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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

Local Sustainable Transport Fund

The Department for Transport has announced £560 million for a Local Sustainable Transport Fund, which will be available from 2011-15. Guidance on how local authorities can bid to the Fund is now available on www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/regional/transportfund

To assist local authorities


Scheme of the Month - Engaging Teenage Girls, Sefton

Girls from Greenbank High School

A group of girls aged 12-14 from Greenbank High School in Southport spent three months producing a film called ‘Pedal Power – The Way Forward’, it shows how they have explored cycling and the role it can play in local people’s lives. The film was premièred at a special event at Southport Arts Centre.


Personality of the Month - Chris Payne, City of Hereford Police

Chris Payne

What is your job or other main activity that involves cycling?
I am the Local Policing Sergeant for the City of Hereford Police. Currently I manage five Constables and seven PCSOs. All but one of these staff police on bicyles. Our principal mode of transport is the bicycle, and my staff spend a minumum of 80% of their time patrolling on bicyles.


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