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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Cambridge recognised in upcoming cycle planning awards

The efforts of several local organisations and companies to get more people cycling in the Cambridge, the HQ of CycleStreets, has been recognised in the inaugural Cycle Planning Awards. The awards ceremony is being held in Walthamstow, London on 14th September. CycleStreets is a finalist in the ‘Best Innovation’ category for its free-to-use journey planning website. CycleStreets runs […]

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Welcoming our new intern, Patrick

Please join us in welcoming our new intern, Patrick, who is working over the summer as a paid employee on the CycleStreets code. He’ll be working to add new API calls, add new features, refactor older code so that we can move the codebase forward, templatise sections so we can redesign them, and more. Patrick, […]

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Summer intern sought to help develop our codebase

CycleStreets is seeking a Cambridge (UK) -based intern over the summer, to help us improve our codebase quality. Over many years we have built up a very large codebase, which runs our Journey planner and Photomap. There are also other sections, such as a collision data viewer, points of interest pages, a (somewhat out-of-date) help/about section, […]

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Planning application integration now live on Cyclescape

We’re very excited to announce a major new feature on Cyclescape, our online toolkit for cycle campaign groups: integration of planning applications, which we pushed live last week after much work over the last 18 months. Cambridge Cycling Campaign is the group we’ve been testing this with and where the work has mainly been undertaken. […]

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Cambridgeshire Cycle Challenge

This year the Cambridgeshire Cycle Challenge is running from Monday 15th September to Sunday 12th October and is a fun and FREE web based competition to see which businesses can get the most people cycling over the four week period. There’s still time to sign up! The Challenge is open to all businesses in Cambridgeshire […]

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Quietly working away…

This blog has been a bit quiet recently, as we’ve been quietly working away very hard on a range of projects which are now being launched. We’ll have blog posts on each of these in the coming weeks: The new Halfords cycle journey planner is live on their website, complementing their wide range of bikes and […]

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State Of The Map 2013 – Cyclestreets presentation

State Of The Map is the annual conference of OpenStreetMap (OSM), whose fantastic data we make use of to provide cycle routing. We gave two presentations at State Of The Map 2013 which this year was held in Birmingham. It’s the annual gathering of people who collect street data as well as those who, like us, […]

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Mobile pages relaunched

We’ve refreshed the mobile section of our website, including new screenshots, updated feature lists, and a new page about our mobile web site. Mobile apps overview iPhone app Android app Mobile web site (HTML5) inc. Blackberry Third-party apps using CycleStreets routing CycleStreets apps are available for iPhone, mobile web (HTML5), and Android:          These […]

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