Campaigning News

Shanaze Reade announced as West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador

Former BMX and track cycling world champion Shanaze Reade has today been announced as the first West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador.  

Published on: 21/03/2019

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Work begins on Doncaster community cycling facility

Work on a new world-class cycling facility at Doncaster Dome has begun, thanks to a significant cash injection from the Places to Ride capital grants programme.

Published on: 07/03/2019

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British Cycling policy advisor Chris Boardman calls for sustained government funding for cycling

Currently, only around 1% of the Department for Transport’s budget is allocated to cycling and walking.

Published on: 07/03/2019

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Dame Sarah Storey: Build bike lanes fit for everyone, not just the brave

Storey was speaking during British Cycling’s ‘One in a Million’ campaign, which is backed by a host of celebrities as well as current and former riders.

Published on: 05/02/2019

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Sustrans report shines light on health impact of increased cycling

New report from Sustrans highlights how increasing cycling levels could prevent life-threatening illnesses in UK cities by 2040.

Published on: 28/01/2019

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British Cycling supports NICE advice to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has stated that cyclists and pedestrians should be given priority when new roads are built.

Published on: 04/01/2019

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Our response to the cycle safety Action Plan

In its initial reaction to Government plans for safety improvements for people walking and cycling, an alliance of the leading walking and cycling organisations indicated its support today (Thurs, 22 Nov) for proposed amendments to the Highway Code

Published on: 22/11/2018

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British Cycling launches membership for cycle commuters

British Cycling will today launch its first membership package specifically geared towards cycle commuters

Published on: 31/10/2018

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