10 February 2016 - 1:58pm
Lords debate promotion of cycling as safe transport
During the House of Lords debate yesterday (10 February) on promoting cycling, Peers of all parties called for Dutch-style separate cycle facilities, high quality design standards and increased investment
3 February 2016 - 5:53pm
MPs keep up pressure for investment in cycling
MPs of all parties joined forces on 3 February to call for significant increase in the funding allocated for cycling, to make cycling a safe and normal activity for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
8 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Fund cycling through road investment strategy
Highways England’s Cycling Strategy, while rich in promise, only highlights the need to reallocate funding from the Government's Road Investment Strategy towards cycling.
17 December 2015 - 12:12pm
Reallocate road funding for cycling says CTC
As the Government publishes its mission statement for the forthcoming Cycling and Walking Strategy (CWIS), CTC the national cycling charity questions the Government’s overall commitment to meet the aspirations outlined today.
6 October 2015 - 10:58am
Manchester calls for more Space for Cycling
Today Tuesday 6 October 2015, CTC and the Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign (GMCC) will take to Manchester streets at 7pm calling for more Space for Cycling.
1 October 2015 - 4:42pm
Sunny Brighton welcomes Space for Cycling
Sunny skies greeted campaigners and politicians gathered along the Brighton beach front at the Labour Party Conference on 30 September 2015. CTC campaigner Sam Jones was there to report on the day.
29 September 2015 - 3:24pm
Labour Transport team out in support for cycling
Today (Wednesday 30 September 2015), the Labour Transport team showed its support for cycling as they joined cycle campaigners for a ride along the Brighton sea front at this year’s party conference.
3 September 2015 - 3:30pm
England's travel habits: is cycling making a small comeback?
From a cycling perspective, the latest figures on England’s travel habits suggest a small revival in cycle trips may be underway, even though overall travel is declining. The average person made more cycle trips in 2014 than in 2013, as well as cycling more miles.
27 July 2015 - 8:27am
Wales has the tools but needs to use them
Statistics for cycling in Wales show a disturbing trend as cycling casualties increase, as CTC Cymru calls for the Welsh Government to make good on the ambitions contained in the Active Travel Act Wales.
23 July 2015 - 3:27pm
Taxi for DfT!
As summer begins in Westminster, the Department for Transport announces its support for greener transport options and low emission vehicles just weeks after the Chancellor raised the levy on their use.
8 July 2015 - 2:17pm
CTC's Budget reaction: maintain our roads before building more
Reacting to Chancellor George Osborne's tax overhaul announcement in today's Budget, CTC says that it wants to see less emphasis on national road building and more on local road maintenance, while raising questions about the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.
24 June 2015 - 11:50am
Patchy picture for local cycling levels, new figures show
New figures just out on local levels of walking and cycling in England last year (2013/14) show not much change over the year before in the proportion of people cycling at least once a month. Some local authorities, however, are witnessing significant increases in cycling rates.
22 May 2015 - 9:11am
50 years to double current cycle use says CTC
The Government's latest statistics on cycle use show that it has crept up slightly since last year - and is now about 20% higher than 10 years ago. But at this rate it will take a very long time to catch up with our continental neighbours.
8 May 2015 - 10:46am
Thousands at Space for Cycling and Pedal on Parliament rides
Despite 'safety' concerns by officials, over 4,000 riders took part in the Pedal on Parliament ride in Edinburgh, while nearly 500 joined a Space for Cycling ride in Sheffield. Hundreds more joined rides in Newcastle and Aberdeen on 25 April.
3 March 2015 - 8:35am
Political parties quizzed on their cycling commitments
The Big Cycling Debate yesterday [2 March] proved a useful opportunity to press the three main parties on what they would do to Get Britain Cycling - and crucially, how much they are prepared to spend on it.
16 February 2015 - 2:12pm
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.