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Integration with Public Transport

Combining cycling with public transport provides a viable alternative to the private car for many medium and long distance journeys. Public transport operators are increasingly recognising the potential of encouraging cycling to and from their stations.

This section covers the promotion of combined cycle / public transport journeys, routes to interchanges, facilities at interchanges and carriage on public transport, together with the inclusion of cyclists in the design of bus priority measures and LRT schemes.

Wheeling Ramps, Leighton Linslade (pdf)
Review of the opportunities to provide wheeling channels to assist cyclists using the rail station at Leighton Buzzard.

Examples of bus gates and road closures with cycle access (pdf)
This report has been written in response to a request for a briefing note in support of a bus-plug (or gate) with a cycle by-pass in Nottinghamshire.

Cycling and Rail Strategy, Northern Rail (pdf)
Northern Rail is the UK’s largest train operator, mainly running local services in the North of England. Cycling England was asked to provide advice on the development of a cycling strategy. This has now been published, with strong endorsements from Cycling England, CTC and Sustrans.

Further Resources

Cycling England’s Smart Measures Portfolio - initiatives that combine incentives, information, training and promotion

Cycling England’s Design Checklist and Portfolio - current infrastructure guidance and best practice

Cycling England’s photo Gallery

Best Practice Case Studies from the CTC Benchmarking Project

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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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Bikeability

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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