Designed for Cycling

Cyclist using Fill That Hole app
Today (Tuesday 23 December 2014) CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed the Department for Transport (DfT) confirmation of its earlier announcement to provide dedicated funding to improve the conditions of England’s roads.

 
 
New cycle track in Bristol - photo courtesy of Bristol 24/7
CTC has teamed up with the Campaign to Protect Rural England, Living Streets, Campaign for Better Transport, Sustrans and British Cycling to propose an Amendment to the Infrastructure Bill currently passing through the House of Commons.

 
 
The location where the fine was issued
A cyclist whose legal challenge is being supported by the Cyclists' Defence Fund has received a court summons for failing to pay a fine for pavement cycling.

 
 
CTC cycling Case Study
Portsmouth - A City to Share - 14 Nov 2014 - Case Study
In response to a challenge from the Leader of Portsmouth City Council Cllr Donna Jones, Portsmouth Cycle Forum has just launched 'A City to Share', its strategy to put safe cycling at the heart of Portsmouth’s transport policy.

 
 
Parliament Square: TfL image of planned cycle route
Boris Johnson's plans for two iconic cycle routes through Central London may not be perfect, but their sheer boldness deserves our overall support.

 
 
Potholes due to lack of maintenance
Just 0.9% of the minor road network is resurfaced or strengthened each year, and a further 3.1% is surface dressing, down from double that figure 20 years ago. The failure to maintain the roads has led to the growth in potholes reported by local authorities over recent years.

 
 
Proposed Heysham - Lancaster route
Petitioning for a green route to Heysham - 30 Jul 2014 - Case Study
Lancashire cycle campaign group Dynamo has been successfully drumming up public support for a proposed green cycle route to connect Lancaster to Heysham.

 
 
100 residents pinned messages to local councillors on a bike
Nearly 100 people from the Leighton Buzzard area have come together to demand that the council invest more funds in better provision for cycling in the town.

 
 
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.

 
 
How CS5 could look as it approaches Vauxhall
New designs out for consultation show that the quality of design for cycling infrastructure has shot up. The new route, which parallels one of London's busiest distributor roads, will now be almost entirely protected from traffic, with generous widths and good continuity.

 
 
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