Promotion and Encouragement

Doing everything possible to encourage employees to commute by cycle and to cycle for work purposes helps improve the health and productivity of a workforce, lowers the cost of business transport and eases congestion at peak time.

 
 
Cycle-friendly schools and colleges (Cycling UK views) - 17 Jan 2017 - Campaigning Views
Schools and colleges should encourage cycling because it's good both for children and for the local and wider environment.

 
 
Southampton Cargo Bikes got into the seasonal spirit this week with Christmas-themed fancy dress and decorated bikes for a festive ride into the centre of Southampton, supported by Cycling UK and My Journey Southampton, the travel awareness campaign by Southampton City Council.

 
 
Michael, a 37 year-old disabled man from Stenhouse in Edinburgh has only been visiting the ABC for a few months but is already hooked on cycling.

 
 
Cycling UK has made a £200 donation to Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling as a thank you for helping over 300 people try out adapted cycles at RideLondon 2016.

 
 
Before hearing about the Big Bike Revival in Scotland, the last time Chhaya had been on a bike was over 20 years ago. After attending two led rides offered by Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), she now can't get enough of cycling.

 
 
After realising there was no mention of gender issues in the APPCG's 'Get Britain Cycling' report, the group decided to invite a selection of speakers, including Cycling UK's Hannah Chivers, along to a meeting to highlight some of the issues specific to encouraging more women to cycle and ways that some of the barriers are being overcome.

 
 
Josh Allen is a keen cyclist and community worker who has volunteered at Monty’s Community Hub since August 2015.

 
 
Cycling has given Tashi a new-found sense of freedom as she waits to hear whether she can stay in this country – a freedom she can never enjoy in her homeland of Tibet.

 
 
As a 17-year-old asylum seeker from Pakistan, Mohammed couldn’t afford a bike. Today, not only does he own one, he has also learned how to fix it and has trained to become a Ride Leader.

 
 
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