Transport for London (TfL) has started construction work on a 1.6km stretch of its 10km segregated Cycleway route between Tower Bridge and Greenwich.
Cycle to Work guidance has been updated to include e-bikes in an effort to help more commuters to make greener journeys.
During its annual road safety week, charity Brake is urging fleets to be Bike Smart. Ben Rooth reports
Bikers and cyclists are 63 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured on British roads, per mile travelled, than car drivers, new research from Brake suggests.
The DfT has launched a consultation on whether a new law equivalent to causing death by dangerous driving should be introduced for cyclists.
One fifth (20%) of cyclists and drivers experience fear for their own safety while using UK roads, a social study carried out by Cycleplan has found.
The UK’s single-carriageway A roads are not fit for cyclists and building segregated cycle routes should be the Government’s priority for roads investment.
The Government has outlined plans to help people to walk and cycle more, as it hopes to persuade drivers to leave their cars at home for shorter journeys.
Volvo Car UK has reintroduced LifePaint, the hugely popular reflective spray designed to increase the visibility and safety of cyclists.
Addison Lee has become the first private hire vehicle company in the UK to partner with cycling charity London Cycling Campaign.
With the number of cyclists on UK roads increasing, public sector fleets are turning to driver training and technology to reduce accidents involving their vehicles and vulnerable road users.
Councils across the country have won nearly £21 million of funding from the government to promote green forms of transport.
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