Cycle use has increased amongst men aged 30-60
Cycle use down in England in 2013 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)
£10 a head for cycling by 2020 say MPs News
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
Huge improvement in design of Cycle Superhighway 5 News
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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New map shows councillors' support for Space for Cycling News
In mid-April, we launched the national Space for Cycling campaign in partnership with Cyclenation groups across the country. Our new interactive map shows where councillors have signed up so far, and Newcastle leads the way, outside London.
A young Space for Cycling supporter takes part in Big Ride
Space for Cycling Big Ride Success News
Hundreds of cyclists in cities across the UK showed their support for Space for Cycling by participating in locally held Big Rides.
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CTC has 50 charity places for RideLondon News
The Prudential RideLondon has quickly risen to the top of the top of the list of 'must do' events for serious amatuer road cyclists and many were disappointed not to secure a spot. Luckily, as an official partner for the event CTC has 50 places to fill via ballot.
One of LCC's previous Space for Cycling rides
BIG RIDES for Space for Cycling in London, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester and Bristol News
On 17 May thousands will be coming out to ride in support of Space for Cycling. With elections just 5 days later, these Big Rides will be a final chance to influence local candidates before the 22nd May elections.
Campaigners from around the country met in Leeds to discuss Space for Cycling
Making Space for Cycling: a conference of campaigners Blog
Over 70 campaigners from around the country met up in Leeds for the first Space for Cycling campaigners conference on 3 May.
Trials of new cycling infrastructure have fed into these new regulations
Traffic signs reform signal better cycling infrastructure News
After years of pressure from CTC, the Department for Transport has unveiled a major reform of the traffic signs and signals regulations, which will allow better quality cycle facilities to be built, and much greater flexibility for local authorities to adopt their own approaches.
Front cover of the Space for Cycling guide
Space for Cycling guide sets out what Councillors need to do Blog
To help explain what Space for Cycling means in practice, CTC, with help from our campaign group partners, has produced this guide for local decision makers.
Cycle use has declined in 2012/2013 compared with the previous year
Cycle use falling in England, Government data suggests News
Overall, across England, the proportion of people cycling once a month or more has fallen from 15.3% to 14.7% in one year - a reduction in over a third of million people.
Copenhagen cyclist
Create jobs and save lives in their thousands! Cycling is the key, says major new report News
Coinciding with the launch of CTC's Space for Cycling campaign, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that cycling has the potential to create at least 76,000 jobs and save 10,000 lives in the pan-European region.
Southwood Woodlands, Rushmoor
CTC-friendly Rushmoor Cycle Forum gathers the opinions of local election candidates News
The Rushmoor Cycle Forum (RCF), which works closely with CTC, has recently drawn up a survey which they will be submitting to local election candidates, to evaluate where they sit in regards to their cycle-friendly campaigning.
Space for Cycling
Space for Cycling: the national campaign gets underway News
CTC, the national cycling charity, has launched the national Space for Cycling campaign. It call on councils to ensure that anyone can cycle anywhere, and to seek the funding this will require.
Space for Cycling in Brighton - bus stop bypasses on the Lewes Road
Space for Cycling - your infrastructure photos mapped News
Space for Cycling calls on councils to improve our streets so that anyone can cycle anywhere. But what does that mean in practice? CTC wants your photos and examples of infrastructure that's good or bad to explain to councils what works, and what needs improvement.
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Space for Cycling launched in London News
London Cycling Campaign has launched its Space for Cycling campaign today (7th April), targeting election candidates in all 624 wards in London with local-specific requests for cycling improvements. CTC will shortly launch a national version of the campaign along with local groups around the UK.
Space for Cycling Campaigners' Conference announced News
CTC will be hosting a campaigners' conference in Leeds on Saturday 3 May - for everyone looking to get involved in the Space for Cycling campaign.
Manhattan bike lane and info form NYC DoT
Infrastructure and Equity: Discussions from the Youth Bike Summit in NYC Blog
CTC's Development Officer in Leicester, Elizabeth Barner, is from the US originally. By simple serendipity, she was able to attend a day of the Youth Bike Summit in New York in February and was amazed by the changes she found.
Gordon Seabright, Chris Boardman and Roger Geffen
CTC urges MPs to demand action and funding to ‘Get Britain Cycling’ News
CTC, the national cycling charity, has urged MPs to demand leadership, commitment to quality cycling conditions, and funding of at least £10 per person annually, to ‘Get Britain Cycling’ when giving evidence at today’s Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry on cycle safety.

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