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18 July 2014 - 11:54am
£10 a head for cycling by 2020 say MPs
Inquiry witnesses Edmund King (AA), Chris Boardman (BC) and Roger Geffen (CTC)
The Commons Transport Select Committee's inquiry report on Cycle Safety has been published, endorsing many of CTC's recommendations.
11 July 2014 - 11:23am
Sustainable transport funding announced for England: £440m over 6 years
New money for sustainable transport
Following earlier announcements of capital funding for infrastructure projects, the Government has now announced the allocations of £64m in supporting revenue funding to encourage the use of sustainable transport.
7 July 2014 - 11:32am
Funding announced for £2bn of 'growth deals' ... and £15m for cycle rail
£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.
19 June 2014 - 9:39am
MPs and peers take to two wheels
Parliamentary Bike Ride 2014
The annual Parliamentary Bike Ride to launch Bike Week 2014 was followed by speeches from a cross-party panel of MPs who all agreed more needs to be done to boost cycling levels in the UK.
26 March 2014 - 12:06pm
The Census and cycle commuting - new report out
Cycling in London is booming
A new report from the Office for National Statistics, issued today, confirms which authorities are getting it right for cycle commuting - and which ones aren't.
7 March 2014 - 12:00pm
The AA launches ‘Think Bike’ awareness campaign
The AA is urging drivers to look out for cyclists when manoeuvring
The AA has launched a driver awareness campaign aimed at creating mutual respect on the roads.
10 February 2014 - 10:22am
CTC urges MPs to demand action and funding to ‘Get Britain Cycling’
Gordon Seabright, Chris Boardman and Roger Geffen
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.
7 November 2013 - 10:51pm
Government planning to fail on cycling
Transport Model forecast for cycling 2010-2040
Despite huge public and cross-party parliamentary support for substantially increased cycle use between now and 2050, the Government is expecting cycle use to FALL between 2015 and 2025, with little change between then and 2040.
28 October 2013 - 6:57pm
CTC calls for swift progress as McLoughlin promises 'cycle-proofing' action
Rule changes are urgently needed so UK cycle tracks can have the same ju
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has told cycling champion Chris Boardman that his department will do all it can to let councils introduce Dutch-style segregated cycle provision, while the Highways Agency has promised to review the cycling sections of its design guidance.
23 September 2014 - 4:06pm
300 take to streets on CTC and GMCC ride at Labour Party Conference
Manchester cyclists of all ages take to the roads
Manchester saw 300 cyclists taking to the streets in a peaceful rally promoting the Space for Cycling campaign on Monday 22 September, as one part of CTC campaign activity at the party conference.
30 January 2014 - 5:38pm
Carmarthenshire cyclists start local campaign group and look to build local support
Do you want to improve cycling locally……meet like-minded individuals…..and make a difference? CTC local cycle campaigners and cycle enthuiasts Phil Snaith and Geoff Rone have set up a forum in Carmarthenshire with the aim of making cycling a safer and more convenient way to travel.
3 September 2013 - 8:19am
100 MPs reach a consensus on cycling
MPs debated cycling for 4 hours
Around 100 MPs from all political parties attended a packed backbench business debate on cycling for 4 hours on Monday evening, with dozens of MPs taking part.
2 September 2013 - 1:26pm
Live at the Get Britain Cycling Parliamentary debate
The Get Britain Cycling Parliamentary debate
Tonight MPs will debate how to ‘Get Britain Cycling’. CTC will be blogging live between 6pm and 10pm. Thank you to all CTC members who have written to their MP’s during the recess asking them to attend this evening. Over 40 have said they will be there.
28 August 2013 - 9:13am
CTC welcomes Government progress on cycling but far more is still needed
Norman Baker chats to councillors in Cambridge
CTC has welcomed the progress outlined in the Government's response to the parliamentary "Get Britain Cycling" inquiry, but believes far more is still needed if we are to even start catching up with the levels of cycle use common among our continental neighbours.
12 August 2013 - 2:29am
CTC urges MPs to back long-term funding for PM's "Cycling Revolution"
The PM's £77m allows 8 cities, covering 6.3m people, to start taking up cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomes David Cameron’s call to kick-start a 'cycling revolution', and urges MPs and councils to take action now to deliver the programmes and the funding required for it to become a reality.
11 July 2013 - 11:27am
Date set for Get Britain Cycling debate in Parliament and No. 10 announcement on cycling
Get Britain Cycling (front cover)
The Chamber of the House of Commons will be the setting for a high profile debate and vote about cycling in September, with an announcement from the Prime Minister expected in August.
27 June 2013 - 2:54pm
CTC urges Cameron to Get Britain Cycling after Treasury fails to do so
Lots of money for new roads, very little for cycling
CTC is calling on David Cameron to 'Get Britain Cycling' after statements today and yesterday by the Chancellor and his Chief Secretary included billions for increased capacity on trunk roads and motorways, but failed to identify any earmarked funding for cycling.
24 June 2013 - 1:13pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26th June
19 June 2013 - 1:23pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as Parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
Chris Boardman and The All Party Cycling Group
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26 June.
25 April 2013 - 2:34pm
CTC President Jon Snow calls for everyone to sign e-petition
Chris Boardman and The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group
During one hour alone last night, 1,200 people signed an e-petition calling on the Prime Minister to implement the recommendations of the 'Get Britain Cycling' All Party Parliamentary report, which was released yesterday Wednesday 24 April.

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