7 May 2015 - 12:38pm
Who is winning the Vote Bike race?
As the UK heads to the Polling Station, CTC’s Sam Jones dwells on the similarity of the election and a cycling race
25 April 2015 - 12:47am
Will CWIS keep politicians honest?
Can the latest government offering for cycling be the tincture of truth needed to keep our politicians on track? CTC Communications Manager, David Murray, examines the last parliament's efforts towards 25% of trips being made by bike by 2050.
8 April 2015 - 9:14am
Inhabiting Infrastructure: explaining cycling's complexity
This guest blog post was written by Alan Latham and Peter Wood, researchers from the Departments of Geography at University College London and The Open University. Could their publication 'Inhabiting Infrastructure' influence campaigners’ attempts to explain the need for Space for Cycling?
2 April 2015 - 8:37am
Why Vote Bike?
If a week is a long time in politics, five years must begin to stretch into eternity, thinks campaigner Sam Jones as CTC launches Vote Bike!
27 March 2015 - 7:10pm
CTC's Sam Jones questions whether we should be concerned as the Government issues five reports on cycling shortly before it is dissolved.
18 March 2015 - 10:27am
80 years of 30 mph – time for a change
As the 30 mph speed limit celebrates its 80th birthday, CTC Campaigns and Communications Coordinator Sam Jones makes the case for change.
7 November 2014 - 2:10pm
The BBC – cycling’s friend or foe?
This week, BBC Breakfast ran its series 'Cycling - The Road Ahead'. CTC questions its worth and whether more harm than good was done.
31 October 2014 - 6:52pm
Should the Prime Minister Get Britain Cycling?
CTC's campaigns and communications co-ordinator Sam Jones discusses whether the latest Governmental response on cycling is further evidence of cycling's need for strong political leadership
14 October 2014 - 11:52am
CTC’s Sam Jones considers what a day in the life of a cyclist might be like by 2020 - IF the Government had committed to Funding4Cycling in 2014, AND had been investing at least £10 per head annually for the previous five years.
30 September 2014 - 4:32pm
Birmingham councillors backing cycling
As the Conservative Party Conference winds to a close Birmingham councillors came out in force to demonstrate their support for cycling.
25 September 2014 - 5:42pm
Is UK cycling at a turning point?
CTC's newly-appointed Campaigns and Communications co-ordinator Sam Jones considers whether attitudes to cycling are changing.
25 October 2013 - 10:07am
CTC in 3-day talks on delivering PM's "Cycling Revolution"
CTC has had 3 days of discussions with the Department for Transport's cycling policy team about what both they and we hope will be a genuinely "ambitious" Cycling Delivery Plan. But we face clear challenges too.
17 October 2013 - 5:08pm
CTC/Cyclenation 2013 conference report
Leeds Cycling Campaign hosted this year’s CTC/Cyclenation Conference earlier this month in splendid style at the Leeds Civic Hall. CTC’s Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, sneaked in across the border..
21 December 2012 - 10:51am
Young people are driving less
The number of driving licence holders in Britain has fallen for the first time in decades, according to the National Travel Survey. The biggest changes, however, are in the different age groups. Fewer young people are obtaining licences, but the number of older people with licences is growing.
28 November 2012 - 5:58pm
Funding for cycling: are these crumbs from the table or a turning point?
£20m more for cycling, and new guidance from NICE, but will these have much of an effect? Experience from Europe suggests political will needs to be combined with sustained investment over decades to grow cycling. Chris Peck examines the recent history of funding for cycling.