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Bike Shed Bans

[Update 20 December: Breakthrough on garden bike storage see Dec 19 news item]. Different sections of Edinburgh Council are pursuing policies which conflict with each other, and Spokes is asking for a compromise so that cycling policies don’t lose out…

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Cycling up slightly in Budget

The Scottish government’s 2013/14 budget brings a small recovery in cycling investment from this year’s low point – but investment is still well under 1% of total transport spending, and nowhere near enough to reach the government’s 2020 target of 10% of all trips to be by bike…

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My Favourite Place by Bike: 2012 competition results

Prizewinning entries have been chosen from the Spokes 2012 summer competition, My Favourite Place by Bike …

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Pedal on Postbox: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dunblane, Dumfries …

Missed out on the fabulous Pedal on Parliament Scotland? – then why not Pedal on Postbox at events around Scotland on Sunday 16th September.

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Bike-Rail Toolkit + conference

The Association of Train Operating Companies [ATOC] has published an exciting new 60-page ‘toolkit’ on how to greatly improve bike-rail integration, so as to make bike-rail a true ‘end-to-end’ journey from home to destination…

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Competition closes 9 September

A family ticket to a top Edinburgh attraction – or a first class rail ticket for 2 to escape far from the city – just two of our great prizes – with judging aided by an expert in obscurity and illusion …

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Scottish Budget 2013/14

[‘What happens next’ updated 25 Aug] Will the Scottish Government’s 2013/14 draft budget see sense on cycling investment and, more generally, on active travel? Spokes has submitted comments to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee…

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Edinburgh Council Cycle Policy

What should Edinburgh be doing now under its new Labour/SNP administration? And, following the Olympics, will it include a Sir Chris Hoy Cycle Network? …

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Edinburgh SkyRide 8 September 2012

Thousands of people are expected to try out cycling on traffic-free roads in Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September…

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Factsheet: Get your Child Cycling

There’s a great new Spokes factsheet for parents wanting to help their children get cycling independently …

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