Cycle campaigner scouts continental success story – press release

05.06.2012 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newcastle aspires to get more people on the bike. Yet cities rarely turn to their world class cycling neighbours such as the Netherlands for learning and expertise. Claire Prospert from the Newcastle Cycling Campaign however self-funded a study tour to Assen and Groningen – where up to 40% of all trips are made by bike – to sample their recipe for success and see what it really is that makes Dutch people leave the car at home and joyfully jump on a bicycle instead. Claire says: “People think that the Dutch cycle because it’s[…]

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Bike buddy nomination form

As a Tyneside cyclist, simply fill in this online form http://surveymonkey.com/s/3N86GD8 or contact us on https://newcycling.org/contact. We have made it really easy for you cyclists to sign up your ‘Summer of Cycling’ bike buddy with us. Your bike buddy could be anyone from a family member or a friend, to a work colleague or a councillor. And here’s how it works: 1. You nominate a cycle buddy to the Newcastle Cycling Campaign (closing 30 April) 2. Campaign will contact your buddy to complete a baseline questionnaire 3. After the ‘Summer of Cycling’ the Campaign will gather feedback from all buddies[…]

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1Core – action object

Newcastle City Council are making ill plans for the future of transport. Please take the time to ACTION! object to their LDF Core strategy by 4 January 2012. We have prepared a draft objection for you: draft letter attached below. POST EXPIRED

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