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Blog post: Classroom activities and clubs

Cycle training is not currently part of the National Curriculum, but under the Government’s ‘Travelling to school’ action plan teachers are encouraged to use geography, personal, social and health education and other lessons to...

Blog post: Promoting workplace cycle facilities

Once you’ve installed facilities for cyclists, make sure everyone knows about it. You can include information on cycling to the office in your directions on how to get to the site: for instance by car, by train, bus or bicycle. You can t...

Blog post: Where to locate cycle parking, and how much to install

Location is critical to the success of cycle parking: if it is located too far away from the entrance of the destination, it will not be used. The parking must be easily visible to cyclists or at least well-advertised; a highly visible location...

Blog post: Road positioning and turning

One of the key principles of safe cycling is to cycle in a prominent position on the road where you can be clearly seen. Avoid cycling very close to the kerb or edge of the road, which reduces your room for manoeuvre and makes you more likely t...