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Ouseburn DIY Streets – our comment

Newcycling is Newcastle’s cycling campaign. We are a constituted community group with 1,400 members, holding decision-makers to account over their policies to create conditions that enable cycling for everyone by building seven Strategic Cycle Routes into the city centre and an accompanying network of neighbourhood streets prioritising walking and cycling in the city’s transport system. We welcome the plans for the Ouseburn [PDF 12Mb]. We believe they are a first, and firm, step towards a more people-oriented environment and atmosphere in the Ouseburn. Of course, much more physical change is needed in the long-run when we have to continue, and[…]

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News clipping – Ouseburn Trust – cycling special

Ousburn Trust September newsletter- cycling special (3 September 2013) Newcastle Cycling Campaign The Newcastle Cycling Campaign came to life in September 2011 as a community group lobbying for better cycling conditions in and around Newcastle. We support people-friendly environments and have worked in the Ouseburn to preserve and further enhance the liveability of this fabulous area. Our campaigning priorities include having all roads with speeds of 30mph and higher fitted with cycle provision so that everybody can cycle safely and enjoy using their bikes for everyday journeys. We also campaign for bicycles to be allowed on Metro trains. If you[…]

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