Newcastle Cycling Forum, Working Group Meeting for the Walker to City Centre Strategic Cycle Route. Time and Location to be announced
This page has been archived ———————————- A message from our patron Prof Stephen Singleton Cycling could transform Tyneside. If cycling was a tablet or a medical intervention it would be a best buy for the health service. Regular cyclists…
February 2012 [pdf] http://tinyurl.com/7kraoax
Members should have received their postal AGM invite. Let us know if that is NOT the case.
In a letter today Bernard Garner says the task & finish group is in the process of being set up. His own head of communication was of the opinion it had been set up. Communications! Wires. Crossed. Inching closer… Metro’s…
Chronicle (14 February 2012) Expert helps put wheels into motion http://www.flickr.com/photos/katsdekker/6883057213/ [flickr]
Road.cc (12 February 2012) If it’s not a folder, you can’t take it on board – but campaigners say full-size bikes okay on similar trains in Germany http://road.cc/content/news/52483-tyne-wear-metro-operator-rejects-calls-allow-trial-letting-bikes-trains
Today Metro announces the first modernised carriage has taken to the tracks http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-17032582. Years ago the cycling community had been promised that the refurbishment would give consideration to the carrying of bikes. Funny that.
We’ll work with decision-makers to make Newcastle a modern liveable city that puts people at its heart and can be enjoyed on foot and by bike. We want to be involved in the design of the Strategic Cycle Routes and…
Chronicle (9 February 2012) Metro bosses reject call to allow bikes on trains http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/north-east-news/evening-chronicle-news/2012/02/09/metro-bosses-reject-call-to-allow-bikes-on-trains-72703-30297589/