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Cycle Campaign News March 2014

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March 2014
The 33 junctions up for a redesign
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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.

Cycle Campaign News February 2014

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February 2014
Road Justice petition handed to APCO cycling lead
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaigning news.

Road Justice policing petition: signed and delivered

CTC’s Road Justice petition calling on the police to treat bad driving with the severity it deserves not only reached over 12,000 signatures, but has now also received a positive response from the Association of Chief Police Officers' national lead on cycling. Mark Milsom, from West Yorkshire police, has given his support in principle for CTC's calls for better-resourced roads policing, as has West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commission (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson.

CycleDigest January 2014

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January 2014
Pothole quilt
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Road maintenance looks up for cyclists

CTC is revamping Fill That Hole, the pothole reporting website, thanks to £30,000 from the Department for Transport (DfT).

CycleDigest December 2013

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December 2013
Cycling minister Robert Goodwill gives evidence to cycle safety inquiry
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Minister focuses on cycle safety

As Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, cycling is just one responsibility on Robert Goodwill’s long list. He is, however, an experienced cyclist (and he’s driven lorries), and although only in post for just under three months, he has already shown a good understanding of his cycling brief.

CycleDigest November 2013

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November 2013
Lorries pose a serious risk to cyclists in urban areas
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Action on lorries needed now, says CTC

Cyclists and non-cyclists alike have been appalled by the number of cycling fatalities in London over recent weeks – six cyclists have died since 5 November, three of whom were involved in collisions with lorries.

CycleDigest October 2013

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October 2013
The NCN8 near Caernarfon alongside a major road
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Cycle-friendly Act from Wales

Thanks to legislation just passed by the Welsh Assembly, the next few years should see Wales become cycle-friendlier and a model for the rest of the UK.

CycleDigest September 2013

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September 2013
Houses of Parliament
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MPs vote to ‘Get Britain Cycling’

A four-hour House of Commons debate on cycling on 2 September attracted over 100 MPs from across the political spectrum  –  and ended with a unanimous vote to welcome the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s report, 'Get Britain Cycling'.

CycleDigest August 2013

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August 2013
Cycle funding map (DfT)
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PM puts £millions into cycling

Demonstrating the political leadership that CTC has long been calling for, Prime Minister David Cameron announced earlier this month that the government in England is investing £millions in cycling.

CycleDigest July 2013

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July 2013
CTC's monthly round-up of campaigning news.

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CycleDigest June 2013

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June 2013
Road Justice Logo
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CTC calls for Road Justice

Justice and safety on the roads means that the police, the prosecution services and the judiciary must deal with bad driving more effectively – and CTC’s recently launched Road Justice campaign, supported by Slater & Gordon Lawyers, aims to tackle just that.

Of course, cycling isn’t a particularly hazardous activity but, in the unlikely event of a collision, CTC wants all victims to be treated fairly and well by the justice system.

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