Designed for Cycling

Pothole on Manor Rd, Guildford
Following the death of a cyclist who hit a water filled pothole and was thrown into the path of an oncoming car, Warwickshire County Council face questions as to why they allegedly postponed planned resurface works. Surely the decision wasn't because of xmas tree sales?

 
 
A369 Cycle Route Road Works
Highways England’s Cycling Strategy, while rich in promise, only highlights the need to reallocate funding from the Government's Road Investment Strategy towards cycling.

 
 
Corbridge ACLs
A testing stretch of the Hadrian’s Cycleway in Northumberland is now safer and more user-friendly thanks to CTC campaigner Ted Liddle.

 
 
'Potentially lethal' 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.

 
 
Cyclist watching road maintenance operations
Highway maintenance - 24 Nov 2015 - Campaigning Views
Cyclists suffer disproportionately from poor highway maintenance, so they need local authorities to keep surfaces smooth, well-swept and defect-free.

 
 
Line of Vélib hire bikes outside a Paris store.
Reflections by Duncan Dollimore on headlines about proposals allowing cyclists to jump red lights, and how a similar plans introduced in Paris have met apparent success.

 
 
Cardiff City Hall
Paris, Brussels, Delhi…and now Cardiff. CTC has welcomed the news that plans to hold a traffic-free day in the Welsh capital have been given the green light.

 
 
Cycle campaigners pedalling along the Brighton sea front
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.

 
 
Brighton beach
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!

 
 
Cycle commuting
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.

 
 
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