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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Book your place now! CTC & Cyclenation's annual cycle campaigners' conference 2015,hosted in Liverpool by Merseyside Cycle Campaign on Saturday 24 October. Key speakers and workshop sessions will provide a forum to discuss recent developments and new opportunities in local cycle campaiging

Help Transport for London with its current study of cycle routes by taking part in a survey, and or by mapping your routes with a handy app to create better cycle networks in the future.

David Cameron met with members of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) to discuss cycle safety.

What started as a one-off flash ride on the Scottish Parliament is now rapidly becoming an institution and part of the Scottish cycling calendar. Sally Hinchcliffe, one of the founding organisers, explains why this year's ride is just as important as the first.

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