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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Millions of pounds of active travel funding for Cambridgeshire threatened by mismanagement of the Mill Road bus gate

Camcycle has sent a letter to Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris asking whether Cambridgeshire County Council’s decision to discontinue the Mill Road bus gate scheme before attempting any improvements is against the policies set out by the Department for Transport (DfT). We are concerned that the way the Mill Road bus gate scheme has been managed
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A14 bridge barriers to go at last as county council agree to replace them with bollards

After over six months of campaigning, the dangerous chicane barriers near the active travel bridges over the A14 at Swavesey and Bar Hill are to be replaced with removeable bollards. At a meeting of the county council’s Highways and Transport Committee on 27 July, this decision was unanimously approved by councillors.

We’re delighted to have
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Small schemes set to make a big difference to walking and cycling in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council is considering a range of changes to roads in order to encourage active travel across the area. There are nearly twenty small schemes being considered across the county. These changes appear to be part of the Department for Transport’s active travel programme and therefore will only be funded if they represent meaningful
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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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Act now to share ideas for Zero Carbon Streets near you

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) consultation ends on 27 July.

Please make sure you have your say at tinyurl.com/CambsCycleNetwork

This is your chance to contribute to the future development of the active travel networks in the region and help local authorities create thriving and sustainable places for the future. Transport
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Camcycle speaks up for safety and accessibility on King’s Parade

A cyclist passes through the 1.2m gap in the barrier on King's Parade, while another coming the other way has to wait

Earlier this week, Camcycle trustee Matthew Danish spoke to Cambridgeshire County Council‘s Highways and Transport Committee about the anti-terrorism barrier on King’s Parade (watch a video of the meeting here). In response, councillors agreed to a further review of safety, accessibility and design before daytime traffic restrictions are made permanent at the
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5 ways you can help make cycling and walking better in Cambridgeshire

A young boy cycling on a rural roadDid you know that according to a survey by Cambridge Living Streets (a branch of the national walking charity), less than 6% of respondents were happy with their experiences as a pedestrian in the city? Sloping, uneven, cracked or potholed pavements were their top concern, followed by footways blocked by parked vehicles and waste bins.
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