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Brean Down Way and April work camp

We’re pleased that progress is being made on the Brean Cross link, connecting Weston to Brean Down. The project is being pushed through by John Grimshaw and he’s been in touch to ask if BCyC supporters might like to join the 2nd work camp to finish off the work.  Work camps and parties like this are […]

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Bristol Cycling leading cycling trip to London – Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Most weekends Bristol Cycling lead a friendly ride around the city but this Easter we have arranged something special. We have organised 3 days of riding around the capital to see and experience for ourselves some of the new (and some not so new) cycling infrastructure in place around the city of London. The weekend […]

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Research on driverless vehicles – how will they affect cycling?

We’ve been asked to share a survey from the Centre for Transport and Society at UWE about public attitudes to driverless vehicles. Researcher Dr Miriam Ricci (@RicciMiriam) wants to ensure that the cyclist’s perspective is represented in focus groups.  She says: “Please help us find people from all walks of life to take part in informal discussions (‘focus groups’) on driverless vehicles. […]

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Bristol Cycling present Prince St Bridge petition to City Council

Today Bristol Cycling presented the petition, signed by 585 individuals, calling on Bristol Council to make Prince St. Bridge a walking and cycling bridge. Given just a minute to speak, we highlighted the benefits of cycling and walking in the city and the need to escape the congestion and air pollution caused by motor traffic. […]

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Bristol Cycling secure commitment to “Close Pass” initiative from Avon & Somerset Police

Campaigning from Bristol Cycling’s Road Justice team has resulted in a commitment from Avon & Somerset Police Chief Inspector Kevan Rowlands to implement a “Close Pass” operation. This is a key commitment in protecting people riding bikes from poor driving. Fear of the dangers of cycling on the road with cars is one of the biggest […]

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Southmead Quietway – Cairns Road & Wellington Hill West Crossings

The Southmead Quietway is part of the £19m Cycling Ambition Fund to upgrade walking and cycling routes across the city. It links one of the busiest cycle routes in the city, Gloucester Road, through residential areas with high levels of cycle use, to the Southmead Hospital and north Bristol. It is identified as important ‘local link’ in […]

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Congratulations to Lifecycle UK for Bike Back award

We’re delighted that our friends at the very wonderful Lifecycle have won (another) award. It’s for their Bike Back project, which offers up to eight offenders at a time the chance to learn bike maintenance and mechanical skills. Winning the award is a chance to tell everyone about the great work they are doing, and the […]

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South Glos Cycle Forum at UWE on 14th March 2017

Do please make an effort to attend the South Gloucestershire Cycle Forum if you can. It’s important that there is representation from a wide range of people and groups. Those choosing to cycle in South Glos can often feel like poor relations in one of the most congested and car dominated areas of the city. […]

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Barriers to Investing in Cycling

We contributed to a survey from Dr Rachel Aldred at Westminster University on Barriers to Investing in Cycling. The initial report has interesting, and disturbing, findings that will help focus campaigning objectives. Further work is being done by Rachel and her team. The Barriers survey is part of the DfT-funded Propensity to Cycle Tool project (www.pct.bike). The PCT […]

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Bristol Cycling talk to Made in Bristol TV and @mark_bradshaw about Prince St. bridge

On Monday 13th February Bristol Cycling member Sam Saunders spoke to Made in Bristol TV about the work taking place to restore Prince’s St. Bridge repairs. Standing by the MShed, in front of the temporary structure spanning the Grade II listed bridge, Sam reflected on the changes pointing out that the whole area has been much […]

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