Commitment to Cycling

Sarah Sharp never thought of herself as a cycle campaigner before she initiated the Chichester 20s Plenty campaign; in fact, this self-described 'ordinary housewife' didn’t even learn to ride a bike until she was 28. So what was it exactly that changed in this mum of two?

 
 
Coinciding with the launch of CTC's Space for Cycling campaign, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that cycling has the potential to create at least 76,000 jobs and save 10,000 lives in the pan-European region.

 
 
CTC, the national cycling charity, has launched the national Space for Cycling campaign. It call on councils to ensure that anyone can cycle anywhere, and to seek the funding this will require.

 
 
Space for Cycling calls on councils to improve our streets so that anyone can cycle anywhere. But what does that mean in practice? CTC wants your photos and examples of infrastructure that's good or bad to explain to councils what works, and what needs improvement.

 
 
London Cycling Campaign has launched its Space for Cycling campaign today (7th April), targeting election candidates in all 624 wards in London with local-specific requests for cycling improvements. CTC will shortly launch a national version of the campaign along with local groups around the UK.

 
 
Dorset Cycling Network is concerned with bringing about change for cyclists by enabling individuals and institutions within Dorset to network, which yields an attractive model to deliver nationwide county collaboration.

 
 
Cycling levels in European countries - 1 Apr 2014 - Article
How does the UK's level of cycling compare with that of other European countries?

 
 
Space for Cycling: the background - 1 Apr 2014 - Article
A better standard of design for cycle facilities. Proper provision for cyclists on the busiest roads. Those are the aims of CTC’s Space for Cycling campaign, which is being run in conjunction with local campaign groups around the country.

 
 
CTC member and academic Robin Lovelace describes the Catalonian city, with numerous photos to illustrate cycle paths of Barcelona's urban centre, the scale of the city's bicycle rental scheme and provides an insight into what it's like to cycle in the city.

 
 
The World Bike Forum was in Brazil in February. Bikes not Bombs organised a video discussion between Charlotte Fagan in Curitiba and the Youth Bike Summit in New York. We asked: are cyclists facing the same issues across continents? YES! But the details are certainly different.

 
 
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