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Encouraging cycling

Getting more people on two wheels takes soft measures as well as hard infrastructure. Our professional support team can advise on a range of measures to encourage cycling. Find out more

Press and News

Every month Cycling England showcases a different cycling scheme, and an interesting personality – click here for more details and our latest news. Find out more


Cycling England’s flagship cycle training scheme Bikeability is now available in half the local authorities in England. Bikeability gives young people the skills and confidence to cycle safely. Find out more

Cycling City, Cycling Towns

England's first Cycling City and eleven new Cycling Towns are set to receive the largest investment in cycling the country has ever seen.

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Cycling England's flagship award scheme, teaching children to cycle safely and responsibly.

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Finding New Solutions

Cycling England’s programme to introduce cycling to new audiences.

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Latest News

Scheme of the Month - Business is Better by Bike Awards, Devon

Business is better by bike

Devon County Council’s Cycle Exeter project ran an awards scheme, in association with the Exeter Chamber of Commerce, to find the most cycle-friendly employers in Exeter. Over 3,000 businesses across the city were invited to take part.

The purpose is to reward organisations that actively promote cycling


Personality of the Month - Christian Wolmar, Writer, Broadcaster and Cycling England Board Member

photo of Christian Wolmar

What is your job or other main activity that involves cycling? How long have you done that?

I am a freelance writer and broadcaster and have used a bike as my main means of transport for at least a couple of decades.

Where do you live?

I live in Holloway, north London, and


Cycle Rail Survey - Evidence for Cycle Hire at Stations


Over the summer ATOC, the Association of Train Operating Companies, has been doing some research into the potential for cycle hire at UK rail stations. This has involved gathering case study evidence and interviewing stakeholders. ATOC has produced a short web survey to get the views of as many cyclists and rail passengers as possible.

The link to the survey is: www.surveymonkey.com/s/cyclerail.


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