YourReport – Making treks and cycle tracks

Newcastle Cycling Campaign wants your stories. According to the Cophagenize Index UK cities do not fare well for biking. But luckily it is the holiday season and we travel, take in new impressions, possibly by bike, possibly experiencing bike-friendly places. Contact us

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Katja recently spoke to full council about the lack of action on physical road changes
More here http://newcycling.org/news/20130709/chair-campaign-addresses-newcastle-council

Call for your stories (incl map): http://newcycling.org/news/20130510/youreport-tell-us-your-story
All youReport stories so far: http://newcycling.org/tags/youreport

We support a bike trial for Northumberland Street
More here http://newcycling.org/news/20130723/northumberland-street-report

We want better public space on Grey Street
More here http://newcycling.org/news/20130613/grey-street-deserves-better-0

Cycling and retail – improvements to local / district shopping centres
Info sheet (updated August 2013) http://newcycling.org/sites/default/files/Newcycling_Retail.pdf

Great North Road. Maybe the £1.3m Cycle Safety Fund could be used to create some cycle space so that kids can safely cycle to the various schools on Great North North? A kerb-protected cycle route on both sides of the busy aggressive 30mph road (even 40mph north of Broadway!) would do just that.
More here http://newcycling.org/news/20130524/gosforth-and-gnr
Broadway Gosforth

John Dobson Street – Cyclists have complained about a lack of North-South permeability of the city centre for years. The debate on the Northumberland Street bike ban is rumbling on and Percy Street having recently been turned into a highway – that viably leaves John Dobson Street for a cycle-friendly makeover. Could a two-way cycle track – common feature in the Netherlands and Denmark – be build there?
More here http://newcycling.org/news/20130524/messing-around-city-centre
JDS - two-way cycle track