Public Transport

Picture of Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo
CTC has made a direct approach to Eurostar asking for a meeting to discuss the high-speed train provider’s controversial plans to make cyclists dismantle and box up their bikes to travel.

 
 
London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall
A day after CTC launched its 'Zero stars for Eurostar' campaign calling on the train provider to rethink its proposed new cycle-carriage policy, London Mayor Boris Johnson MP has said he will write to Eurostar urging them not to proceed with the planned changes.

 
 
Passengers boarding Eurostar at Kings Cross St Pancras
Cycling's zero stars for Eurostar - 13 Oct 2015 - Press Release
CTC criticises “hypocritical” change in Eurostar policy which would make cyclists “third-class passengers”

 
 
Help get Eurostar to reverse its regressive policy on boxing up your bike
CTC is spearheading a Europe-wide campaign urging “hypocritical” Eurostar to reverse its controversial decision to make cyclists dismantle their cycles before travelling.

 
 
£2bn of funding for masses of new roads; just £15m dedicated to cycling
£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.

 
 
House of Parliament
CTC isn’t taking sides on whether or not to build HS2 Phase 1 (the proposed high speed rail line between London and the West Midlands), but we do want to make sure that cyclists get the best deal out of the project.

 
 
Free bike safety checks from Dr Bike
Cycle Chilterns will be running a number of free bike safety check sessions at town markets and train stations across the Chilterns this winter.

 
 
A Liverpool bus
Paul McCartney wrote about the ‘Long and Winding Road’. Well, Merseyside's bus passengers may now be feeling they are living out the song's lyrics after the Mayor enforced a suspension of the city's bus lanes in a bid to ease traffic congestion.

 
 
The McClelland family at the 'Titanic' starting point in Belfast
It is the first time this prestigious international event is being held outside continental Europe. The Giro d'Italia 2014 will travel from Belfast to Trieste in 21 stages and route details have just been announced.

 
 
Man with bike boarding French train
Ed Lancaster of the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) looks at opportunities to take your own bike with you if you travel for a cycle holiday in France by rail.

 
 
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