Strategies, network maps and what happens next…

The dust is finally starting to settle after a busy few months of consultations and elections, so it is probably a good time to talk about where we go from here. With the local elections returning a Labour council, there should be some certainty in the way things are heading here in Cardiff. The Cycle

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Volunteers Wanted! Become a Ride Leader in Wales with British Cycling

British Cycling is looking for volunteers in the Cardiff area for its new HSBC Guided Rides programme. If you are reasonably fit and you are comfortable riding in a group, you could take part in their training day on the 1st July 2017. The assessed one-day Ride Leadership Award (Level 1) is completely free and

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Cardiff’s Cycling Strategy really is coming…

A draft of the forthcoming cycling strategy for Cardiff has been released and it looks like things are looking up. If you were to write a cycling campaign wish list, chances are it would contain many of the usual suspects –segregated lanes, better lighting & surfaces, more cycle parking. Well, knock us down with a

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Cardiff’s Forthcoming Cycling Strategy – What we would like to see…

The Council is currently beavering away at its new cycling strategy, which will hopefully pave the way for some ambitious integrated network plans come September 2017. The previous strategy arrived before the Active Travel Act, along with its own design guidance and the Enfys map many of us are familiar with. To say the previous strategy

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How Protected Cycle Lanes Could Work in Cardiff…

With cities around the UK adopting dedicated infrastructure to boost cycling rates, often to great effect, we thought it would be fun to have a think about how Cardiff might follow suit. Of course, this is entirely pie-in-the-sky but it is nice to dream. After our frankly depressing helmet post, it’s probably about time we

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Cardiff set to have new bike hire scheme

It appears that the rumours were true and we are indeed going to get a new bike share scheme. Rising from the ashes of the ill-fated Oybike, the planned scheme looks to be much bigger, with 500 bikes scattered across Cardiff. However, this time it’ll be funded through sponsorship income, rather than the council’s budget.

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