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25 August 2015 - 4:13pm
Shocking violence towards cyclist sparks Met man-hunt
Still of the man captured from the cyclist's helmet cam
The police have released footage of a man who aggressively pushed a female cyclist off her bike into the road in Tower Hamlets, London. The attack was captured on the woman’s helmet cam and has since gone viral.
13 August 2015 - 9:44am
5 reasons to take part in Cycle To Work Day on 3 September
Two cyclists on station platform with their bikes
We've teamed up with our friends at Cycle Scheme to promote Cycle To Work Day 2015. Here are our top five of reasons why you should join the 760,000 people who regularly cycle to work.
24 July 2015 - 1:19pm
Transport for London Cycle Route Study
Cycle Route Survey
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.
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.
17 June 2015 - 4:01pm
Commuter gripes could be solved by Bike Week
Bike Week 2015 #BikeWeekUK
Our latest YouGov survey found that almost half of Britain’s commuters live within an ‘easily cycle-able’ distance from their workplace (0-5 miles away). If they aren't already enjoying a ride to work, research suggests millions more commuters would feel much better for making the switch to cycling.
9 June 2015 - 7:58pm
500,000 celebrate summer of cycling as Bike Week launches
Bike Week 2015
As Bike Week 2015 launches today at the Dutch Embassy (and runs 13 - 21 June), the national cycling charity, CTC, confirmed that over half a million people are set to take part in the biggest cycling event in the UK this summer.
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.
6 March 2015 - 12:30pm
Lords debate lorry safety
A construction lorry
A conference last week on cycle-lorry safety led to a useful debate in the House of Lords yesterday on the subject.
16 February 2015 - 3:12pm
Cycling is next to … Godliness?
CTC member and Bishop of Ramsbury on his Pashley
Lent begins today, and for a second year in a row CTC member the Bishop of Ramsbury has given up four wheels, to take up two for the next 40 days and nights.
19 December 2014 - 9:21am
Cycling heavyweights team up to help UK Love to Ride
Heart shaped wheel
In 2015, Love to Ride, CTC and Cyclescheme will invite 20,000 businesses to take part in the first National Workplace Cycle Challenge. The Love to Ride Challenge will be a competition between organisations across the UK to see who can get the most staff to try riding a bike.
13 October 2014 - 1:02pm
The party is over, now it is time for funding
Robert Goodwill MP and Richard Burden MP at Birmingham Space for Cycling ride
With party conference season over for another year, CTC Campaigner Robbie Gillett takes a look at the main political parties’ positions on funding for cycling.
4 September 2014 - 9:35am
Cycle to Work Day
Female cycle commuter cycling away from the camera
CTC is proud to support Cycle to Work Day, a national event championed by multi-gold medal winning Paralympic cyclist, Dame Sarah Storey. It aims to encourage everyone to cycle to work for at least just one day - on Thursday 4 September 2014.
26 March 2014 - 12:06pm
The Census and cycle commuting - new report out
Cycling in London is booming
A new report from the Office for National Statistics, issued today, confirms which authorities are getting it right for cycle commuting - and which ones aren't.
12 December 2013 - 10:21pm
Free bike safety checks in the Chilterns this winter
Free bike safety checks from Dr Bike
Cycle Chilterns will be running a number of free bike safety check sessions at town markets and train stations across the Chilterns this winter.
7 November 2013 - 10:51pm
Government planning to fail on cycling
Transport Model forecast for cycling 2010-2040
Despite huge public and cross-party parliamentary support for substantially increased cycle use between now and 2050, the Government is expecting cycle use to FALL between 2015 and 2025, with little change between then and 2040.
21 October 2013 - 6:46pm
Liverpool's CTC members object to the Mayor's bus lane suspension
A Liverpool bus
Paul McCartney wrote about the ‘Long and Winding Road’. Well, Merseyside's bus passengers may now be feeling they are living out the song's lyrics after the Mayor enforced a suspension of the city's bus lanes in a bid to ease traffic congestion.
9 September 2013 - 2:53pm
Freshers' cycle training after call from Oxford MP to improve safety for students
Riders on a street
Oxford University freshers to get free cycle training as CTC answers MP’s call at the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ debate
28 August 2013 - 2:47pm
A moveable feast for businesses in Brentford
Three people pedalling cargo bikes
Brentford Bikes, a project partly-funded by CTC, is looking to connect the people and places across of Brentford through a moveable feast of food, art and culture in order to promote the use of cargo bikes for business deliveries.
12 June 2013 - 5:38pm
A Network of Electric Bicycles are set up in Henley-On-Thames
Chiltern Valley Winery have joined the EBN
Aug 2013 - Now updated with even more hire and charge points. The CTC team in Henley-On-Thames are gearing up to host the first Electric Bicycle Network in the Chilterns!
1 April 2013 - 8:39am
Helmets not required for Tour de France 2014 Grand Depart
Ordinary, everyday, helmet-free riding that this change hopes to inspire
CTC can reveal that the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart – to be held for the first time in Yorkshire – will allow competitors to take part in the first two stages without helmets, if they so wish.

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