Commitment to Cycling

This Thursday 16 October, MPs return to the Commons to debate the future of UK cycling. CTC’s Sam Jones gives some background to the debate and explains why your MP should attend.

 
 
With party conference season over for another year, CTC Campaigner Robbie Gillett takes a look at the main political parties’ positions on funding for cycling.

 
 
CTC launch #Funding4Cycling - 9 Oct 2014 - Press Release
Delayed plans for cycling growth suggest lack of Government commitment and leadership, so CTC is asking all cyclists join them in telling the Chancellor to provide funding for cycling.

 
 
At the start of the Conservative Party Conference, representatives from a coalition of cycling groups have called on the government to “stop treating cycling like a poor relation” and create a long-term, properly-resourced cycling strategy.

 
 
Is UK cycling at a turning point? - 25 Sep 2014 - Blog
CTC's newly-appointed Campaigns and Communications co-ordinator Sam Jones considers whether attitudes to cycling are changing.

 
 
Manchester saw 300 cyclists taking to the streets in a peaceful rally promoting the Space for Cycling campaign on Monday 22 September, as one part of CTC campaign activity at the party conference.

 
 
Cllr Jerry Evans of Birmingham City Council has signed up as the 500th councillor to the national Space for Cycling campaign.

 
 
Caroline's time to shine (again!) - 15 Sep 2014 - Blog
Following her introduction to cycling some five years ago, CTC member Caroline Waugh has beome a champion for inclusive cycling in South Yorkshire and beyond. She was recently nominated for a Service to Disability Sport award.

 
 
The aims of the draft Northern Ireland Bicycle Strategy are generally admirable. However it will need to be followed by a Delivery Plan which sets challenging but achievable targets, and provides serious funding, if the Strategy's "fine words" are to be turned into reality.

 
 
Six campaigning groups, including CTC, have come together to back amendments to the Infrastructure Bill which would force the Government to plan for greater investment in cycling and walking.

 
 
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