Latest press releases from CTC - the UK's national cyclists' organisation

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23 April 2015 - 10:10am
Over 22% Parliamentary candidates support CTC’s Vote Bike
Vote Bike!
With less than two weeks till polling day, CTC is urging its members and supporters to keep up the pressure on candidates particularly those from the parties most likely to be elected.
31 March 2015 - 11:00am
“VOTE BIKE!” says national cycling charity
Vote Bike logo
Today (Tuesday 31 March 2015), CTC, the national cycling charity, wrote to all prospective parliamentary candidates asking them publicly to register their personal views on cycling.
12 March 2015 - 1:20pm
Calling all bike recycling centres: CTC’s Big Bike Revival gets £1 million green light from government
One of the many Big Bike Revival pilot workshops
Today, CTC is celebrating the ministerial announcement of the national cycling charity’s government-funded Big Bike Revival. The project will help people to fix their bikes and bring cycling back into the day to day lives of tens of thousands of people.
4 February 2015 - 2:20pm
Go-ahead for London's Cycle Superhighways "A game-changer for cycling", says CTC
Image of the iconic Embankment section of the east-west  Cycle Superhighway
CTC, the national cycling charity, says the green light given today (4th February) for two central London Cycle Superhighways is “a game-changer for cycling”.
27 January 2015 - 11:52am
CTC campaigning win! Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy
Deputy PM Nick Clegg on the CTC stand
Today (Tuesday 27 January 2015) CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed Parliament’s approval of the Government’s amendment to introduce a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy as part of the Infrastructure Bill.
21 January 2015 - 3:14pm
CTC and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
CTC New Forest Rally 2014
Cycling organisations have taken a united stance today (Wednesday 21 January 2015) in opposing key aspects of the draft New Forest Cycle Event Organisers' Charter proposed by the New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA).
20 January 2015 - 1:00am
£248bn in economic benefits by 2050 through cycling
Cyclists crossing Redhayes Bridge, Exeter
Today (Tuesday 20 January 2015) CTC, the national cycling charity, launched its report 'The Economic Cycle – Quantifying the benefits of getting England Cycling' which found cycling in England could generate a total of £248bn in economic benefits by 2050.
23 December 2014 - 5:28pm
Funding for road maintenance welcome, do the same for cycling says CTC
Cyclist using Fill That Hole app
Today (Tuesday 23 December 2014) CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed the Department for Transport (DfT) confirmation of its earlier announcement to provide dedicated funding to improve the conditions of England’s roads.
19 December 2014 - 11:36am
Cyclists’ Defence Fund to support Michael Mason’s family quest for justice
Michael Mason
The bereaved family of cyclist Michael Mason will begin their quest for justice after the Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF) confirmed today (Friday 19 December) that it will provide funding to support their case.
19 December 2014 - 9:21am
Cycling heavyweights team up to help UK Love to Ride
Heart shaped wheel
In 2015, Love to Ride, CTC and Cyclescheme will invite 20,000 businesses to take part in the first National Workplace Cycle Challenge. The Love to Ride Challenge will be a competition between organisations across the UK to see who can get the most staff to try riding a bike.
16 December 2014 - 7:23pm
Somerset Council praised for political support for cycling
Councillors supporting Space for Cycling by Highway Authority
Cycling organisations have congratulated Somerset County Council for their political commitment to cycling this week.
26 November 2014 - 9:56pm
Government’s “cycling revolution” moves up a gear: now we need to accelerate, says CTC
Westminster
CTC, the national cycling charity, has hailed Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s announcement of £214m of new funding for cycling as a key milestone on the way to the “Cycling revolution” promised by David Cameron last year.
24 November 2014 - 4:02pm
New Government figures show PM's “cycling revolution” going wrong way - says CTC
National Transport Model figures show cycling trips on the decrease
18 November 2014 - 1:00am
English Core Cities appetite for cycling ranked
Pedalling through Manchester
Newcastle, Manchester and Nottingham have highest levels of support for cycling
3 November 2014 - 10:53am
Lords to vote on halting decline in cycling and walking investment
Lords to vote on halting decline in cycling and walking investment
The House of Lords could take the first steps towards halting the decline in funding for walking and cycling today, as it considers an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill proposed by six national organisations.
31 October 2014 - 2:52pm
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling says CTC
CTC says Prime Minister needs to show more personal involvement if he wants to achieve his "cycling revolution"
16 October 2014 - 10:58am
Government cycling strategy is “derisory plan” not “delivery plan”
Penny farthing budget for cycling woefully inadequate says CTC
9 October 2014 - 12:33pm
CTC launch #Funding4Cycling
Funding for Cycling
Delayed plans for cycling growth suggest lack of Government commitment and leadership, so CTC is asking all cyclists join them in telling the Chancellor to provide funding for cycling.
29 September 2014 - 11:30am
Government told: "stop treating cycling like a poor relation"
CTC President Jon Snow
At the start of the Conservative Party Conference, representatives from a coalition of cycling groups have called on the government to “stop treating cycling like a poor relation” and create a long-term, properly-resourced cycling strategy.
22 September 2014 - 10:59am
Hundreds attend the Space for Cycling ride in Manchester
Cyclists at the Space for Cycling ride in Manchester
Three hundred join CTC and GMCC ride in support of Space for Cycling at the Manchester Labour Party Conference.

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  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
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