Cycle Campaign Network re-launch meeting

2008 meeting re-establishes the Cycling Campaign Network as an organisation to ‘Empower, support and coordinate’ the 60 cycle campaigns who are members.

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Lookalike

From A comparison of transport in Europe Has anyone else noticed the uncanny resemblence between per-capita rates of bicycle use across Europe and the Happiness League Table as published in this BBC story ? Perhaps by chance they are related.

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AGM – Monday 12th March

The guest speaker at GMCC’s AGM on 12th March is Manchester-based sustainable transport expert Richard Armitage who’ll talk about the city of Groningen in the Netherlands, probably the most bicycle-friendly city in the world. This will follow the brief AGM formalities, including the annual reports by officers, and the election of a Secretary, Treasurer, Membership […]

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Cheltenham cycle planning conference

picture courtesy & © Roger Vaughan GMCC attended the annual CTC conference in November in the genteel surroundings of Edwardian Cheltenham. Over a 100 cyclists from around the country attended the event to hear the latest in cycling policy, planning and campaigning. Featured at the conference was a new function on the CTC website to […]

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Why isn’t this happening in Manchester ?

Last June, Transport for London announced that the number of cycle journeys made in London had increased by 67 per cent during the past five years, and that the number of people killed on London’s roads fell by 21 per cent last year. In December, a report for the National Audit Office showed that 44% […]

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You’re not blocking the traffic.You are the traffic!

Sri Lankan cyclists Critical Mass

Chris, a long time GMCC member works out in Sri Lanka over Christmas in Matara on the southern tip of the island following a 2004 e.arthquake.

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