25 October 2012 - 10:29am
Government backs initiative to encourage cycling to work
With the roads getting ever more clogged with motorised traffic and the population getting fatter, the government is keen to encourage employees to cycle to work. Businesses that want to encourage it too can now sign up to 'businesscycle', a scheme that replaces the Cycle to Work Guarantee.
11 October 2012 - 2:47pm
New MTB trails at Beecraigs Country Park
Beecraigs is a small country park with big potential. Mountain bikers have been using the park for many years, so it was inevitable that a time would come when some upgrades and maintenance to the existing network of trails would be required - so they called in CTC's Ian Warby.
24 September 2012 - 11:47am
Cycletopia – turning cycling dreams into reality
CTC, the national cycling charity has created ‘Cycletopia’ – an imaginary town made up of 15 real life examples in the UK of the best ways to promote, protect and inspire cycling.
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...
30 August 2012 - 12:24pm
New figures on local cycle use are "a powerful tool for measuring progress"
CTC has welcomed new figures showing how much walking and cycling is being done regularly around England by adults. This data, now being collected thanks to CTC's campaigning, will soon prove invaluable for measuring which local authorities are successfully raising cycle use locally.
24 July 2012 - 1:14pm
CTC supports Sefton & West Lancs VISIT Project
The VISIT Project is a partnership project between Sefton and West Lancashire Councils with support from Community Voluntary Services and CTC. The project will encourage cycling to tourist attractions and leisure cycling.
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.
31 May 2012 - 12:38pm
It is the 'Summer of Cycling'
Imagine if every cyclist persuaded just one friend to take up cycling! Summer of Cycling, which CTC is supporting, is asking cyclists to name a friend and pledge to get them cycling this summer.
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.
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.
26 August 2011 - 12:00am
Bike Club Scotland celebrates its first birthday
Scotland’s young people will have the opportunity to meet the country’s decision makers on education, public health, road safety and community learning and development on Tuesday, when these groups come together to celebrate the first year of the cycling development programme Bike Club.
8 September 2010 - 2:08pm
CTC delivers hundreds of protest letters to Royal Mail HQ
On the morning of Wednesday 8 September 2010, we delivered around 700 letters of protest from CTC members to Royal Mail's new Chief Executive, Moya Greene, asking her to reconsider the decision to remove cycles from the Royal Mail transport fleet.
5 July 2010 - 12:00am
Schonrock children should be allowed to cycle to school
CTC has spoken out in support of the ‘right to ride to school’, following media coverage of the Schonrock family who have been warned that they could be reported to social services unless they stop their children cycling to school on their own.
20 June 2010 - 1:18pm
What impact would taking posties off bikes have?
As part of our campaign to keep posties on bikes, CTC has asked Royal Mail what impact they have assessed the programme to replace bikes with vans and trolleys will have.
25 January 2010 - 1:00am
CTC welcomes 'Better Rail Stations' vision for cycle-rail integration
In November 2009, Chris Green and Sir Peter Hall reported their findings on the state of England's rail stations to the then Secretary of State for Transport, Lord Adonis. Included within this were several very helpful recommendations on cycle-rail integration at stations.