26 May 2015 - 10:41am
Cycle training is a very effective way to encourage more people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to cycle. It boosts skills and confidence, particularly in imperfect conditions, and teaches the rules of the road.
26 May 2015 - 10:09am
Cycling and the economy
Cycling contributes more than many people think to local and national economies...
22 May 2015 - 3:58pm
Health and cycling
Cycling is good exercise and it's easy to fit into the daily routiine. If more people took it up, it could help ward off the health crises facing the NHS...
2 March 2015 - 5:20pm
Vegetation and hedge trimmings
Cyclists have problems with overhanging vegetation or hedge trimmings left on the routes they use. Debris can cause punctures or even serious injury if it gets caught in wheels ...
27 February 2015 - 3:06pm
Towpaths, canals and rivers
Paths alongside canals and rivers can provide attractive and useful motor-traffic free routes for utility and recreational cycling...
27 February 2015 - 1:39pm
Traffic police and other enforcement agencies
More effective traffic policing is crucial for cyclists, and also helps tackle one of the biggest fears that many others have about taking up cycling in the first place - namely, bad driving...
26 February 2015 - 1:06pm
Traffic law and enforcement: Overview
Laws against bad driving and their enforcement should aim to protect all road users, including cyclists, from intimidation and injury.
25 February 2015 - 5:20pm
Common driving offences
Tackling common, bad driving offences effectively would help create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling and walking....
12 February 2015 - 5:10pm
Smarter choices - measures, including cycling, that help people find alternatives to driving - can make a huge difference to travel habits...
11 February 2015 - 11:27am
Prosecutors and courts
To reinforce the message that driving that endangers other road users is socially unacceptable, prosecutors and courts should not dismiss 'dangerous' driving as merely 'careless'.
11 February 2015 - 10:57am
National planning policies
Planning policies and decisions can make all the difference to how people choose to make their journeys - i.e. whether to drive or to travel more sustainably by cycle or on foot.
10 February 2015 - 12:26pm
Even in crowded conditions, cyclists are perfectly able to mix harmoniously with pedestrians and, contrary to popular belief, they are not a major danger to them.
6 February 2015 - 4:12pm
Motorcyclists and cyclists have much in common, but motorcycling poses more risk to others and does not offer the same environmental benefits...
26 January 2015 - 5:14pm
Cycling and local transport
To maximise cycling's benefits for local communities, councils should give it a central role in their transport plans and link it strongly with other policies and strategies...