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Toolkit identifies locations for cycleways in England

Toolkit identifies locations for cycleways in England

It has been developed to help inform bids for Tranche 2 of the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund, particularly for authorities which have not yet developed local walking and cycling investment plans.

Manchester's 'Cyclops' junction reaches major milestone

Manchester's 'Cyclops' junction reaches major milestone

The junction, equipped with cycle optimised protected signals, allows bicycles to approach from four arms which converge onto a cycle track and help segregate cyclists from general traffic.

Melbourne fast-tracks 40km of bike lanes

Melbourne fast-tracks 40km of bike lanes

As well as create more space to help cyclists maintain physical distance, the plan is also part of the city’s 10-year roadmap for Melbourne to become a premier cycling city.

City of Lahti launches personal carbon trading scheme

City of Lahti launches personal carbon trading scheme

The free mobile CitiCap app automatically tracks a means of transport used and allows citizens in the Finnish city to benefit from reducing their own mobility emissions.

Cardiff Council works with city design specialist on reopening plan

Cardiff Council works with city design specialist on reopening plan

Council leader wants to adopt the same “one-city” approach that has seen the public sector, communities and businesses pull together throughout the pandemic to “build back better”.

Which US cities are top for cycling?

Which US cities are top for cycling?

PeopleForBikes’ data-driven annual ranking showcases the cities that are making biking better for everyone and provides insights on how other cities can work to do the same.

Birmingham announces measures to prioritise walking and cycling

Birmingham announces measures to prioritise walking and cycling

The schemes include pop-up cycle lanes, pavement widening and road closures to create low traffic neighbourhoods, which are all part of a package of active travel measures.

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

The study by British Business Energy examines cities across the globe to determine which offer the best and worst options for the eco-conscious worker.

Edinburgh launches online mapping tool for safer travel

Edinburgh launches online mapping tool for safer travel

The public can use the Commonplace platform to share suggestions for creating safer spaces for walking, cycling and wheeling as the current lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted.

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

The Eeyo 1 is the first e-bike project in the new Gogoro Eeyo "human-electric hybrid" brand, which has been established to develop innovations in lightweight electric-assisted transportation.