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Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates for the bike trade

Tel Aviv to double city’s bike paths by 2025

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has approved a strategic plan aimed at doubling the length of bike paths in the city from 140 kilometres to 300 kilometres by 2025. The plan also aims to increase the number of personal vehicle journeys in the city in the next five years, from 11% …

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Majority of Londoners support measures to give cyclists and pedestrians most space

The majority of Londoners support moves by the Mayor, Transport for London and local councils to give more space to pedestrians and cyclists, a new poll on behalf of Centre for London and London Environment Directors’ Network (LEDNet) has found. The polling was commissioned by Centre for London to explore …

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How has cyclists’ behaviour changed during COVID-19?

Cycling Insight has surveyed 258 UK cyclists to determine changes in behaviour as a result of COVID-19. As the UK slowly emerges from lockdown, the question remained whether cyclists felt confident in visiting their local bike stores, if they had increased their time outdoors or kept to indoor training only, …

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West Yorkshire Combined Authority plans long-term recovery from COVID-19

A package of schemes that will transform the way people can travel across the region, as well as support the region’s long-term recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, are being presented to members of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. The virtual meeting, being held on 9th June, will hear details …

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LCC calls for e-scooters to have access to cycle tracks

The London Cycling Campaign (LCC) is calling for e-scooters and other micromobility technologies to be made road-legal, according to strict requirements, with access to cycle infrastructure. “Mass mode shift away from car use to walking, cycling, public transport and new, shared mobility options will be essential to decarbonising London’s roads, …

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Buzzbike sees 440% increase in bike subscriptions

Buzzbike has revealed a 440% year-on-year increase in bike subscriptions, with the majority of subscriptions coming from those new to cycling. The data also revealed a 160% increase in subscriptions was just in the past month. The news comes after the Government announced a £2 billion package at the beginning …

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Portsmouth to open temporary cycle lane on Eastern Road

A temporary cycle lane is due to open in Portsmouth on 15th June to provide space for the increased numbers of people cycling and walking as lockdown eases. The cycle lane will be marked out on the inside lane of Eastern Road, on the southbound side, between Anchorage Park and …

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Westminster to provide new space for cyclists and pedestrians

Westminster Council has published plans to provide new and additional space for cyclists and pedestrians in the heart of the capital to safely support the easing of the lockdown and get the economy moving again. The council has been working to develop these temporary proposals in conjunction with local groups, …

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Beryl launches #BetterByBike campaign to incentivise cycling across UK

Beryl has launched its campaign to lower the barrier to cycling with its local council partners in Bournemouth, Poole, Hereford, Norwich, Watford and London. Throughout the summer months, tens of thousands of riding minutes will be accessible at free or heavily discounted prices to encourage more journeys by bicycle and …

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Cycling UK announces six-month ‘Back on your bike’ package

Cycling UK has announced a new six-month package to support people who have recently taken up, or rediscovered, cycling. With lockdown restrictions easing and workplaces and schools reopening, the Government is advising people to get on their bikes for essential journeys. The ‘Back on your bike’ package offers advice and …

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