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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Bristol Cycling Annual Review 2022

Annual Review 2022

Update: Here are the slides with all the info AGM Annual Review Feb 2022 Join us online on Tuesday 22nd Feb at 7.30pm for our Annual Review. We’ll be looking back at a busy year, and hearing back from those involved in key campaigns. We’ll also look forward to what’s coming. It does feel like there is lots of positive…

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Summary of our 2021 survey

Bristol Cycling Campaign’s annual cycling survey received its best ever response with over 1,200 people participating. The results show that concerns about road safety & collisions are the biggest deterrent to using their bike more. Not surprisingly, the majority (82%) said that protected bike lanes on main roads would encourage them a lot to cycle more, as with last…

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Leading Bristol Cycling Campaign – might it be you?

We are looking for two special people to be our Chair and lead our communications. Might this be you, or someone you know? Volunteer activists are at the heart of Bristol Cycling Campaign. We and our supporters have a shared vision that “Cycling is great for Bristol – Let’s make Bristol great for cycling”. However none of our various…

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We support safe cycling proposals for the Park Row area

The council is currently consulting on changes to the Park Row area, making the “temporary” protected cycle lanes there permanent with a new design. Bristol Cycling Campaign strongly supports the provision of protected cycle lanes on the Park Row area, between Clifton Triangle and Dighton Street. This corridor connects the city centre and beyond to a number of destinations…

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