20 December 2012 - 4:55pm
Minister backs talks to improve traffic justice
CTC has welcomed a commitment from Helen Grant MP, the Minister for Courts and Victims, to support discussions on how to improve the legal system's response to road traffic offences.
17 December 2012 - 11:09am
CTC helps Yorkshire win the Tour de France
The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2014 will take place in Yorkshire. CTC backed 'Le Bid' in the summer and is delighted that part of the 101st race will be in Leeds where CTC is involved in community outreach work.
13 December 2012 - 11:09am
Surge in cycle use in 2011
Cycle use increased by 15% in 2011, according to new data from the Department for Transport. This contradicts earlier figures that had seemed to suggest static cycling levels last year. Growth was particularly strong among young and middle-aged men.
5 December 2012 - 4:28pm
Autumn Statement cuts fuel duty and pumps money into road schemes
The Chancellor of the Exchequer's Autumn Statement isn't great news for cycling. New road schemes get almost £1bn, whereas there is only £42m extra for cycling over the next two financial years. At the same time fuel duty is being frozen, removing a key incentive to reduce car use.
5 December 2012 - 3:11pm
BBC1 programme manufactures conflict between road users
Does the programme - War on Britain's Roads - present an unbalanced and sensationalist view of conditions on the road network? If you think so, complain to the BBC setting out the ways in which you feel it has misrepresented the situation.
28 November 2012 - 11:02am
£20m more for cycling
Transport minister Norman Baker MP has announced welcome additional funding for cycling in England - but this should just be a start, and CTC is calling for more funding to help Get Britain Cycling.
22 November 2012 - 4:26pm
Cycle Logistics hits the South Seas
Is it really viable to move things around by cycle in our towns and cities? What kind of things are currently being carried? Find out by listening to Outspoken Delivery's Gary Armstrong and CTC's Gavin Wood who discussed 'Cycle Logistics' on Radio New Zealand's Nights Show with Bryan Crump.
22 November 2012 - 1:05pm
Wolverhampton plans city centre revamp - but excludes cyclists
A scheme to revitalise and improve the city centre of Wolverhampton threatens to close National Cycle Network 81 to two-way cycling, the main west-east route through the city centre and access to the railway station. It's open for consultation until January 2013 - tell the city council you object!
20 November 2012 - 1:19pm
London Assembly demands better cycle infrastructure
The London Assembly Transport Committee is calling on the Mayor to provide much better facilities for cycling, hugely increase the budget, and set a higher target for cycle use.
16 November 2012 - 12:56pm
Gong for Brompton Dock at the National Cycle Rail 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.
16 November 2012 - 9:58am
Crown Prosecution needs to treat dangerous driving as dangerous
CTC has responded to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) guidance on prosecuting bad driving, calling for a more rigorous interpretation of the law as it stands - namely, that dangerous driving should be charged as such, not downgraded to careless driving.
15 November 2012 - 1:45pm
Endurance Champions crowned – complete series round up
After six months of intense mountain bike racing at venues stretching from the south coast to the Scottish borders, the inaugural Endurance Series has come to an end and the first ever Champions have been crowned.
8 November 2012 - 6:38am
Wiggins hospitalised in crash with van
Bradley Wiggins has broken ribs and suffered other, non-serious injuries, in a crash with a van in Wrightington, Lancashire, whilst out on a training ride. The driver offered the usual 'Sorry, mate I didn't see you,' excuse, as she hit Wiggins while exiting a petrol station.