December 2015
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Spokes at #ScotClimateMarch and #Ed2Paris

Spokes joined 5000 others (police estimate) at the #ScotClimateMarch calling for a legally binding international agreement at the Paris #COP21 climate summit…


Public mtg calls for Fairer Funding

Two main themes ran through our Nov 17 Climate/Transport/Cycling public meeting – the need for fairer funding, and the importance of concerned individuals (such as you?) being pro-active in making friends, colleagues and politicians more aware of climate and transport issues, and their interaction…


Sat 28 Nov … Scotland’s Climate March


Spokes public mtg Nov 17, pre-report

Despite the rather wet ‘climate’ over 100 people* enjoyed one of our best public meetings ever! – on Climate, Transport & Cycling. A report will follow in a few days, but meantime see all the tweets at #Spokesmtg – and do retweet any that you like!

*People who cycle don’t seem to be put off […]

Nov 17+28 Climate, Transport, Cycle, Walk


Cycling (and driving) in the rain

Our November traffic count encountered the dreichest day of any count, and bike use fell 11% from last year’s dry and mild November count. But cyclists didn’t jump into a car … indeed, car use fell 7% to its lowest ever November figure …


Competition: East Lothian triumph!!

The pleasures of East Lothian cycling beat all others in our summer competition, My Favourite Bike Ride, with first prize awarded to Dunbar resident and Spokes member, Mark James…


Nov 17 public mtg: Climate, Transport & Cycling

With the world climate summit in Paris in December, and huge climate marches in Edinburgh and across the globe on Nov 28/29, our autumn public meeting will consider the relationship between climate change and transport … from trunk roads to cycling … from national politics to how we commute…


Competition: ‘My Favourite Bike Ride’

Everyone with a bike has a favourite ride – tell us yours and you could win a great prize plus some modest fame. We’ve had feedback that the comp is complicated to enter, but it isn’t!! – see page 2 of the entry form [pdf] or [doc]. We only need a brief description of the […]

Public Mtg calls for Train/Bike space

Over 100 people came to our summer public meeting to talk about bike/rail integration. The overwhelming concern during an extensive QA session following the presentations was about bike carriage on trains – space and certainty for passengers, and opportunities for operators…