Cyclist in shopping area
Cycling and the economy Campaigning Views
Cycling contributes more than many people think to local and national economies...
Jon Snow CTC President & Chris Oliver CTC Scotland Chairman
Jon Snow, CTC President and newscaster, chairs Cycling Scotland Conference Blog
The ninth Cycling Scotland Conference was held at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow. The conference bought together active travel professionals, campaigners, volunteers, national and local politicians to learn from each other and to network.
Three people pedalling cargo bikes
A moveable feast for businesses in Brentford News
Brentford Bikes, a project partly-funded by CTC, is looking to connect the people and places across of Brentford through a moveable feast of food, art and culture in order to promote the use of cargo bikes for business deliveries.
Female cyclist
Cycling and local transport Campaigning Views
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...
Cycling through a new development
National planning policies Campaigning Views
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.
Healthy cyclist
Health and cycling Campaigning Views
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...
Clouds
Climate change Campaigning Views
Cycling is part of the solution for a low-carbon future...
Cycle counter on the Camel Trail, Cornwall (photo CTC, © Dep't for Transport)
EU-wide comparison shows GB has poor cycle use and cyclist safety, but we measure this superbly! Blog
A new EU-wide comparison of cyclists' safety shows that Britain is among the top countries for measuring cycling . Now we need to make much better use of this information to substantially boost cycle use and improve cyclists' safety.
BMA calls for health, not the economy, to drive transport policy
BMA calls for health to drive transport policy Blog
The British Medical Association's hard-hitting new report on Transport and Health calls for traffic restraint, challenging walking and cycling targets, improved provision for walking and cycling, 20mph speed limits, and health sector action to promote active travel. Will the Government take note?
Health journal highlights ‘inactivity pandemic’ Blog
Health journal The Lancet has highlighted a global inactivity “pandemic”, highlighting both the scale of the problem and the evidence of what works to tackle it.
Mike McKillen, Mai-Britt Kristensen and Roger Geffen at Stormont castle
Talking cycling to Northern Ireland’s politicians, planners and the public Blog
Wednesday was one of the most meeting-packed days I can remember, with 2 Ministers, one parliamentary select committee, a presentation to some traffic planners, a visit to a cycle-friendly school and a public meeting all in one day!
CTC web chat - your questions answered News
CTC’s Chief Exec, Gordon Seabright, and other staff responded to your questions during a live web chat on 21 June. Questions were sent in through Twitter, Facebook and emails. Answers can be found below.

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