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.

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Newcastle Fit for Cycling

Today we sent our support to Newcastle City Council vying for £5.6m for the City with seven other Core Cities. By doing so we have joined a host of illustrious supporters ranging from politicians, businesses to groups and organisations. The bid would financially cover the first two years of Newcastle’s 10-year Cycle Plan. The money would be welcome to realise Newcastle’s bold ambition to make our City Fit for Cycling and it would mean that £10 per person could be spent on cycling infrastructure – which is in line with expenditure of European cycling ‘starter countries’. We understand that the[…]

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