Every GB road collision – mapped

As campaigners for getting more people cycling, a crucial issue for us is safety of our streets. Safer streets means more people cycling – as places like the Netherlands and other European cities show. Every year, the Department for Transport issues a massive data release, detailing every reported road collision in Great Britain, what vehicles […]

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Bike Hub app relaunched

A guest post from Carlton Reid, who writes about the fantastic new version of the Bike Hub app: The Bike Hub cycle-specific satnav app, available for iPhone and Android, has been redesigned from scratch. Now six years old the all-new app still uses the CycleStreets routing engine so can still navigate on quiet roads, cycleways and […]

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Making data more usable by campaigners: our Outlandish Fellowship

We’re really pleased to announce that we’ve been selected for the Outlandish Fellowship to help local cycle campaigners by expanding our collisions data pages into a broader resource covering more types of data (e.g. traffic counts, pollution) and add lots of new ways to access it. Helping campaigners campaign Getting more people cycling brings a more sustainable and efficient transport […]

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CycleHack Cambridge 2016

CycleHack is a 48-hour event aiming to make cities cycle-friendly through reducing the barriers to cycling and prototyping new ideas to improve the cycling experience and encourage more and safer cycling. More than 40 other cities around the world have signed up to host CycleHack events in their communities over the weekend of 24 to […]

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Urban Cycle Parking website goes live across London

A new website, Urban Cycle Parking, built by CycleStreets, has been launched by London Cycling Campaign and Transport for London, aiming to outline where existing bike parking facilities are available in and around the capital and invites people to highlight existing facilities as well as outlining where more is needed. The site builds on the crowdsourcing components of our […]

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Cycle commuting analysis of Bristol

We love it when our API comes in useful for academic purposes. This is a guest post by Richard Thomas. Bristol: Typical cycle commute time For my MSc dissertation, I investigated determinants of the proportion of people who choose to cycle for their daily commute. Specifically, I wanted to see whether an analysis of realistic […]

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Beautiful new galleries page unveiled

We are pleased to unveil the new Galleries front page, which brings your beautiful photos and content to the front and centre. Galleries is a really neat feature to group cycling-related media for presentation or campaigning. There is also a lot more flexibility available while adding a new gallery – you can now navigate away from the […]

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