25 August 2016 - 11:29am
Cycling equals anti-social - in Newport!
As Newport joins Mansfield in enforcing a ban on cycling in its town centre, what happened to Wales's active travel aspirations, and will all drivers and pedestrians face bans elsewhere due to the irresponsible actions of a few?
[N.B. Following this report's initial publication, Newport Council accepted on 25/08 that its cycling ban can't last till midnight - see update below]
6 June 2016 - 10:19am
Why I love cycling to work
For over a decade Cycling UK's Julie Rand has been cycling to work, she blogs about her choice of route and the highs and lows of being a cycle commuter.
13 April 2016 - 6:38pm
Stories from the school run
A pop up campaign to highlight the challenges parents in getting their children to school on the UK's roads by bike kicks off this week. Our Head of Development Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is contributing her preschool run film to the campaign.
4 March 2016 - 2:27pm
Ice time for a ride: reading the signs
As the mercury begins to drop, in this guest blog, the Met Office explains what cyclists can look out for when the conditions grow increasingly icy…
3 March 2016 - 12:44pm
Healthy New Towns to Get Britain Cycling?
NHS England are looking to cycling in their plans to build 10 'Healthy New Towns'. A promising step - but does it go far enough asks CTC's new campaigner Tom Guha.
6 October 2015 - 8:42am
The Near Miss Project is back!
The Near Miss Project returns this month for a second year, studying cycling near misses and other non-injury incidents. Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster Dr Rachel Aldred, who leads on the project, writes why it is important for cyclists to take part.
3 September 2015 - 12:00am
Cycle to Work Day: what a difference a shower makes!
As cyclists across the UK take to their wheels for Cycle to Work Day, cyclist Sam Mugford relates how a cycle friendly employer has enabled him to continue pedaling no matter the conditions!
1 September 2015 - 1:07pm
My Ride to Work: Jonathan Sharpe
Thinking of taking a longer cycling commute? Cycle To Work Day Coordinator Jonathan Sharpe shares his top tips for getting yourself ready for the challenge.
26 August 2015 - 10:41am
My Ride to Work: Ian Taylor
Our Cycle To Work Day series continues with Ian Taylor (our IT guru) reflecting on his rides to and from work.
24 August 2015 - 1:01pm
My Ride to Work: Sam Jones
As CTC prepares for Cycle to Work day, campaigner Sam Jones blogs on how he started cycling to work 8 years ago and the delights of his ride today.
19 June 2015 - 2:29pm
The YHA celebrates Bike Week 2015 in style
It’s Bike Week and YHA are really celebrating this year after the charity’s big commitment over the last few months to promoting cycling throughout England and Wales. So we thought we would ask them to write us a blog piece about why Bike Week means so much to them ...
6 May 2015 - 8:26am
Don't Drive Daddy!
The simplest of joys can mean the difference between a happy child going to school or a real drag during the school run.
8 April 2015 - 8:14am
Inhabiting Infrastructure: explaining cycling's complexity
This guest blog post was written by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Could their publication 'Inhabiting Infrastructure' influence campaigners’ attempts to explain the need for Space for Cycling?
23 February 2015 - 1:53pm
Is too much technology a bad thing?
New gear for bikes is coming out all the time but is this smart technology good for cycling wonders CTC Communications volunteer Margaret-Anne Orgill
11 December 2014 - 10:10am
What drivers need to know about cyclists...
Let's get one thing straight: I am a car driver, I love driving my car, but because I am a cyclist too, there are some things I'd love to explain to all drivers to stop them beeping, shouting, revving behind me and overtaking too close when I am on my bike.
14 October 2014 - 10:52am
CTC’s Sam Jones considers what a day in the life of a cyclist might be like by 2020 - IF the Government had committed to Funding4Cycling in 2014, AND had been investing at least £10 per head annually for the previous five years.
3 July 2014 - 11:05am
My first ride to work at CTC
It took me two months to find the opportunity to cycle to work at CTC National Office in Guildford but I’m glad I did…