3 February 2016 - 5:53pm
MPs keep up pressure for investment in cycling
MPs of all parties joined forces on 3 February to call for significant increase in the funding allocated for cycling, to make cycling a safe and normal activity for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
12 January 2016 - 5:54pm
Tribute Ride success is a Billie bonus
More women look sure to be cycling this year – thanks to a legend who set a world record way back in 1938. CTC members were among the hundreds of women who took to their bikes throughout 2015 in memory of Billie Fleming, who rode the greatest distance ever cycled by a female 78 years ago.
23 December 2015 - 12:56pm
CTC in bike donation appeal after 'callous' theft
CTC is appealing for people to donate children’s bikes after heartless thieves stole 12 cycles used for popular after-school sessions in Reading. The bikes were taken during a break-in at Palmer Park Sports Stadium during the early hours of Tuesday 15 December.
22 December 2015 - 4:10pm
Bikeability boosted for the next 4 years
The Government’s announcement of £50m for cycle training scheme Bikeability is welcomed but the question of Space for Cycling still remains unanswered.
22 December 2015 - 1:25pm
Government letting unsafe drivers “off the hook”
CTC, the national cycling charity, expressed concern that the Government’s new Road Safety Statement issued yesterday (21 December) effectively lets unsafe drivers “off the hook”.
17 December 2015 - 12:12pm
Reallocate road funding for cycling says CTC
As the Government publishes its mission statement for the forthcoming Cycling and Walking Strategy (CWIS), CTC the national cycling charity questions the Government’s overall commitment to meet the aspirations outlined today.
4 December 2015 - 10:06am
CTC calls for safer Oxford cycle crossing
Nearly 700 cyclists have signed a petition spearheaded by CTC Councillor Graham Smith calling for Oxfordshire County Council to redesign a “potentially lethal” crossing facility for bikes in Oxford.
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.
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.
27 July 2015 - 8:27am
Wales has the tools but needs to use them
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 - 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.
24 June 2015 - 11:50am
Patchy picture for local cycling levels, new figures show
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 - 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.
22 May 2015 - 9:11am
50 years to double current cycle use says CTC
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 - 10:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
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.