Promotion and Encouragement

Cycletopia includes 15 real life examples of good schemes to promote cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity has created ‘Cycletopia’ – an imaginary town made up of 15 real life examples in the UK of the best ways to promote, protect and inspire cycling.

Christmas shopping by bike ((photo: Mikael Colville-Andersen)
CTC is part of a consortium involved in a pioneering CycleLogistics project funded by the EU's Intelligent Energy Europe Programme. The project aims to reduce energy used in urban freight transport by replacing motorised vehicles with cargo cycles. Read on to see how you can play a part...

Bike parked alongside towpath on Rochdale's Connect2 Network
Connect2Poetry is a new project engaging community groups and schools using poetry to raise awareness of Rochdale's 36km of traffic free walking and cycling routes.

Merthyr Tydfil Bike Club video - 30 Aug 2012 - Case Study
Young reporters in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales make a video about their Bike Club and why they like cycling.

Sefton & West Lancs VISIT Project promotion at Southport Flower Show
Providing information and collecting tourists' views on cycling in Sefton and West Lancashire.

Commuters in London
CTC has welcomed new figures showing how much walking and cycling is being done regularly around England by adults. This data, now being collected thanks to CTC's campaigning, will soon prove invaluable for measuring which local authorities are successfully raising cycle use locally.

Cyclist tranporting shopping
Cycle Logistics - 23 Aug 2012 - Article
Is it really possible and practical to transport freight by cycle? CTC is involved in a european project to encourage more businesses to deliver by bike and trike.

CTC Anna at Bike Blenheim Palace 2012
Blenheim Palace is home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and his family, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. This year, it was home to a festival of cycling, and what a display it was!

Wiggins winning the Olympics Time Trial
The Olympics and me - 10 Aug 2012 - Blog
Just a few seconds into watching the Olympics and I can’t help rewinding to sports and games at school, but before I tell you whether my mind finds any pleasure in these reflections, I must state that I’m all for physical activity as part of school-life and wish it well.

Richard Monk helps a youngster to ride his bike
CTC in Colchester launches cycle refresher training sessions for adults.

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