Commitment to Cycling

Cyclists waiting at a red light in Copenhagen. Photo: Heb@Wikimedia Commons, CC
Copenhagen is well known for cycling. This week, for the first time, the number of cycles entering the city centre has officially topped the number of motor vehicles. The UK government must recognise now that creating Space for Cycling is a must if they want to fulfill their ambition of creating a 'cycling revolution'. Our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha, investigates.

 
 
Space for Cycling logo
Space for Cycling - 10 Nov 2016 - Campaign
The national Space for Cycling campaign aims to create the conditions where anyone can cycle, anywhere.

 
 
Cycling UK - Cyclenation campaign conference, London 2014
The annual Cycling UK – Cyclenation Campaigners Conference this year is held in St Albans on Saturday 19 November, and with its jam packed agenda it shouldn’t be missed.

 
 
#Morethan milk logo
Funding4Cycling - 3 Nov 2016 - Campaign
Cycling UK's call of #funding4cycling seeks to address the imbalance in resource dedicated towards cycling and active travel in general. The Prime Minister has said he wants a "cycling revolution", and our #funding4cycling will help make this a reality.

 
 
Cars on A3
Cycling UK today (Wednesday, 02 November 2016) celebrated ClientEarth’s victory in the High Court against the Government over its failure to tackle illegal air pollution across the UK, and called on Government to rebalance its investment in roads towards cycling and walking.

 
 
The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group gets Britain cycling
Get Britain Cycling - 1 Nov 2016 - Campaign
Cycling UK, with Sustrans, British Cycling and other cycling organisations, is campaigning for the Government to show strong leadership to Get Britain Cycling.

 
 
Cycletopia includes 15 real life examples of good schemes to promote cycling
Cycletopia - 31 Oct 2016 - Campaign
CTC's Cycletopia is made up of real life examples of what can be done to make Britain's towns and cities more cycle friendly, combined in a single image.

 
 
Caroline Russell in Blackfriars
Caroline Russell is a cycle campaigner and London Assembly Member. She hopes that Manchester's elected mayor will prioritise cycling in the city.

 
 
Local Mansfield cyclist
Cycling UK, via its Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF), is now supporting six local cyclists in a legal challenge of Mansfield District Council’s (MDC) town centre cycle ban.

 
 
Soft drinks in a fridge
Cycling of course! This Thursday, the Guardian published a collective call from active travel groups and health charities for the Government to use future proceeds from the so-called 'sugar tax' to fund cycling and walking to school. Campaigns Coordinator Sam Jones explains how this came about.

 
 
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