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PoP: it’s all happening!!

Anyone with anything to announce on cycling waited for the Pedal on Parliament weekend …

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Independent of Cycling?

What vision does the Independence White Paper promise for transport – and for cycling and walking in particular? …

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Seeing double !! .. video video

If you missed the Stop Climate Chaos Scotland protest, seeking to double Scottish Government cycling/walking investment in the 2014/15 budget, you missed a great event!  See the video …

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Budget bewilderment

The Scottish Government’s draft budget seems likely to increase cycling investment in 2014/15, a very welcome development, albeit that it will still be far below what is needed to reach the government’s own 2020 cycle-use ambitions.  However, the budget details are hugely obscure, and only after further announcements will greater clarity, hopefully, emerge.

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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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PoP 2013: Sunday May 19

It’s just as important this year, and you are needed!!

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Cycling up slightly in Budget

The Scottish government’s 2013/14 budget brings a small recovery in cycling investment from this year’s low point – but investment is still well under 1% of total transport spending, and nowhere near enough to reach the government’s 2020 target of 10% of all trips to be by bike…

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Scottish Budget 2013/14

['What happens next' updated 25 Aug]  Will the Scottish Government’s 2013/14 draft budget see sense on cycling investment and, more generally, on active travel?  Spokes has submitted comments to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee…

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Spokes Summer mailing

Spokes Bulletin 113 is hitting the doorsteps of all Spokes members, 1200 decision-makers across Scotland, and countless other cyclists and interested individuals (well, to be a little more precise, around 13,000 for this issue!)

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New councils…

What do the Scottish council election results mean for cycling policy and investment in Edinburgh and elsewhere? …

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