12 September 2012 - 1:20pm
Like to shop by bike? Get involved in CycleLogistics!
CTC is part of a consortium involved in a pioneering CycleLogistics project funded by the EU's Intelligent Energy Europe Programme. The project aims to reduce energy used in urban freight transport by replacing motorised vehicles with cargo cycles. Read on to see how you can play a part...
10 July 2012 - 3:46pm
South West Trains reverses bike ban after only 36 hours
CTC is relieved to hear that South West Trains has reversed a proposed ban on all non-folding bikes, just 36 hours after implementing it. However, Southern and Southeastern still have widespread restrictions in place.
28 June 2012 - 9:04am
Cycle casualties increase sharply in 2011
Figures released today from the Government show that cycle use increased very slightly in 2011, however, the numbers of serious injuries rose markedly. CTC is calling on Government to do more to improve safety.
15 June 2012 - 4:24pm
MPs' Bike Ride and Bike Week launch
MPs and Peers gathered for the annual All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group bike ride from the London Transport Museum to the House of Lords.
8 June 2012 - 10:06am
New Mayor of Basingstoke shuns chaffeur limo for bike
Cllr Martin Biermann was recently voted in as the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Council, but has announced he would no longer use a chaffeur, instead declaring he would use a bicycle to attend engagements.
23 May 2012 - 1:59pm
Train companies ban cycles during Olympics
Train operating companies banned cycles from many trains during the Olympic Games period, with the worst closures affecting the cycling road races on the 28/29 July. After few observed problems the bans were lifted in time for the Paralympics.
10 May 2012 - 2:02pm
UK bike sales expected to reach all time high
A new report from Mintel predicts sales of bikes will reach an all time high in 2012 - with the market set to grow by a further 8% on 2011 to reach £700 million this year.
8 May 2012 - 9:37am
Transport for Greater Manchester Cycle Challenge
CTC, along with partners Challenge for Change are currently running a Workplace Cycle Challenge for Transport for Greater Manchester across the 10 districts of Manchester.
4 May 2012 - 12:41pm
High prices fuel cycling in Southampton
Are petrol and diesel prices fuelling a rise in cycling? Research by Southampton University reveals a third of cyclists in the city are cycling more to avoid paying at the pump.
3 May 2012 - 2:26pm
London cab firm boycotted by cyclists
The owner of Addison Lee - a minicab company that operates in central London - has got into hot water with cyclists after a series of belligerent statements about cyclists and bus lanes.
9 February 2012 - 3:54pm
Cities fit for cycling
The Times has launched a campaign to improve cycle safety following the serious injury to a reporter on the paper. An 8 point manifesto has been published, with the focus on lorries, junctions, cycle infrastructure and 20 mph as the default urban speed limit.
31 October 2011 - 3:57pm
Cycle casualty numbers not reducing fast enough
CTC, the national cycling charity, is concerned that the annual number of cyclist casualties does not appear to be reducing, even though the number of cycling trips remains similar to the levels seen during 2009.