Monthly Archive: June 2013

Russ reports from Hanover

Hanover : cycle and walking spaces This story is part of our youReport series. With Germany 5th in the ECF’s Bike Barometer, Hanover (German: Hannover) ranks in 6th place of the German cities of a population > 200,000 – according…
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Newcastle’s Cycling Ambition

In April, Newcastle City Council published their bid for the Cycle City Ambition Fund and they have begun discussing the work that is needed to deliver. The Newcastle cycling campaign will be represented and involved in this through two project groups to be set up by the council.

Jesmond Family Cycle ride

There will be another family cycle ride on 13th July on the same route as the first ride organised by Tony Waterson as part of the Jesmond Festival. The Jesmond Safe Cycling group are also reaching out with this one…
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Professional pedal partners

Tomorrow is here. The Institution of Civil Engineers welcomed cycling into transport and highlights the need for cycling infrastructure. Their national ‘State of the Nation’ report wants to unlock the potential of cycling; and for that to happen leadership with…
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Claire reports from Assen

Assen : bicycle priority This story is part of our youReport series. When – exactly a year ago to the day – Claire wrote a comprehensive report for the Cycle Embassy of Great Britain it not just resulted in local…
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Hot air and still no safe space

Whilst other cities reportedly move forward, reaping the benefits of bike-friendly design and putting wings on bicycle culture such as the 7% bike modal share in Seville (achieved in remarkable short time) and Velo-City Vienna – Newcastle could not be…
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James reports from Sevilla

Seville : The fourth best cycle city in the world! This story is part of our youReport series. UPDATED 17 June 2013 WITH INFO RECEIVED FROM @BicicletasSibus – THANKS FOR GETTING IN TOUCH! I am living in Seville over the…
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Grey Street deserves better

Exactly a year ago we questioned the safety of Grey Street. It could be a wonderful place for people. It’s got all the potential. The debate however has not moved on. Read about what happened on 13 June 2012 here