4 September 2015 - 1:03pm
Driving ban for drink-driving football star
Everton footballer Darron Gibson was sentenced this week for drink-driving and hitting a group of cyclists then fleeing the scene. CTC argues he should have been charged with dangerous driving.
3 September 2015 - 3:30pm
England's travel habits: is cycling making a small comeback?
From a cycling perspective, the latest figures on England’s travel habits suggest a small revival in cycle trips may be underway, even though overall travel is declining. The average person made more cycle trips in 2014 than in 2013, as well as cycling more miles.
1 September 2015 - 7:50am
Act now to Make Trails for Wales!
The Welsh Government wants to improve the opportunities to access the outdoors. CTC, together with Open MTB and partners, sees this as a chance to open up the Welsh countryside while also putting pressure on England to do likewise – and we need your help!
25 August 2015 - 3:13pm
Shocking violence towards cyclist sparks Met man-hunt
The police have released footage of a man who aggressively pushed a female cyclist off her bike into the road in Tower Hamlets, London. The attack was captured on the woman’s helmet cam and has since gone viral.
17 August 2015 - 8:28am
Cycling uphill is considerably harder than riding on the flat, but most cyclists can’t help themselves. Dave Barter wonders what makes us cycle up steep climbs and meets cyclists who are fast uphills.
14 August 2015 - 11:19am
Help secure equal rights for road crime victims: act now!
CTC is backing proposed changes to the Victims' Code (England & Wales) that would stop road crime victims being left out from it. To ensure that they also get equal rights, nearly 1800 people contacted the Government in support of CTC's proposals over 3 days!
11 August 2015 - 10:18am
Cycling in South Holland
Cycling UK member Nigel Bell’s wife and son hadn’t been on a cycle tour before, so they went where the bicycle is king: the
intensively cycle-networked Netherlands
1 August 2015 - 1:45pm
Book now for the Big Bike Bash 2015
The Big Bike Bash is back again this August for a weekend of mountain bike family fun at UK Youth's Avon Tyrell Centre in the New Forest.
31 July 2015 - 1:37pm
Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy A Step Closer
Today, the first ever legal requirement for the Government to produce a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy comes into force. While CTC welcomes the news as a positive next step for cycling, there remain concerns of a funding shortfall and the impact this could have.
30 July 2015 - 12:34pm
Are all HGV drivers getting enough sleep?
A BBC Radio 4 programme looking at the impact of sleep deprivation on health and safety has drawn attention to the risks taken by HGV drivers who don’t get a good night’s sleep. CTC's Rhia Favero explains why this poses a threat to cyclists and other road users.
27 July 2015 - 8:27am
Wales has the tools but needs to use them
Statistics for cycling in Wales show a disturbing trend as cycling casualties increase, as CTC Cymru calls for the Welsh Government to make good on the ambitions contained in the Active Travel Act Wales.
24 July 2015 - 12:19pm
Transport for London Cycle Route Study
Help Transport for London with its current study of cycle routes by taking part in a survey, and or by mapping your routes with a handy app to create better cycle networks in the future.
23 July 2015 - 3:27pm
Taxi for DfT!
As summer begins in Westminster, the Department for Transport announces its support for greener transport options and low emission vehicles just weeks after the Chancellor raised the levy on their use.
17 July 2015 - 3:59pm
CTC's award-winning volunteers 2014
CTC is made up of thousands of volunteers, who give their time to organise rides, campaign to make our roads and trails better and encourage more people to experience the joys of cycling. Every year CTC honours those to make us who we are. Find out more about the 2015 Volunteer of the Year winners.