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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CycleStreets wins Cycle Planning Awards 2016 ‘best innovation’ category

We’re delighted that CycleStreets has won the ‘best innovation’ category in the Cycle Planning Awards 2016, organised by Landor Links. The award, for ‘CycleStreets and Cyclescape’, recognises our work on developing the CycleStreets suite of tools, including Cyclescape. As the winners announcement states, “CycleStreets provide data to a wide variety of journey planning websites and apps, encouraging the […]

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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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Thanks to our great hosts, Mythic Beasts

CycleStreets is supported by a whole range of people, whether in terms of mapping, coding, feedback handling, photo curation, awareness-raising, donations, grants (as reported via this blog), and more. One area is the great support that our hosting company, Mythic Beasts, provides. Over many years, they’ve given us various bits of freebie hosting, and it’s also been great […]

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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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Students: Get paid to write code for CycleStreets/OpenStreetMap this summer with GSOC 2016

Each year, Google runs a summer programme called Google Summer of Code (GSOC), where students get involved in coding for open source projects like ours and are paid for their time. We (CycleStreets) have created a project ideas list, which would be undertaken under the umbrella of the OpenStreetMap organisation, and are willing to mentor a student […]

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