Commitment to Cycling

House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) calls for urgent Government action to prevent the 50,000 people who are dying in each year from air pollution related illnesses.

 
 
A third of candidates running for the Stormont Assembly election have endorsed a call for long-term funding for cycling and active travel in Northern Ireland.

 
 
Climate change - 19 Apr 2016 - Campaigning Views
Cycling is part of the solution for a low-carbon future.

 
 
Cycling UK President and Channel 4 newscaster, Jon Snow, has written to Assembly Member candidates asking them to pledge their support towards improving investment and leisure access for cycling, should they be successful on 5 May.

 
 
Cycling and local transport - 13 Apr 2016 - Campaigning Views
To maximise cycling's benefits for local communities, councils should give it a central role in their transport plans and link it strongly with other policies and strategies.

 
 
National planning policies - 6 Apr 2016 - Campaigning Views
Planning policies and decisions can make all the difference to how people choose to make their journeys - i.e. whether to drive or to travel more sustainably by cycle or on foot.

 
 
The government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy “won’t be worth the paper it’s written on” unless backed by sustained funding, said CTC, the national cycling charity, and British Cycling in their initial response to its draft proposals.

 
 
The Government's draft strategy's admirable fine words about normalising cycling and walking by 2040 aren't remotely matched by its targets and policies, and particularly the woeful lack of investment, says CTC Policy Director Roger Geffen.

 
 
Cycling UK has reacted with dismay to today’s Budget as Chancellor George Osborne announced more road-building plans and another freeze on fuel duty. Cycling UK Policy Director, Roger Geffen MBE, declared: “We want to get more people cycling, not driving.”

 
 
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.

 
 
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