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Welcome To Spokes

Welcome to the online home of Spokes, the Lothian Cycle CampaignContinue reading Welcome To Spokes

Glasgow 7-7-7 shows the way

Edinburgh Council Transport Committee is expected to decide on June 2nd whether to press on with its controversial proposal to cut weekday bus lane hours and scrap Saturday bus lanes entirely.   We urge the Council either to scrap its plan or to postpone a decision and follow Glasgow’s example of first consulting on all the optionsContinue reading Glasgow 7-7-7 shows the way

Bikes & Rail: June 15 Spokes public meeting

Dutch company Abellio is now running ScotRail.  What does this mean for bike/rail?  What else is happening locally and in Scotland for bike/rail? Our headline speaker is John Dietz, Cycling Strategy Manager for Abellio ScotRail. Continue reading Bikes & Rail: June 15 Spokes public meeting

Traffic Count : Bikes highest ever %

Despite a cold and windy morning, the May Spokes traffic count found bikes forming 16.5% of all vehicles at our 4 count points, the highest ever %, and only the second time to exceed 16%… Continue reading Traffic Count : Bikes highest ever %

PoP2015 : more cash promised!

Photo by Markus Stitz, @reizkultur

Photo by Markus Stitz, @reizkultur

The fourth – and no less phenomenal – Pedal on Parliament was topped with a clear public promise from new Transport Minister Derek Mackay that cycling investment in 15/16 would be the highest ever… Continue reading PoP2015 : more cash promised!

Bikes on Trams – a UK First

Bikes will be carried on off-peak regular tram services in Edinburgh in May – a UK first for Edinburgh Council and for Edinburgh Trams!! Continue reading Bikes on Trams – a UK First

PoP2015: we need hardly remind you!!

Continue reading PoP2015: we need hardly remind you!!

Spokes Midlothian 2015 Map

The 4th edition of our Midlothian map is now on sale!! Continue reading Spokes Midlothian 2015 Map

CargoBikes in Scotland

Spokes has submitted evidence about cargobikes to the Scottish Parliament ICI Committee’s Inquiry into Freight Transport in Scotland… Continue reading CargoBikes in Scotland

UK General Election 2015

Information and links to help you decide…   Continue reading UK General Election 2015

120-strong Spokes City Centre meeting

An amazing 120 people came to hear Edinburgh City’s Transport Convener Cllr Lesley Hinds, Essential Edinburgh’s Richard Darke and Professor Tom Rye of Napier Transport Research Institute speak about the city centre future, and the role of cycling in it… Continue reading 120-strong Spokes City Centre meeting