Public Transport

£2bn of funding for masses of new roads; just £15m dedicated to cycling
£2bn announced for new roads or bigger junctions - with almost none on cycling. Meanwhile, the Department for Transport has announced £15m for 2015-16 to be spent on cycle rail improvements, typically additional cycle parking at railway stations.

 
 
House of Parliament
CTC isn’t taking sides on whether or not to build HS2 Phase 1 (the proposed high speed rail line between London and the West Midlands), but we do want to make sure that cyclists get the best deal out of the project.

 
 
Free bike safety checks from Dr Bike
Cycle Chilterns will be running a number of free bike safety check sessions at town markets and train stations across the Chilterns this winter.

 
 
A Liverpool bus
Paul McCartney wrote about the ‘Long and Winding Road’. Well, Merseyside's bus passengers may now be feeling they are living out the song's lyrics after the Mayor enforced a suspension of the city's bus lanes in a bid to ease traffic congestion.

 
 
The McClelland family at the 'Titanic' starting point in Belfast
It is the first time this prestigious international event is being held outside continental Europe. The Giro d'Italia 2014 will travel from Belfast to Trieste in 21 stages and route details have just been announced.

 
 
Man with bike boarding French train
Ed Lancaster of the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) looks at opportunities to take your own bike with you if you travel for a cycle holiday in France by rail.

 
 
Cycling to stations has grown mostly amongst on-train users
The number of people cycling to railway stations has steadily increased over the last 7 years, figures from the National Passenger Survey, obtained by CTC, reveal.

 
 
Leeds Cycle Point - a good example of cycle-rail integration
CTC has today welcomed the Government's new strategy for sustainable door-to-door trips by public transport, walking and cycling.

 
 
London taxi and cyclist
Taxis and private hire vehicles - 26 Nov 2012 - Campaigning Views
If your cycle breaks down, or it's late at night - or you're just too tired to complete your journey - knowing that you can take your bike the rest of the way by taxi can be a very reassuring thought.

 
 
Brompton Dock won the award for innovation at this year's awards
A revolutionary automated bike hire scheme and the addition of 2,000 cycle spaces across one operator’s network were some of the achievements celebrated at this year’s National Cycle Rail Awards, sponsored in part by CTC.

 
 
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