Helping campaigners campaign: our GeoVation challenge bid

Cycling in the Netherlands happens because of bike-friendly culture and excellent infrastructure. Let's face it – cycling conditions in the UK need to be improved massively. Cycle lanes that end unexpectedly, roads shared with lorries and traffic fumes, non-existent cycle parking. Any cyclist can give you a catalogue of problems that need tackling. The end result […]

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CycleStreets: Our Story – presentation to Net2Camb event

We really enjoyed the January Net2Camb Meetup event, where one of our lead developers, Martin, gave a talk 'Our Story'. Thanks to Claire for organising the event and everyone who came! It was particularly enjoyable as it was a rare opportunity to talk about the business and competition aspects of CycleStreets, about the challenges we face, […]

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Design/usability improvements

Over the last month or so we've rolled out a range of usability-orientated design improvements to the Journey Planner and the Photomap. We'd like to do much more, but funding has not yet permitted this (see our funding drive). These improvements complete the areas covered by our Sustainable City Grant, which funded a range of improvements […]

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A year of photos from CycleStreets

CycleStreets, the cycle journey planning people, will this year be publishing a photo a day – from the CycleStreets Photomap containing over 25,000 cycling-related photos submitted by our users. Either by checking the front page of the site, or by following the @CycleStreets channel on Twitter, people will get our selection of the best photo […]

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CycleParking4London update

London Cycling Campaign's www.cycleparking4london.org.uk website, which we helped create, is continuing to see requests for new cycle parking locations pouring in. The site enables members of the public to submit suggestions of places needing cycle parking, which will then be used by local campaigners. As well as going to the main site itself, you can use the […]

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New cycle parking website for London launched

We're proud to announce the launch of a website we helped create for London Cycling Campaign: www.cycleparking4london.org.uk specifically, the 'suggest a location' page. The design of the site and other content is by LCC itself. The site enables members of the public to submit suggestions of places needing cycle parking, which will then be used […]

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CyclingSorted.org – new site for Cambridgeshire County Council

We’re helping get Cycling Sorted, thanks to a new site we’ve created for Cambridgeshire County Council which has recently been launched! Cycling Sorted is a project run by the Cycle Cambridge team at Cambridgeshire County Council to find out where you would like to make improvements to cycling facilities in Cambridge and the surrounding villages, in terms of new […]

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Photomap contributors’ usernames now shown

When adding a photo and associated comment to our Photomap, your username is now shown on the page. This applies to new contributions added from today onwards. For existing photos, contributors have been notified that this change will be applied to those images on 19th September (i.e. one month from today). We are happy to change […]

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