Cycling is great for Bristol - Let's make Bristol great for cycling

One of Bristol’s most historic streets has been pedestrianised after a campaign by local businesses. Tom Swithinbank of Bristol Cycling Campaign finds out how the businesses of King Street helped to make it happen. It’s the home of the Old Vic and some of Bristol’s best-loved pubs, bars and restaurants. Now, after years of campaigning, cars no longer rumble over the cobbles of historic King Street in Bristol’s old town. It has taken six years of lobbying and considerable effort by local busin...
CyclingWorks Bristol is a new campaign to bring together employers across our region to voice their support for infrastructure to enable safer commuting by bike. It is based on a successful model used in London, that was influential in the deliver...
The centre of Bristol is changing with pedestrianisation schemes being implemented in the Old City, on Bristol Bridge, and on King Street among others. Bikes, certain deliveries, and on Bristol Bridge, buses and taxis, are allowed through but not,...
Cycling has seen an explosion in popularity during the lockdown period as empty roads, cleaner air, and more spare time for some have opened up new possibilities. However, for some people, cycling remains closed off by barriers such as cost and ac...
How has Bristol responded to the Covid19 crisis and how could the Healthy Streets approach aid our development of streets for people? After the success of our first webinar event (The Future of Cycling in Bristol – Webinar May 2020), we are deligh...
The Government has made funding available to Bristol City Council to install cycling infrastructure during the current pandemic. As we emerge from lockdown in a socially distanced manner public transport is hazardous (tragically fatal for some) an...
In 2017 Prince Street Bridge was reopened after major repairs. This was shortly followed by a separated cycle path on Prince Street connecting Broad Quay and Cumberland Road. We have looked at the usage figures from the most recent count by Bristo...
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Our Goals

Space for cycling - a comprehensive safe network of high quality routes. Fair treatment for cycling - justice, design, funding. Political leadership to deliver ambitious change

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Our Solution

We speak up for cycling locally, city-wide, and nationally. We lobby. We get involved in consultations. We promote the evidence. We call out the failures. You can help!

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