Do you Cycle on the Portway?

Here it's too easy to use the shared path as lorry parking

There’s a major Consultation on this stunning gorge and key transport corridor. If you can do just one thing to improve cycling in Bristol today please complete the Survey, and answer, or just paste “Needs a continuous cycle route segregated from motor traffic, including buses, and walkers” into the “Other Comments or Suggestions” boxes at the end of each…

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Meeting with Bristol Mayor – 8th June

Following an informal conversation between the Mayor and our new Chairperson at the Zedify cargo hub launch event in April, the Mayor kindly agreed to a meeting to discuss how the Campaign could be more effective in its work and communications with Bristol City Council (BCC). The meeting with the Mayor & the Deputy Head of the Mayor’s Office…

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Bristol Walking and Cycling Index 2021 – highlights

In case you needed any convincing of the scale of both the challenge and opportunity for cycling in Bristol, Sustrans have released their forth Bike Life report for 2021, now renamed Walking and Cycling Index 2021. This follows on from the 2019, 2017 and 2015 reports and highlights many of the barriers to cycling in Bristol but also some of the huge…

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New cycleways proposed for the A432 and the ring road

Hot on the heels of their last consultation for new cycle lanes on the A38 between Thornbury and Bristol, South Gloucestershire council is now consulting about proposals on another corridor linking major towns and villages into the Bristol North Fringe. The A432 connects Yate to Bristol via Coalpit Heath, joining the ring road at Bromley Heath. South Glos are…

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5 things that you can do to help cycling in Bristol right now

Bike serenity in the Avon Gorge. Image credit: Matthew Price

Cycling is a freeing, liberating and fun-filled experience (just ask any of our Bristolians on Bikes) and we want to make it better for our city, but do you sometimes feel powerless to make a difference? Here are five productive ways (in no particular order!) to make your voice heard. Ask your employer to support the CyclingWorks Bristol initiative…

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Mina Road campaign to make space for cycling

Residents living on Mina Road, St. Werburgh’s, have been suffering the negative effects of heavy cut-through traffic from the M32 for years. These effects include noise, pollution, speeding, road danger and difficulty crossing the road. Drivers routinely ignore the 20mph limit, lorries ignore the 7.5 ton ban and the volume and speed of motor traffic is excessive for a…

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Brislington Greenway Planning Application

Bristol Cycling Campaign is supporting two temporary planning applications that could get a pedestrian and cycle path on the old Bristol and North Somerset railway line, (the Brislington Greenway), at least for three years. This comes as there also reports that Bristol City Council has advanced proposals to turn it into a road (Plans are back for A4 relief road along…

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A38 / Bradley Stoke Way proposals

South Gloucestershire Council has set out proposals for improving conditions for the Thornbury, A38 and Bradley Stoke Way corridor including: Thornbury and the B4061 Alveston Hill between Thornbury and Alveston The A38 corridor between Thornbury and Aztec West Bradley Stoke Way between Aztec West and Great Stoke Roundabout Bristol Cycling Campaign has responded to the consultation. We strongly supports the…

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