17 June 2015 - 4:01pm
Commuter gripes could be solved by Bike Week
Our latest YouGov survey found that almost half of Britain’s commuters live within an ‘easily cycle-able’ distance from their workplace (0-5 miles away). If they aren't already enjoying a ride to work, research suggests millions more commuters would feel much better for making the switch to cycling.
9 June 2015 - 7:58pm
500,000 celebrate summer of cycling as Bike Week launches
As Bike Week 2015 launches today at the Dutch Embassy (and runs 13 - 21 June), the national cycling charity, CTC, confirmed that over half a million people are set to take part in the biggest cycling event in the UK this summer.
15 May 2015 - 11:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
Over half a million people are due to take part in Bike Week (13 – 21 June), the biggest cycling event in the UK. Packed full of activities and helpful tips on how you can make the simple switch to cycling, Bike Week 2015 demonstrates that cycling is a really convenient way to get around.
6 March 2015 - 12:30pm
Lords debate lorry safety
A conference last week on cycle-lorry safety led to a useful debate in the House of Lords yesterday on the subject.
16 February 2015 - 3:12pm
Cycling is next to … Godliness?
Lent begins today, and for a second year in a row CTC member the Bishop of Ramsbury has given up four wheels, to take up two for the next 40 days and nights.
19 December 2014 - 9:21am
Cycling heavyweights team up to help UK Love to Ride
In 2015, Love to Ride, CTC and Cyclescheme will invite 20,000 businesses to take part in the first National Workplace Cycle Challenge. The Love to Ride Challenge will be a competition between organisations across the UK to see who can get the most staff to try riding a bike.
13 October 2014 - 1:02pm
The party is over, now it is time for funding
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.
4 September 2014 - 9:35am
Cycle to Work Day
CTC is proud to support Cycle to Work Day, a national event championed by multi-gold medal winning Paralympic cyclist, Dame Sarah Storey. It aims to encourage everyone to cycle to work for at least just one day - on Thursday 4 September 2014.
7 November 2013 - 10:51pm
Government planning to fail on cycling
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.
21 October 2013 - 6:46pm
Liverpool's CTC members object to the Mayor's bus lane suspension
Paul McCartney wrote about the ‘Long and Winding Road’. Well, Merseyside's bus passengers may now be feeling they are living out the song's lyrics after the Mayor enforced a suspension of the city's bus lanes in a bid to ease traffic congestion.
28 August 2013 - 2:47pm
A moveable feast for businesses in Brentford
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.
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.