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Cycling UK Strategy

Posted: 15 May 2024, 7:26pm
by Jdsk
Webinar for members: 5 June at 1800:
https://a2a0a98917b84ecca6f4be18141f201 ... wOkoMq9JNg


Re: Cycling UK Strategy

Posted: 1 Jun 2024, 10:22am
by Jdsk
The June /July 2024 edition of the magazine has several pages on the new strategy.


Re: Cycling UK Strategy

Posted: 5 Jun 2024, 7:33pm
by Philip Benstead
What did anybody think of the CTC Gearing up for Change: exclusive members' webinar?

Re: Cycling UK Strategy

Posted: 9 Jun 2024, 7:08pm
by BobSweet
When the Cycle magazine arrived, I read the new Cycling UK Strategy, and I felt disappointed. So, I thought about what I would put in it, and what a surprise when I settled on a very similar set of items. So maybe it is all in how you word it, I didn’t want to read 4 pages as the strategy, I needed if brief and precise. So here are my thoughts:

I feel that the primary purpose of Cycling UK should be to get as many people cycling as possible. I suggest the 3 themes to achieve this are:
1. Safety.
2. Public perception of cycling.
3. Accessibility to cycling infrastructure.

On safety I would put segregated cycling infrastructure, vision zero road deaths, road safety laws and penalties. We need our roads to not be used as race tracks.

Public perception is about how cyclists are portrayed in the media, and currently we are not in a good place. We need cycling to be presented as “cool” to encourage the next generation.

On accessibility I would put all the barriers to cycling. Gates, poor road surfaces, mud, parking, waiting ages for a green light, crossing roads. We need everyone to have easy access to good cycling infrastructure close to their homes.

Re: Cycling UK Strategy

Posted: 11 Jun 2024, 7:29pm
by Philip Benstead
Good afternoon,

We hope this message finds you well.

We wanted to extend our heartfelt thanks for attending our ‘Gearing up for Change’ webinar last week. Your participation made the event a great success, and we appreciate your engagement and support.

For those who were unable to join us live, we invite you to watch the webinar recording here.

We believe you'll find the information valuable and insightful.

Additionally, we would love to hear your thoughts on the webinar. If we could ask you to take a moment to fill out our short survey here. ... ZIMFE2OC4u

Your feedback is crucial in helping us improve future events similar to this.

We also wanted to remind you of the upcoming AGM on the 27th of September. We encourage all members to vote on the upcoming motions. Ballot papers and voting information will be issued in the August/September issue of the Cycle magazine. Please click here for more information about the upcoming AGM, with further updates being published soon.

Thank you once again for supporting us at this exciting time. We look forward to meeting you at our future events!

Best regards,

Cycling UK

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