Commitment to Cycling

Chancellor outside No 11 Downing St (CC No 10)
Funding4Cycling - 9 Oct 2014 - Campaign
CTC’s #funding4cycling campaign is calling on MPs to back the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group's appeal to the Chancellor to make the Prime Minister's "cycling revolution" a reality.

CTC President Jon Snow
At the start of the Conservative Party Conference, representatives from a coalition of cycling groups have called on the government to “stop treating cycling like a poor relation” and create a long-term, properly-resourced cycling strategy.

Riders at Manchester Mass Bike ride
Is UK cycling at a turning point? - 25 Sep 2014 - Blog
CTC's newly-appointed Campaigns and Communications co-ordinator Sam Jones considers whether attitudes to cycling are changing.

Manchester cyclists of all ages take to the roads
Manchester saw 300 cyclists taking to the streets in a peaceful rally promoting the Space for Cycling campaign on Monday 22 September, as one part of CTC campaign activity at the party conference.

Cyclists taking to the streets
Cllr Jerry Evans of Birmingham City Council has signed up as the 500th councillor to the national Space for Cycling campaign.

Caroline Waugh's Disability Sports award
Caroline's time to shine (again!) - 15 Sep 2014 - Blog
Following her introduction to cycling some five years ago, CTC member Caroline Waugh has beome a champion for inclusive cycling in South Yorkshire and beyond. She was recently nominated for a Service to Disability Sport award.

The Strategy aims to make cycling "accessible, attractive, safe and desirable"
The aims of the draft Northern Ireland Bicycle Strategy are generally admirable. However it will need to be followed by a Delivery Plan which sets challenging but achievable targets, and provides serious funding, if the Strategy's "fine words" are to be turned into reality.

The new law would require Government to prepare plans for cycling expenditure
Six campaigning groups, including CTC, have come together to back amendments to the Infrastructure Bill which would force the Government to plan for greater investment in cycling and walking.

Cycle use has increased amongst men aged 30-60
Cycle use down in England in 2013 - 29 Jul 2014 - News
Government transport data from last year show that the bounce in participation in 2012 has subsided, and cycle use has fallen back to 2011 levels, with the fewest number of trips per person at any point over the last 20 years.

Inquiry witnesses Edmund King (AA), Chris Boardman (BC) and Roger Geffen (CTC)
The Commons Transport Select Committee's inquiry report on Cycle Safety has been published, endorsing many of CTC's recommendations.

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