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Welcome To Spokes

Welcome to the online home of Spokes, the Lothian Cycle CampaignContinue reading Welcome To Spokes

A90 path consultation

Work starts soon on Section 5 of the cycleroute to the Forth Bridge, and Edinburgh Council is also consulting on section 3… Continue reading A90 path consultation

Tramlines: take care & take action

Tramline crashes are now less frequent than in 2013, with changes to the Haymarket taxi rank and greater awareness by regular cyclists.   Nonetheless they continue.  What can be done?… Continue reading Tramlines: take care & take action

Three April events PoP up

The latest Spokesworker is out – with a call to help at Pedal on Parliament, news of 2 long-distance route events, and lots more local and national news… Continue reading Three April events PoP up

Cycling: Past, Present and Possible Futures

The Spokes Spring public meeting was our best ever, with an articulate and overflowing audience and some great ideas for Edinburgh’s future… Continue reading Cycling: Past, Present and Possible Futures

Pedal on Parliament 2014

Free Solway<->Forth C2C map!

A new long distance ‘Sea to Sea’ tourist route is being planned from the Solway to the Forth… Continue reading Free Solway< ->Forth C2C map!

Understanding Cycling : Spokes Spring Public Meeting

Professor Colin Pooley of Lancaster University will outline findings from the pioneering and controversial Understanding Walking and Cycling  research study.   Edinburgh Council leader Cllr Andrew Burns will respond, followed by a panel discussion.   All welcome!! Continue reading Understanding Cycling : Spokes Spring Public Meeting

Spokes Bulletin 118

Out now!  …  Edinburgh progress in sustainable transport; Preventing Haymarket tramline crashes;  Transport & Planning: failure in joined-up thinking; Council Local Transport Strategy supplement; Everyday bike use pictures; and loads more… Continue reading Spokes Bulletin 118

Pedal on Parliament 2014

PoP2014 is as important as ever, and needs you ! … Continue reading Pedal on Parliament 2014

Facts on our roads as they are today

  • Nearly 200 Edinburgh cyclists received £30 penalties in 2012/13…
  • 75% of drivers admitted “risky” driving, according to Police Scotland…
  • 496 Edinburgh pedestrians were seriously injured by cars in 2006-2010 (6 by cyclists)…
  • More facts in Spokes Bulletin 118, out March 1st… Continue reading Facts on our roads as they are today