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Again … Bikes ↑↑ Cars ↓↓ … a great legacy for the new council !!

Our May traffic count, averaged over our 4 regular count points, found bikes forming 19.1% of all vehicles – the highest ever percentage. Bikes comprised more than 1 in 4 of citybound vehicles (26.6%) and exactly 1 in 10 southbound. The total number of bikes rose by 7.2% compared to May 2016. Latest: Scotsman […]

Public meeting: Tackling Road Danger

It is now widely accepted that quality bike infrastructure is a vital route to substantially more bike use and to further danger reduction, but most roads will still not have protected bike lanes in the near future – so how can danger be reduced in the existing road system?

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Spokes 2017 Council Hustings – report

Our April 6 Hustings gave the 70 or so people who came along a great chance to interact with politicians from the 5 main parties standing for Edinburgh City Council …

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Spokes Council Hustings, 6 April

On May 4th this year, every Council in Scotland will be re-elected. Our Spring Public Meeting on 6th April will be an election hustings for Edinburgh Council…

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Top 2016 Tweets – what and why

Below are the most popular Spokes tweets from the last 12 months, measured by the number of retweets (RTs). A truly fascinating picture!!

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Traffic count – highest ever November bike %

Update Jan 2017: The Evening News printed a further article on Jan 2, concentrating on the fall in motor traffic. This was widely picked up on social media and received worldwide publicity, with many popular tweets e.g. this 88-RT, 114-likes tweet. We took advantage by replying to several tweets to give a link to our […]

Benefiting Business : meeting report

Cycling benefits business now – and has huge further potential. That was the clear message from our public meeting on Benefiting Business through Cycling …

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Shopping the Dutch way wins our competition

Three of the top 10 entries in our Shopping by Bike competition, including the first prizewinner, took their inspiration from the Netherlands…

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Public meeting: Benefiting Business through Cycling

Edinburgh’s economy, business, employees and the population at large are all increasingly benefiting from cycling – and the opportunities are growing…

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Competition: ‘Shopping by Bike’

If you love nipping down to the corner shop by bike, or if you’ve transported your new bed by cargo bike, or if you use your trailer as a supermarket shopping trolley – as long as it’s Shopping by Bike – send us your experiences, ideas or handy hints – and you could win […]