February 2024

Spokes is 40!!

“Spokes led that charge, which was a lonely position when Spokes began … but they were right,” Cllr Adam McVey, Leader of Edinburgh City Council.

“One of the most effective campaign groups I’ve ever known – and all done by volunteers. Proud to have been a member for 30+ years!” Mark Lazarowicz, former Council Leader […]

Waverley Welcome

From Fortress Waverley to Welcoming Waverley! Spokes congratulates Network Rail on its change of heart, to allow cycle access from Waverley Bridge, thus also removing pushed-bikes from the congested pedestrian footway…


PoP2015 : more cash promised!

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…


UK General Election 2015

Information and links to help you decide…


Spokes in UK Parliament

Our member Mark Lazarowicz MP complimented Spokes and Pedal on Parliament in today’s debate on the Get Britain Cycling report, as well as raising issues which concern us…


Fortress Waverley

Update 16.10.14: Fortress Waverley raised in UK Parliament by Mark Lazarowicz MP [2.23pm->] [quote is below] Update 15.8.14: Network Rail letter to Mark Lazarowicz MP. Network Rail may reconsider delivery arrangements, but no timescale. So – ask your MSPs when!! Find them at www.writetothem.com Update 10.7.14: Our story hits The Guardian – bike blog

Spokes […]

Pedal on Parliament

Note: For general info about PoP see pedalonparliament.org.

* = Spokes member

2014 Popliticians

Patrick Harvie MSP*Ian Murray MP*Mark Lazarowicz MPKezia Dugdale MSP


Cllr Andrew BurnsKezia Dugdale MSP*Sarah Boyack MSP* Ian Murray MP*Mark Lazarowicz MPWillie Rennie MSP

In charge of Edinburgh Transport…Cllr Lesley Hinds, Transport ConvenerCllr Andrew Burns, […]

Get Britain Cycling!

Spokes members Mark Lazarowicz MP, Sheila Gilmore MP and Ian Murray MP all spoke in the 2 September UK Parliament debate on Julian Huppert MP‘s motion in support of the Get Britain Cycling report, with several references in Parliament to Spokes, Edinburgh Council and Pedal on Parliament…


PoP phenomenal!

Pedal on Parliament exceeded all expectations, with a police estimate of 2500 people, and others suggesting 3000+


Leith Walk, including Picardy Place

See also our tram page. Our 2008 Dutch consultant report is in para 0812, part 2 See also our page on the tramline extension to Newhaven & Leith – this includes relevant traffic orders, planning apps etc. See also Leith page For St James Quarter and Leith Street see City Centre page For other […]