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Only 6% of people cycle to work in the UK

According to research by Hawk Incentives, provider of Cyclescheme in the UK, only 6% of British workers currently cycle to work.
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What are the health benefits of cycling to work?

Lee Hammond describes the health benefits of cycling as an opportunity to work better, feel better and clear the air on National Cycle to Work Day.
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Safety for cyclists and pedestrians at heart of Highway Code review

Transport Minister Jesse Norman has announced that the Government is set to review how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians
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Cyclists and pedestrians to be protected under new road safety laws

The Department for Transport plans to update road safety laws to protect vulnerable road users in a bid to encourage more of us to take to two wheels to get around.
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Petition calls to have biking routes introduced to Google Maps

A petition has been launched calling for biking routes to be added to Google Maps in a response to the needs of 1.25 million British bikers

Cycle-friendly employers: A framework for business

Marco Ciarrocchi, Bike2work Project Manager at the European Cyclists’ Federation highlights how cycle-friendly employers can benefit European businesses

The government unveils plans to promote cycling and walking

A £1.2 billion programme set out by the government aims to restore walking and cycling as the ‘go to’ method of transport for short journeys
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EU cycling economy contributes €513bn each year

New figures from the European Cyclists’ Federation show that the EU cycling economy contributes €513bn each year across the 28 Member States Cycling creates economic benefits of €513 billion each year, according to the findings of a new ‘EU Cycling Economy’ report by the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF). Across the...
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EU Cycling Strategy: Putting the EU on the cycle track

With the EU Cycling Strategy, the European Cyclists’ Federation hopes to get all member states on the right track, as Fabian Küster explains To put the EU on the cycle track’ is the goal of the EU Cycling Strategy Campaign that was launched this September by a coalition of stakeholders...
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First electric bike share scheme rolled out in Exeter

Exeter is the first city in the UK to launch an electric bike share scheme, which aims to reduce transport pollution and congestion… An electric bike scheme has been launched in Exeter - the first of which to be launched in the UK. The Co-Bikes scheme was launched last week and...

Investing in urban mobility

Benedicte Swennen, urban mobility and cities policy officer at the European Cyclists’ Federation outlines how mobility habits are shifting throughout Europe The growth of cars in the past 50 years and the adaptation of the infrastructure to this dominant mode of transport have transformed our cities into urban areas with...

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