23 May 2014 - 8:52am
Let's get the best for cycling out of HS2
CTC isn’t taking sides on whether or not to build HS2 Phase 1 (the proposed high speed rail line between London and the West Midlands), but we do want to make sure that cyclists get the best deal out of the project.
1 May 2014 - 12:16pm
Traffic signs reform signal better cycling infrastructure
After years of pressure from CTC, the Department for Transport has unveiled a major reform of the traffic signs and signals regulations, which will allow better quality cycle facilities to be built, and much greater flexibility for local authorities to adopt their own approaches.
15 April 2014 - 10:03am
It’s boom time for Cargo Bikes
More than 200 delegates from 25 countries met at the second European Cycle Logistics Conference, 12 April in Nijmegen, Netherlands, to celebrate the stellar potential of cycle delivery in developing new business models and reducing congestion in inner cities.
11 April 2014 - 5:21pm
Space for Cycling: the national campaign gets underway
CTC, the national cycling charity, has launched the national Space for Cycling campaign. It call on councils to ensure that anyone can cycle anywhere, and to seek the funding this will require.
10 April 2014 - 4:04pm
Space for Cycling - your infrastructure photos mapped
Space for Cycling calls on councils to improve our streets so that anyone can cycle anywhere. But what does that mean in practice? CTC wants your photos and examples of infrastructure that's good or bad to explain to councils what works, and what needs improvement.
7 April 2014 - 5:30am
Space for Cycling launched in London
London Cycling Campaign has launched its Space for Cycling campaign today (7th April), targeting election candidates in all 624 wards in London with local-specific requests for cycling improvements. CTC will shortly launch a national version of the campaign along with local groups around the UK.
5 March 2014 - 12:03pm
Cyclist killed due to pothole, says coroner
The cyclist, Martyn Uzzell, hit the pothole in North Yorkshire, and was thrown into the path of an oncoming car. His widow called on the local authority to repair the roads properly in advance of the arrival of le Tour de France in 2014.
28 February 2014 - 11:13am
33 major junctions to be overhauled in London
£300m has been set aside to improve 33 of London's biggest junctions - abandoning earlier plans to spend less on smaller changes at a greater number of junctions.
13 February 2014 - 9:38pm
South West cycling advocates' network-building workshop
Are you campaigning for cycling in the South West and want to find out how to translate your ideas into reality? If so, join us at our cycling advocates' network-building workshop in Plymouth on 15 March.
21 January 2014 - 4:33pm
Coventry junction scheme made safer by local campaigners
Despite the Department for Transport cycling policy, many councils do not prioritise walkers and cyclists in new road schemes. CTC representative George Riches pressed Coventry Council re-think the proposed Whitley Bridge Scheme making it signifigantly safer.
14 January 2014 - 9:08am
CTC objects to proposed second Lincoln bypass
Campaigners from CTC Lincolnshire have lodged an objection to the new road on the grounds that it will sever existing local roads and provide inadequate crossings. The road will be a test of the cycle proofing commitment made by the Prime Minister in 2013.
10 December 2013 - 1:23pm
London's Cycle Hire least used and most expensive in Europe
Comparative data from various international bike share schemes show that London's cycle hire scheme is one of the least used and is the most expensive public scheme to operate. The lack of a cycle network in central London is likely to be the main reason why usage is so much lower.
28 October 2013 - 5:57pm
CTC calls for swift progress as McLoughlin promises 'cycle-proofing' action
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.