July 2024

Cycle campaigns – Scotland, UK, international

Although this page is called ‘campaigns’ the organisations below cover a range of types of lobbying and promotion, with greater or lesser political involvement…

Scotland-local [see also Edinburgh/Lothians organisations]

Spokes, the Lothian Cycle Campaign  Edinburgh & Lothians campaign group [us!!]
GoBike, Strathclyde Cycle Campaign  Glasgow & Strathclyde campaign group
Highland Cycle Campaign  Highland region campaign group
Aberdeen Cycle Forum  campaign and representative body
Dundee Cycling promoting cycling for everyday travel
Bycycle – Perth & Kinross cycle campaign  Perth & Kinross campaign group
Cycling Dumfries  Dumfries campaign group
Freewheel North “cycling development charity for greener, healthier, safer Glasgow”

Scotland – national

Sustrans and Sustrans Scotland – UK sustainable transport charity – including National Cycle Network
Cyclist Touring Club [CTC] – longstanding UK cyclist organisation
Cycling Scotland – government funded body to promote cycling – also runs Pedal for Scotland
Pedal on Parliament – pedalonparliament.org – see also our report on 28.4.12 PoP

Personal blogs relevant to cycling campaigning, but not campaign group as such  [See Edinburgh/Lothians links for locally-based blogs].

Aberdeen Cars – about the role of cars in Aberdeen
Bike.Dundee – from “the sunniest city in Scotland”
CycleFife – Fife campaigning blog
Phil’s Blog – Dunblane/Clackmannanshire personal blog
Helmet Camera Cyclist – Glasgow commuter
Thewashingmachinepost – An Islay cyclist
Town Mouse – A Dumfries cyclist
Zen Biker Maniac – cycling in and around Inverness


Cycling Embassy of Great Britain – seeks “dedicated safe cycle infrastructure, in line with best practice around the world.”
Cyclenation – UK cycle campaign network – find local campaign groups
Cycle Carlisle – Carlisle Cycle Campaign
Cyclox – Oxford Cycle Campaign – relevant to Edinburgh


GhostBikes.org – white-bike memorials for cyclists killed on the roads [includes an Edinburgh page]
International Bicycle Fund – “nonprofit advocacy organization … promoting sustainable transport and international understanding to make this planet a healthier and happier place
Cycling Embassy of Denmark – to promote cycle use around the world, based on Danish experience
View from the CyclePath – David Hembrow Netherlands website – lots of technical info
Fietsberaad – Dutch centre for cycling policy expertise
Cycling Embassy of Netherlands – to promote cycle use around the world, based on Dutch experience
www.WorldStreets.org Daily online newspaper on The New Mobility