Action!

And that’s the kind of action the Campaign gets up to:

Newsletter

We are keeping you informed via our monthly newsletter. Read past editions. Just join us to receive it.

Organising get-togethers

We are trying to get members together for meetings as often as we can (but often struggle due to lack of people / time resources to organise these). As per our Constitution we will hold an AGM every year, of course – usually around March/spring time. You could also join us on one of our infrastructure safaris (in the summer). Check the event section for details of meetings.

Strategic Cycle Routes

We are keeping the focus on the planning, construction and quality of Strategic Cycle Routes (SCR) in Newcastle. You can help us with giving us your comments on the SCRs on Cyclescape (see below for more on Cyclespace, getting registered etc).

Political parties

We check back with political parties on their view of cycling. Read out latest (2016) assessment here

Engaging decision makers

We are engaging (with) decision-makers:

Transport policies

We keep an eye on the city’s policies for transport and (spatial) planninng, and list them here

Cyclescape

We are trialling Cyclescape to keep track of our hotspot campaigning locations. Register with Cyclescape and get involved.

Data and analysis

We have a watchful eye on cycle data. For example, we want to see a good monitoring regime (locations and cycling levels) in Newcastle and to illustrate data coverage and gaps. We have created these maps

Bikes on Metro

We want bikes to be allowed on the Metro (we support Nexus/Metro’s operational trial in 2016)

Activities from previous years

In 2014 we mapped political support for cycling
In 2013 we ran youReport
In 2012 we investigated ‘getting people cycling’

Working with the media

We write press releases and try to keep track of news articles

Responding to consultations

We are also keeping a watchful eye on Newcastle City Council’s traffic orders and replying to consultations as necessary and as time and resources allow. See the Consultation Replies

And – being a community group entirely made up of volunteers – we are always looking for enthusiastic people who have some spare time, a hobby or professional skill they would like to bring to the campaign – engineering, marketing, design, teaching – you name it!