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19 January 2015 - 4:54pm
Walking and Cycling coalition makes public statement
Cyclists on Lambeth Bridge, London
CTC joins a coalition of cycling and walking partners to support an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill that would create a long term financial commitment and strategy for cycling and walking in England.
26 November 2014 - 9:56pm
Government’s “cycling revolution” moves up a gear: now we need to accelerate, says CTC
Westminster
CTC, the national cycling charity, has hailed Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s announcement of £214m of new funding for cycling as a key milestone on the way to the “Cycling revolution” promised by David Cameron last year.
24 November 2014 - 4:02pm
New Government figures show PM's “cycling revolution” going wrong way - says CTC
National Transport Model figures show cycling trips on the decrease
17 November 2014 - 11:57am
All-party parliamentary group calls for £10 cycle revolution
APPCG on parliament Green
The All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group in a letter to The Times presses the case for cycling in the UK.
4 November 2014 - 4:48pm
CTC joins BBC on a tandem
BBC and CTC on a tandem
You'd better believe it! CTC’s Roger Geffen talks to BBC Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott about cycle safety on Wednesday 5 November’s BBC Breakfast show.
3 November 2014 - 10:53am
Lords to vote on halting decline in cycling and walking investment
Lords to vote on halting decline in cycling and walking investment
The House of Lords could take the first steps towards halting the decline in funding for walking and cycling today, as it considers an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill proposed by six national organisations.
31 October 2014 - 2:52pm
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling says CTC
CTC says Prime Minister needs to show more personal involvement if he wants to achieve his "cycling revolution"
24 October 2014 - 6:06pm
Public Health England wants you to cycle
PHE chart
Government body designated to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing sees cycling as an answer
22 October 2014 - 6:05pm
Have your say on the Cycling Delivery Plan
Birmingham cyclists
The Department for Transport has set up a series of public regional workshops where the Goverment's latest draft cycling strategy is up for discussion.
17 October 2014 - 5:57pm
CTC's week in Westminster
Big Ben
Funding4Cycling, Cycling Delivery Plan, Parliamentary cycling debate, new cycle research – a lot has happened this week in UK cycling. CTC sums it all up.
16 October 2014 - 11:02am
Government cycling strategy a "derisory plan, not a delivery plan"
Broken bike
Government's Cycling Delivery Plan, published two hours before key parliamentary debate, fails to make commitments to funding for cycling.
16 October 2014 - 10:58am
Government cycling strategy is “derisory plan” not “delivery plan”
Penny farthing budget for cycling woefully inadequate says CTC
13 October 2014 - 1:02pm
The party is over, now it is time for funding
Robert Goodwill MP and Richard Burden MP at Birmingham Space for Cycling ride
With party conference season over for another year, CTC Campaigner Robbie Gillett takes a look at the main political parties’ positions on funding for cycling.
30 September 2014 - 9:30am
Cycle Minister sends off Birmingham ride
Conservative and Labour politicans show support for cycling
Robert Goodwill MP rearranges diary to support the Space for Cycling mass ride at the Conservative Party Conference.
29 September 2014 - 11:30am
Government told: "stop treating cycling like a poor relation"
CTC President Jon Snow
At the start of the Conservative Party Conference, representatives from a coalition of cycling groups have called on the government to “stop treating cycling like a poor relation” and create a long-term, properly-resourced cycling strategy.
23 September 2014 - 4:06pm
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.
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.

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