Bike Week UK MP Bike Ride
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.
22 May 2015 - 10:11am
50 years to double current cycle use says CTC
Commuting cyclists on Waterloo Bridge
The Government's latest statistics on cycle use show that it has crept up slightly since last year - and is now about 20% higher than 10 years ago. But at this rate it will take a very long time to catch up with our continental neighbours.
15 May 2015 - 11:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
Bike Week logo
Over half a million people are due to take part in Bike Week (13 – 21 June), the biggest cycling event in the UK. Packed full of activities and helpful tips on how you can make the simple switch to cycling, Bike Week 2015 demonstrates that cycling is a really convenient way to get around.
12 May 2015 - 12:00pm
Over a sixth of new Commons strongly support cycling
Bicycle outside a polling station
CTC has revealed that 114 of the newly elected 650 MPs, including the Prime Minister, have shown their strong support for cycling, as identified via its Vote Bike campaign.
8 May 2015 - 11:46am
Thousands at Space for Cycling and Pedal on Parliament rides
Space for Cycling: brightening up the city. Photo: CTC, Creative Commons licence
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.
30 April 2015 - 4:08pm
Martine McCutcheon launches CTC’s Big Bike Revival
Martine McCutcheon launches the Big Bike Revival in Platt Fields
Former EastEnders and Love Actually star Martine McCutcheon has launched CTC's national campaign aimed at getting thousands of forgotten bikes out of sheds and back into use.
1 April 2015 - 12:01am
Will Jeremy Clarkson be the next CTC president?
Bealnach na Ba Pass Scotland - the Great Tour
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 - 10:48am
Take a minute to Vote Bike!
Bicycle outside of a polling station
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 - 9:35am
Political parties quizzed on their cycling commitments
John Humphrys chairing The Big Cycling Debate
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.
25 February 2015 - 2:58pm
Follow The Big Cycling Debate on Twitter #cyclingdebate
Cycling supporter at Labour Party Conference Sept 2014, Manchester
The UK Cycling Alliance (UKCA) will be hosting the first ever national cycling debate on Monday 2 March.
19 February 2015 - 12:25pm
The Big Cycling Debate – chance to participate!
UKCA Big Cycling Debate
With the General Election fast approaching, the UK Cycling Alliance - which includes CTC - has invited cycling leads in political parties to debate what they would do to make cycling safer and increase participation levels.
5 February 2015 - 6:04pm
CTC urges action on cycle safety as casualty rates rise
Cyclist outside the Royal Courts of Justice
New figures show that cyclist casualty numbers, particularly serious cyclist casualties, are still rising more steeply than cycle use.
29 January 2015 - 1:45pm
Cardiff aims to become UK's Amsterdam
Cardiff City Cycling
Cardiff Cycle City, the new grassroots movement seeking to make Cardiff the best cycling city in the UK, has today launched the Cardiff City Cycling Manifesto
28 January 2015 - 6:58pm
Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy agreed
Cyclists on a Space for Cycling rally in Manchester
Parliament passes Government amendment to include a Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy after pressure from CTC and others.
27 January 2015 - 11:52am
CTC campaigning win! Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy
Deputy PM Nick Clegg on the CTC stand
Today (Tuesday 27 January 2015) CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed Parliament’s approval of the Government’s amendment to introduce a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy as part of the Infrastructure Bill.

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