cycling

New law to introduce 'dangerous cycling' offence

16/05/2024

The Government plans to introduce a new law to ensure that cyclists 'who kill or seriously injure because of dangerous cycling, or who kill through careless cycling, face the same penalties as drivers and motorcyclists'.

Newcastle moves cycle barriers that blocked disabled access

03/04/2024

Newcastle City Council has agreed to move a set of barriers after a disabled cyclist raised concerns that the design constituted indirect discrimination as it blocked his access to a cycle path.

New risk tool targets cycling safety

17/03/2023

Mobility software provider PTV Group is working with expert partners internationally on a new project to analyse the safety of cycling infrastructure.

Is the cost of living crisis boosting cycling?

04/08/2022

Cycling levels in England rose by 47% on weekdays and 27% on weekends in the five months to the end of July compared with last year, and cycling groups have argued the cost of living crisis is driving the change.

Cornwall approves plans for £7m cycle hub

06/09/2021

Cornwall Council has granted planning permission for the £7m Cornwall Cycle Hub, with opportunities for residents of all ages and abilities to take part.

Councils told to give cycling schemes time or face losing cash

30/07/2021

Local authorities must leave experimental active travel measures in place for long enough to be properly assessed, or they will lose out on future cash, the Government has warned.

Highways England forks out for cycle network's missing link

13/01/2021

Highways England is promising to resolve a ‘missing link’ on one of the National Cycle Network’s key routes by extending the A36 cycleway in Salisbury.

Tories relying on Labour councils to boost cycling

08/12/2020

Labour-controlled unitary authorities in England are more likely to implement Conservative government policy supporting cycling, new research has found.

Labour calls for national cycling safety campaign

03/09/2020

Labour's shadow transport secretary, Jim McMahon, has called for 'a comprehensive new national cycling safety campaign targeted at both cyclists and motorists'.

New cycling strategy unveiled: Your guide to a game-changer

28/07/2020

The prime minister and the Department for Transport (DfT) have unveiled an extensive active travel strategy, with wide ranging reforms to revolutionise cycling infrastructure and prioritisation.

Updated DfT cycle design guidance 'must be followed'

05/06/2020

The government plans to publish new cycle infrastructure design guidance this summer, which must be followed 'for all cycling schemes supported by Government funding'.

TfL plans new £50m Cycleway in East London

09/05/2019

Transport for London (TfL) has set out plans for a new Cycleway which it says would transform roads between Hackney and the Isle of Dogs.

WSP to update cycling infrastructure guidance

03/05/2018

The Department for Transport (DfT) has appointed WSP to revise and update its cycling infrastructure design guidance.

Major pedestrian and cyclist safety work starts at Westminster Bridge

30/03/2017

Work which Transport for London says will transform Westminster Bridge and the surrounding area into a safer, more pleasant place for pedestrian and cyclists is underway.

Coroner calls for "urgent review" of London's cycle superhighways

14/03/2017

A coroner has called on Transport for London to urgently review its cycle superhighways to identify areas of reduced grip, stating "there is a risk of future deaths" unless action is taken.

£64m fund to encourage more cycling and walking

26/01/2017

The government is investing £64 million in an effort to encourage more people to cycle and walk to work.

Cycling plan for Scotland unveiled

17/01/2017

Transport Scotland has refreshed its Cycling Action Plan with an aim of having 10% of everyday journeys made by bike by 2020.

Cycle and footpath to be built alongside A585

03/01/2017

A shared cycle and footpath is being built alongside the A585 in Lancashire at a cost of £1.5 million.

£770m to be spent on cycling in London

06/12/2016

A total of £770 million will be spent on cycling improvements in London over the next five years.

Cycling taskforce set up in Scotland

02/11/2016

Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has announced plans for a cycling taskforce.  

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