CycleStreets’ modal filter project proves that low-traffic neighbourhoods aren’t new

Many low-traffic neighbourhoods already exist across the country, but they’ve never been mapped before. At our November monthly meeting, Martin and Simon from CycleStreets, a local not-for-profit social enterprise, shared the work they’ve been doing on a UK-wide analysis of modal filters (bollards, gates, cycle contraflows etc), with Cambridge as one of the main areas
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Revolutions: How Women Changed the World on Two Wheels with author Hannah Ross

From suffragettes to sportswomen and trailblazing Victorians to those challenging modern-day taboos, Hannah Ross’ book Revolutions: How Women Changed the World on Two Wheels is an inspirational tale of the freedom women have found – and continue to find – through cycling.

Camcycle’s Administrative Officer Rosamund Humphrey asks Hannah what motivated her to pull together
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Mark Searle from Outspoken Cycles introduces the new Try Before You Buy e-cargo bike scheme

Many families and businesses could use e-cargo bikes as a means to reduce their carbon emissions and beat the congestion on their everyday journeys and the UK government is keen to support their uptake. Last year, Cambridge was one of 18 English local authorities which secured funding from the £2 million e-Cargo Bike Grant Fund
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