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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Join our “Discover Bristol” Ride on Sunday 12th June

With in-person meetings & activities back on the agenda, we wanted to help celebrate “Bike Week” in June by hosting a ride event on Sunday 12th June – departing the start point at 10am. This will be a “Discover Bristol” ride (like we used to organise before COVID) and it is designed to help people to become more familiar…

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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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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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New Chairperson and priorities for 2022

Critical Mass

At our recent Annual Review 2022, we were delighted to elect Ian Pond as our new Chair. Ian has been involved in Bristol Cycling for two years and also established the brilliant CyclingWorks Bristol initiative and has lead the initiative since Summer 2020.  Ian’s priorities for 2022 are outlined below. If you would like to contact Ian please email [email protected] …

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