Cycle Advocacy Network
Safe Streets Now
Join Safe Streets Now on our National Day of Action on Saturday 30th September. Safe Streets Now is a grassroots coalition of community groups across the UK, backed by national road safety organisations. At 11am on 30th September we will stand together in a series of co-ordinated events throughout the country to reclaim our space, find our peace and demand justice for the victims of road danger.
Eastern Transport Plan 2035 - consultation
Northern Ireland's Department for Infrastructure (DfI) are currently preparing a new transport plan which will set the framework for making transport policy and investment decisions up until 2035. The Eastern Transport Plan (ETP) 2035, previously known as the Belfast Metropolitan Transport Plan (BMTP), covers five council areas and will also support the preparation of the Local Development Plans for these councils. You can provide your views on the draft Vision and Objectives for the ETP between 4 September and 30 October 2023
|Give your views|
Have your say on Northern Ireland’s emissions reduction targets
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) on behalf of the Northern Ireland Executive have published a consultation on Northern Ireland’s 2030 & 2040 Emissions Reduction Targets & First Three Carbon Budgets & Seeking views on Climate Change Committee (CCC) Advice Report: The path to a Net Zero Northern Ireland and welcome the views of everyone across Northern Ireland. Your views matter.
|Have your say|
Waiting to happen - action in memory of Emma Burke Newman
If you are in Glasgow or know the city please respond to this new campaign in memory of Emma Burke Newman who was killed whilst cycling in Jan 2023. The campaign seeks to make 3 challenging junctions in Glasgow safer.
|Make Glasgow safer|
Get involved - Cycle to School Week
Could you use pedal power to get to school? Find out more about Cycle to School Week and how you can get involved. This year it runs from 25-29 September.
|See the resources|
Influence your Union to campaign for active travel
Read (and be inspired by) Jill's story and then work out how you can use her proposal to the National Education Union as a starting point in your own union or professional body.
|KICKSTART YOUR CAMPAIGN|
Research and recover lost rights of way
There are thousands of historical rights of way were recorded incorrectly when councils were compiling their official maps in the 1950s. However, the public’s right to ride on them still exists. It hasn’t just disappeared because they’ve been marked incorrectly on a map. Discover and recover lost rights of way near you.
England and Wales
|FIND THE WAYS|
By volunteering for Cycling UK as a local rep or regional coordinator, you can maximise the impact you can have in your area.
Become a local representative of Cycling UK and join our forum for local campaigners. Ask questions, share advice, access the expertise of the hive mind.
Whether you’re calling on your council for safer roads, working with local parents for routes to schools, building a local movement for active travel, opening up off-road access or responding to consultations - other people will be working on similar issues across the UK. Your time is precious, your insights are valuable.
If you already have experience in local campaigning and want to help lubricating the chain links of the Cycle Advocacy Network, join us as a regional coordinator, providing support and oversight to local representatives in your patch.