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Blog post: Prime Minister’s new funding falls massively below the level of investment needed to make cycling “soar”

Prime Minister David Cameron this week announced a modest £77 million to boost cycling infrastructure across the whole of the UK - a sum of money that can’t possibly address decades of underfunding. The money will be put towards a n...

Blog post: Dismay as latest crash stats for Great Britain show 13% increase in cyclist casualties

The latest quarterly road casualties figure from the Department for Transport show a marked increase in casualties for cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists. Cyclist casualties for the first three months in 2012 in Great Britain are up 13% on t...

Blog post: LCC Local Groups ready for Bikeweek

This year's National Bikeweek (www.bikeweek.org.uk) starts this weekend. Take a look at our local groups pages and event page for a rich mix of rides and events. Bike breakfasts, short social rides, fast 100 milers, Dr. bikes, all free and fun. ...

Blog post: Disappointment among cycling community at Cycling England chop

photo Bikeability training for 300,000 children per year was a key Cycling England success story There has been widespread disappointment at the decision to axe Cycling England, the body largely responsible for boosting cycle use in the UK. ...

Blog post: Global review of evidence concludes that speed cameras work

A global review of speed camera effectiveness has concluded they are "a worthwhile intervention" for reducing serious injuries. However, the review says more studies are needed to deduce exactly how effective speed cameras are. Reductions in ave...

Blog post: Department for Transport to make cycling contraflows easier to create

photo Signs like this are common in Brussels and Paris, where nearly every one-way street is two-way for cyclists The rule that forbade local authorities from simply adding an 'except cyclists' sign to existing No Entry signs is expected to b...