Commitment to Cycling

Following earlier announcements of capital funding for infrastructure projects, the Government has now announced the allocations of £64m in supporting revenue funding to encourage the use of sustainable transport.

£2bn announced for new roads or bigger junctions - with almost none on cycling. Meanwhile, the Department for Transport has announced £15m for 2015-16 to be spent on cycle rail improvements, typically additional cycle parking at railway stations.

In mid-April, we launched the national Space for Cycling campaign in partnership with Cyclenation groups across the country. Our new interactive map shows where councillors have signed up so far, and Newcastle leads the way, outside London.

MPs and peers take to two wheels - 19 Jun 2014 - News
The annual Parliamentary Bike Ride to launch Bike Week 2014 was followed by speeches from a cross-party panel of MPs who all agreed more needs to be done to boost cycling levels in the UK.

Maximise the economic benefits of cycling, CTC tells the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Space for Cycling Big Ride Success - 19 May 2014 - News
Hundreds of cyclists in cities across the UK showed their support for Space for Cycling by participating in locally held Big Rides.

On 17 May thousands will be coming out to ride in support of Space for Cycling. With elections just 5 days later, these Big Rides will be a final chance to influence local candidates before the 22nd May elections.

MPs have acknowledged evidence from CTC of the failures of the National Transport Model in a report by the Transport Select Committee on the strategic road network.

Over 70 people attended CTC's Space for Cycling campaigners' conference in Leeds on Saturday 3 May 2014. Here below are the presentations and workshop notes from the different sessions.

Over 70 campaigners from around the country met up in Leeds for the first Space for Cycling campaigners conference on 3 May.

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