Designed for Cycling

Trials of new cycling infrastructure have fed into these new regulations
After years of pressure from CTC, the Department for Transport has unveiled a major reform of the traffic signs and signals regulations, which will allow better quality cycle facilities to be built, and much greater flexibility for local authorities to adopt their own approaches.

 
 
Front cover of the Space for Cycling guide
To help explain what Space for Cycling means in practice, CTC, with help from our campaign group partners, has produced this guide for local decision makers.

 
 
Cycle use has declined in 2012/2013 compared with the previous year
Overall, across England, the proportion of people cycling once a month or more has fallen from 15.3% to 14.7% in one year - a reduction in over a third of million people.

 
 
Becky Reynolds, "One Way, No Way!" Campaigner
Becky Reynolds grew up cycling. Her Mum taught her to ride at an early age, so cycling has been and integral part of her life for as long as she can remember. What changed this everyday self-described 'utility cyclist' into a campaigner and co-founder of Cycle Lewes, an active campaigning group?

 
 
Sarah with her two children
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?

 
 
What do we mean by Space for Cycling? - 17 Apr 2014 - Article
How do we create Space for Cycling? A range of solutions is needed, for major and minor roads or junctions, in urban and rural areas alike.

 
 
Gary of Outspoken Delivery inaugurating the European Cycle Logistics Federation
It’s boom time for Cargo Bikes - 15 Apr 2014 - News
More than 200 delegates from 25 countries met at the second European Cycle Logistics Conference, 12 April in Nijmegen, Netherlands, to celebrate the stellar potential of cycle delivery in developing new business models and reducing congestion in inner cities.

 
 
Space for Cycling
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 in Brighton - bus stop bypasses on the Lewes Road
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.

 
 
Space for Cycling logo
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.

 
 
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