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Posted Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 01:22 in Chris's blog
At the joint CyclingUK and Cyclenation conference this year, after Katherine Nield, of ClientEarth, has given the opening spee…
Chorlton segregated cycle tracks
Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 21:17 in Chris's blog
At the Cycling UK and Cyclenation campaigners' conference on Sat 24th Nov in Birmingham, we will be hearing more about Man…
New crossings at the Middleway
Posted Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 16:54 in Chris's blog
I'm not sure that this update should be titled 'BCR update' anymore.…
Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 14:53 in Robert's blog
The tram in Birmingham is so expensive it will never provide mass transport, but it impedes cycling, a form of transport that is highly cost-effective. …
West Midlands Metro Travel Plan
Posted Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 01:42 in Chris's blog
On Friday (9th Nov) the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Board will meet, and sign off on the plan on how to spend the £250 million from the Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) that the West Midl…
Christmas Playing Out Street Party
Posted Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 14:45 in Chris's blog
If you want your local councillor to learn more about this, or to ask them to send local council officers to learn more, you can ask them to go to Cyclenation's conference on …
An artist's impression of Curzon Station
Posted Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:01 in Chris's blog
The HS2 team are holding a public engagement process for the design of the Curzon Street station and surrounding urban realm, including public transport and cycling routes.…
Looking down Edgbaston Road towards the cricket ground from Pershore Road
Posted Friday, November 2, 2018 - 14:28 in Chris's blog
Earlier this year, central government announced a limited fund for junction safety improvements for cycling and walking.…
Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:25 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council (BCC) is consulting on proposed changes to Dudley Road between Spring Hill roundabout on the Middleway, to the junction with Icknield Port Road, just past Birmingham City Ho…
Artist's impression of a Sprint bus
Posted Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:13 in Chris's blog
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is consulting on improvements to part of Hagley Road from the junctio…
Artist's impression of a Sprint bus
Posted Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 18:52 in Chris's blog
This month, Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM) is holding a consultation on what factors would encourage respondents to cycle more regularly to a Sprint rapid transit bus stop.…
Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 09:23 in Robert's blog
European Day Without a Road Death, or Project EDWARD, has an obvious and commendable aim. So why do we hear nothing about it? …
Artist's impression of the cycle track on the A34
Posted Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 13:49 in Chris's blog
On Tuesday evening (11th September) we attended the bi-monthly Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR) stakeholders' meeting to find out about progress with the BCR programme and other developments in Bi…
Be Heard logo
Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 08:41 in Chris's blog
In the week that Manchester announced a £1.5 bn investment plan …
The Push Bikes stand at City Ride
Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 - 04:52 in Chris's blog
This year saw Birmingham City Council (BCC) moving from 120 councillors in 3-member wards, to 101 councillors in a mix of 1 and 2 member wards.…
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