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Cycle Campaign News December 2014

Publication Date: 
December 2014
Paul Tuohy (CTC); Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP; Ian Richardson (CTC)
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CTC hails new cycling cash as 'interim victory'

The Government is investing an extra £214 million in cycling: £114m is for the eight English cities who’ve already received Cycle City Ambition Grants (Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich and Oxford); and £100m for the Highways Agency to improve cycling along and across its network of motorways and trunk roads.

Cycle Campaign News November 2014

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November 2014
Newcastle Space for Cycling ride 2014
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English Core Cities – who’s got the strongest cycling appetite?

CTC and local campaign groups have published a league table ranking the support for cycling from English ‘Core Cities’, based on the number of councillors backing the Space for Cycling campaign outside London. Newcastle is top with an impressive 67%, while Liverpool and Sheffield still have quite a lot of catching up to do.

Cycle Campaign News October 2014

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October 2014
Funding for Cycling
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No Cash on Cycling Delivery Plan

A year after it was first promised, the Government has finally published its draft Cycling Delivery Plan. Unfortunately, it aspirations to increase cycling are not backed up by a firm funding commitment.

Cycle Campaign News September 2014

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September 2014
Manchester Space for Cycling ride
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news - all in one place ..

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Space for Cycling hits party conferences...

Cycle Campaign News August 2014

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August 2014
Pumping up for Prudential RideLondon
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news - all in one place ...

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London's draft Cycle Safety Plan and Design Standards are huge step forward for UK, says CTC

Responding to Transport for London’s (TfL) consultations on its draft Cycle Safety Action Plan (CSAP2) and revised set of London Cycling Design Standards (LCDS), CTC has greeted both as significant improvements on any previous official UK cycle planning and safety guidelines.

Cycle Campaign News July 2014

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July 2014
Space for Cycling flag
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news - all in one place ...

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Commons Committee backs calls for £10 a head for cycling by 2020 ...

A report on cycle safety from the House of Commons Transport Committee has endorsed many of the recommendations CTC made to the MPs’ inquiry back in February.

CTC particularly welcomes the Committee’s backing for:

Cycle Campaign News June 2014

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June 2014
CTC's Sentencing Debate, June 13 2014
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaign news - all in one place...

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CTC gathers experts to debate sentencing for bad driving offences

CTC’s Road Justice campaign believes that, unless the courts stop handing down derisory penalties for bad driving, sentencing will never become the effective deterrent and means to protect the public that it ought to be. (Photo: Simeon Maskrey QC at the debate).

Cycle Campaign News May 2014

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May 2014
Space for Cycling ride
CTC's monthly digest of cycle campaigning news - all in one place...

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Rides, guides and gatherings: Space for Cycling campaign takes off

There’s been no let-up in Space for Cycling activity since the launch of the London and national campaigns in April.

Cycle Campaign News April 2014

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April 2014
Space for Cycling logo
CTC's monthly digest of cycle campaigning news

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Space for Cycling inspires cyclists and local councillors alike

The launch of the CTC-led national Space for Cycling campaign just before Easter has already inspired thousands of people to email their local councillors, urging them to make sure that anyone can cycle anywhere, and to seek the funding needed for it.

Councillors from a variety of political parties have responded to say that they’re happy to back the campaign’s goals, and more support is coming in all the time.

Cycle Campaign News March 2014

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March 2014
The 33 junctions up for a redesign
CTC's monthly digest of cycle campaigning news.

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Mayor of London promises 33 cycle-friendlier junctions

Mayor Boris Johnson is spending £300m on redesigning 33 of the nastiest junctions in the capital. More than 150 cyclists and pedestrians, Transport for London says, have been killed or seriously injured at these locations, so this is good news.

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