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Emergency CovidStreets cash, Scotland v England

Stop Press 26 May: Scot Gov trebles the £10m ‘covidstreets’ fund to £30m – as we predicted below (end of The Cash para) – and for the reasons we gave!

Both governments have allocated cash for councils to install pop-up low-cost measures – cycle lanes, road closures, wider footways etc. The aims are […]

UK General Election 2019

With virtually all cycling-related policy now a Scottish rather than a UK responsibility we are not asking individual candidates for statements or holding a hustings for the UK General Election. However, as always, we tell you which candidates are Spokes members and give any useful further information including local hustings organised by others.

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Merry Christmas Cycling Extrapolations

“The bicycle is one of the most beneficial of human inventions but we haven’t quite finished extrapolating its possibilities“

… Quentin Blake, Guardian Christmas Cartoon

“Every day in the run-up to the holidays, top illustrators are drawing festive scenes for all to share” … in The Guardian

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UK General Election 2015

Information and links to help you decide…

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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…

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Worst week : What now ?

Could this be the worst week ever for cycling and for sustainable transport policy in general?

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London v. Edinburgh

London’s Mayor, Boris Johnson, has introduced a remarkable new cycling policy, backed up by serious funding. How does this, and particularly the funding levels, compare to Edinburgh?

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London praises Edinburgh!

Edinburgh’s groundbreaking decision to allocate 5% [rising by 1% a year] of its transport budget to cycling investment has been quoted in the London Assembly as an example to the Mayor, Boris Johnson…

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Get Britain Cycling: APPCG Inquiry

Spokes has responded to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s Inquiry, “Get Britain Cycling” …

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‘Cities fit for Cycling’ campaign

The Times #Cyclesafe campaign has made a huge impact at UK level …

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