May 2024

Season’s Greetings from Spokes

Click on the seasonal concept you’re interested in … Christmas present Scrooge (1) The wise men (and women) Scrooge (2) Paradise


Budget: MSPs support Spokes

In a report on the draft 2012-13 Scottish budget, MSPs from all parties, including the ruling SNP, have forcefully endorsed the outcry from numerous individuals and organisations over the severe proposed cuts to active travel. The cuts come alongside a £100m rise in trunk road spending – a trunk roads increase which is more […]

Princes Street Paradise [new pics 27 Dec]

For the whole of December, Princes Street is free of traffic and free of tram works!! It’s a brilliant opportunity to do some Christmas shopping by bike, and experience (with your kids if you have some) a small taste of how Princes Street could be in the future! … Stop Press: It’s working!! – see […]

Spokes Mapp Buff: buying after xmas

Spokes has commissioned an Original Buff printed with an extract of the Edinburgh Spokes cycle map…


Budget 2012-13 : SNP arguments

Spokes has prepared answers to SNP justifications of the government’s big cuts to cycling and walking investment in the draft 2012-13 budget, now being consulted on…


“I am aware of the rising number of cyclists in Edinburgh”

News of the Spokes traffic count has reached the Scottish Parliament, and the results have been praised by Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP…


More bikes/ less cars in Edinburgh rush hour – and why?

[Updated 25.11.11] The November Spokes rush-hour traffic count has beaten all records for bike use, whilst the number of cars is the lowest we have ever recorded …


Budget disaster: new Spokes flyer

Spokes has produced a new summary handout on the Scottish draft budget 2012/13 …


Future of bike-rail in Scotland

Two major consultations will help decide the future of bike-rail in Scotland…


Nov 17: Spokes Public Meeting

A poster [pdf 241k] is now available. Come along to hear and ask about latest developments in Edinburgh’s Active Travel Action Plan and how its cycling policies compare to Oxford’s Dual Network [click public meeting for more on each].