24 February 2015 - 4:21pm
The benefits of local campaigning
We take a brief look at what local campaigners can do to boost political support for cycling in their area.
23 February 2015 - 2:53pm
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
5 December 2014 - 1:03pm
Fund-raising Santa Ride for Fylde Bike It
Buoyed by getting a permanent home at Park View in Lytham, in a container provided through ICC funding, the Fylde Bike It community group has arranged a fund-raising Santa Ride. So if you live on the Fylde Coast, pop and along and join the fun on 20 December at 11am.
19 November 2014 - 11:29am
Sharpen up your campaign skills
The CTC-Cyclenation annual conference takes place on Saturday 22 November, and this year it’s hosted by London Cycling Campaign. Rosie Downes, LCC’s Campaigns Manager, explains what it’s all about.
11 November 2014 - 12:16pm
What a difference a mayor makes!
It’s so great to be involved with a good, confident campaign group, says Leicester campaigner Elizabeth Barner.
7 November 2014 - 2:10pm
The BBC – cycling’s friend or foe?
This week, BBC Breakfast ran its series 'Cycling - The Road Ahead'. CTC questions its worth and whether more harm than good was done.
6 November 2014 - 2:11pm
Fairness, and everyday cycling for people with additional needs
Thanks to Katja Leyendecker, I recently became aware of the 2011 report produced by the Sustainable Development Commission and what is has to say on the subject of children, older people and those with additional needs with regard to access to cycling,
31 October 2014 - 6:52pm
Should the Prime Minister Get Britain Cycling?
CTC's campaigns and communications co-ordinator Sam Jones discusses whether the latest Governmental response on cycling is further evidence of cycling's need for strong political leadership
20 October 2014 - 10:00am
New evidence highlights the value of cycling to health
Robin Lovelace (Leeds Uni), together with James Woodcock (Cambridge Uni), at the request of CTC, put together a report demonstrating the value of cycling in health terms alone. Here he explains the importance for such research.
14 October 2014 - 11:52am
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.
30 September 2014 - 4:32pm
Birmingham councillors backing cycling
As the Conservative Party Conference winds to a close Birmingham councillors came out in force to demonstrate their support for cycling.
25 September 2014 - 5:42pm
Is UK cycling at a turning point?
CTC's newly-appointed Campaigns and Communications co-ordinator Sam Jones considers whether attitudes to cycling are changing.
18 September 2014 - 10:02am
Inspired by Space for Cycling
Emma Metcalfe was a relatively new cyclist when she got involved with Space for Cycling, a campaign co-ordinated by CTC. She attended the training day and is spear-heading an inspiring campaign in Sheffield.
4 September 2014 - 7:57pm
Backing for Boris's 'Crossrail for Bikes'
Boris Johnson's plans for two iconic cycle routes through Central London may not be perfect, but their sheer boldness deserves our overall support.
2 September 2014 - 4:54pm
Lorry driver sentenced but spotlight needed on operators
If ever there was a case that demonstrated the need to impose immediate interim driving bans on drivers that kill cyclists, this is it. CTC's Road Safety Campaigner Rhia Weston examines the evidence.
21 August 2014 - 1:02pm
Why our roads are in such a bad state
Just 0.9% of the minor road network is resurfaced or strengthened each year, and a further 3.1% is surface dressing, down from double that figure 20 years ago. The failure to maintain the roads has led to the growth in potholes reported by local authorities over recent years.