Commitment to Cycling

We ride, so they can ride. We need your help for Team ‘We Ride So They Can Ride’ to reach their target and provide vital support to cyclists with disabilities across the country. Please donate today by TEXTING TCUK17 £5 to 70070.

 
 
Bike Week has just finished – and what a week it was! As half a million people took to pedal power over thousands of events, we already miss it. We want Bike Week to be every week – and to that end, our Space for Cycling campaigner has produced a toolkit to help you persuade your local authority to build the right environment for cycling which will help it happen.

 
 
Cycling UK has joined lawyers, health experts and environmental campaigners in slamming the Government's third attempt at a draft Air Quality Strategy. Policy Director Roger Geffen explains how tackling pollution must now be now a top priority for new Environment Secretary Michael Gove

 
 
In the lead up to the England's first Metro Mayor elections, Cycling UK teamed up with local groups to ask each set of candidates to support a set of local-specific pledges. As the results stream in, Cycling UK's Space for Cycling Campaigner, Tom Guha, examines the likely next steps in each region.

 
 
Full county council elections will take place across Britain this Thursday (4 May 2017). Cycling UK, with Democracy Club and local voters, has been asking candidates how they will support cycling if elected.

 
 
All of the main candidates for Metro Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough have now responded to our Vote Bike action.

 
 
As the Metro Mayoral elections get closer, Greater Manchester is the third area to attract widespread support for Space for Cycling among the candidates.

 
 
Last Saturday (22 April) was International Earth Day and the day after the publication of the Government's Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy. To mark the day, groups across the country took to their pedals in a show of support for Space for Cycling.

 
 
Cycling UK has welcomed the vision set out in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) announcement today (Friday, 21 April) of a £1.2 billion long-term plan to make cycling and walking the natural choice for shorter journeys in England.

 
 
After 2-years of gestation, the Government's Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) has finally appeared, on the last day when the Government could make announcements before the General Election. Whatever else we've said about it previously, its vision is admirable, as is the local cycle network planning process it proposes. We now need to enlist the backing of councils and other partners, and of national as well as local politicians, to ensure this vision gets implemented.

 
 
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