Effective Cycle Forums

Effective Cycle Forums

Many councils have Cycle Forums where officers and elected members meet with local cycling advocates. They operate with varying degrees of success. This briefing looks at how to set one up if there isn't one, good operational practice, along with cures for an ailing Forum.

Cycle Forums, usually (but not necessarily) run by local councils, bring officers, elected members, local cycling advocates and other interested parties together for regular discussion.

Some Forums get things done and keep going, while others turn into 'talking shops' and may even fold.  Why? This briefing poses some questions and examines some of the critical factors for success.

Intended for anyone who's starting a Forum from scratch, or who wants to take a fresh look at existing arrangements.

Read in conjunction with CTC's Effective joint working with campaigners.