Commitment to Cycling

Cycling and the economy - 11 Aug 2016 - Campaigning Views
Cycling contributes more than many people think to local and national economies.

 
 
Rebecca Evans AM, the Welsh Government Minister with responsibility for Active Travel, will be using today's (Monday 8 August) launch of a new campaign by Wales’ leading walking and cycling organisations to urge people to have their say on how their communities could be better designed for getting around on foot and by bike.

 
 
The #Space4Cycling councillor sign-up tool has relaunched - and we need you to contact your councillors! Since the tool's launch, 744 councillors have pledged support for the campaign. However, elections since then mean that many of these people have lost their seats. As we gear up to revive the Space for Cycling campaign, we're calling on the public to help rebuild this lost political support!

 
 
National transport policy and cycling - 7 Jun 2016 - Campaigning Views
The huge benefits of cycling can be maximised by giving it a central role in national transport policy.

 
 
As the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) holds its inquiry into England’s first Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) today, Cycling UK’s #morethanmilk action scores a result with over 50 MPs writing to The Times backing our five key milestones.

 
 
As the Government inches towards publishing its first Cycling and Walking Strategy (CWIS) for England, Cycling UK campaigner Sam Jones explains why funding for cycling (and walking) should be #morethanmilk.

 
 
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is returning to Scotland's capital from 9 - 19 June. It will be the biggest celebration of cycling in Scotland and Cycling UK will be hosting events and activities to showcase just how cycling can and is changing people's lives.

 
 
Did you Vote Bike on 5 May? - 5 May 2016 - Blog
This spring Cycling UK has been contacting candidates throughout England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales ahead of the various elections held today, 5 May. Cycling UK campaigner, Sam Jones, outlines what has happened and what’s next…

 
 
Women and Cycling Conference - 5 May 2016 - Blog
The second Women and Cycling Conference brought together over a hundred women in the cycling sector to meet, share experiences and develop new project ideas.

 
 
The remarkable recent rise in the popularity, profile and rates of cycling in Northern Ireland is being recognised by a political class seemingly undergoing a culture shift. Local campaigner, NI Greenways, gives a bit more background on what is happening this Election Cycle 2016.

 
 
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