All the latest cycling news from CTC

3 June 2010 - 12:00am
Bike Club to launch in Wales
CTC - Working for Cycling
Bike Club is a project that engages with young people aged 10-20 by inspiring them to become participants and leaders of creative, fun and inclusive activities. A series of Bike Clubs will begin in Cardiff and surrounding areas that will help children and young people to learn new life skills.
10 March 2010 - 11:07am
Government consults on 'electric personal vehicles' and e-bikes
Electrically assisted freight cycle in Paris
After years of delay the Department for Transport consulted on amendments to the Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycles (EAPC) Regulations 1983 and a separate consultation on Electric Personal Vehicles (EPV). The former are now well out of date, while the latter sets out the law for 'Segway' scooters.
25 January 2010 - 1:00am
CTC welcomes 'Better Rail Stations' vision for cycle-rail integration
Secure cycle parking at Leiden station
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.
10 November 2009 - 10:21am
Portsmouth becomes first 20mph city
Children campaigning for 20mph in Portsmouth
The City of Portsmouth has become the first city to have 20mph on all of its residential streets. The move aims to make the streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
13 July 2009 - 12:00am
Is this the worst school in the UK for cycling?
Sam O'Shea
Eleven-year-old Sam O’Shea has spent the entire year campaigning to be able to cycle to St Paul’s Primary School in Portsmouth. He has gone to great lengths to convince his school it should be encouraging, not banning, cycling.
13 May 2009 - 3:45pm
Safety in Numbers campaign launched in Parliament
Jon Snow, Kevin Mayne, Roger Geffen and Gwyn Prosser MP
CTC President and Channel 4 broadcaster Jon Snow launched CTC’s Safety in Numbers campaign in Parliament.
28 October 2008 - 4:01pm
Mixed reception for guidance on cycle infrastructure
Cycle Infrastructure Design
After years of lobbying for new guidance on infrastructure, CTC welcomed the publication of Cycle Infrastructure Design in October 2008. Although the document had improved since CTC commented on the draft, it is still weak on many aspects of the design of cycle facilities.
28 April 2008 - 1:29pm
Higher fuel prices = cycling boom
CTC, the national cycling charity, predicts an extra 1.25 million trips will be made by bicycle every day due to the rising price of petrol and diesel.
15 June 2007 - 11:53am
Highway Code cracked - more than 40 rules changed
New Highway Code
Following a sustained and high-profile campaign by CTC in 2007, over 40 rules of the revised Highway Code were changed to the benefit of cyclists. CTC had feared that the proposed wording would have undermined cyclists' right to use the road where cycle facilities were provided.
27 January 2007 - 1:00am
Cyclist who refused to stay in the gutter wins re-trial
The road where Daniel Cadden was stopped by police
A cyclist who was found guilty last year of inconsiderate cycling, whilst cycling in accordance with the National Standard for cycle training, has today won a re-trial at Shrewsbury Crown Court.
25 September 2006 - 12:00am
Jon Snow new CTC President
Jon Snow - CTC President, the national cycling charity
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow is to succeed Phil Liggett as President of CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation.

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