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Cycle Campaign News April 2014

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April 2014
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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
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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
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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
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaigning news

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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
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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
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