Public Transport

A bike on Eurostar. Photo: Sara Lincoln
Taking your bike on Eurostar - 25 May 2017 - Cycle Magazine
Eurostar’s cycle carriage policy was revamped in the wake of Cycling UK’s successful 2015 campaign. Sam Jones gets a ticket to ride

 
 
Transport Secretary Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP opens Ewell West cycle hub
Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling who is also the local MP for Epsom and Ewell, took the opportunity this Friday (25 November) to officially open Ewell West station’s latest cycle hub.

 
 
CTC's campaign Zero stars for Eurostar
Zero stars for Eurostar - 5 Nov 2016 - Campaign
We're giving "Zero stars for Eurostar" as they seek to make cycle-carriage even more difficult.

 
 
Cycle Minister Andrew Jones MP opens Woking Station's new cycle hub
Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP opens Woking Station’s expanded cycle hub, taking their capacity up to 520 spaces for bikes.

 
 
Cycletopia includes 15 real life examples of good schemes to promote cycling
Cycletopia - 31 Oct 2016 - Campaign
CTC's Cycletopia is made up of real life examples of what can be done to make Britain's towns and cities more cycle friendly, combined in a single image.

 
 
Intercity 125 at Bristol Temple Meads
In spring this year Great Western Railways (GWR) announced that all bikes on their high speed trains would require mandatory booking from May. Understandably there was public outcry and confusion. In October, Cycling UK and Ben Bradshaw, MP for Exeter and keen cyclist, met with Great Western Railways (GWR) to discuss current and future cycle rail policy.

 
 
Cycling a London bus route. Credit Flickr CC Gareth Williams
CTC has welcomed the announcement from Transport for London on 1 February of the launch of a new bus safety programme, set to incentivise safety in its contracts. CTC has called for an extension of this programme to cover the whole of the UK and to include lorries.

 
 
While total police numbers are down 3.5%, roads police officers are down by 37%
CTC has marked Road Safety Week with two appearances in Parliament and one on Radio 4, calling for action to reduce lorry danger

 
 
eurostar
Cycling UK is celebrating after Eurostar backed down over its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes thanks to our 'Zero Stars for Eurostar' campaign.

 
 
Eurostar train heading out of the medway towns on the HS1
Eurostar appears to have delayed its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes to travel, an investigation by Cycling UK has revealed.

 
 
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