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PJA uses pedal powered taxi service to move office

Transport planning, engineering and placemaking specialist PJA has moved to a new office space in Covent Garden, central London, as it expands its business in the capital. The team used London pedal powered taxi service Pedal Me to move, in keeping with PJA’s commitment to promote sustainable modes of transport. …

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Council asks for views on ‘missing’ cycling link in Aberdeen

An online exhibition has started to find out people’s views on a proposed design for a ‘missing’ cycling link between the existing cycleway on Wellheads Drive and Dyce train station in Aberdeen. The new shared section would be encouraging people to cycle or walk in the area and particularly to …

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Just Eat Cycles suspends Victoria Park cycle hire point

Just Eat Cycles has suspended its Victoria Park cycle hire point. It said that it is looking for an alternative location, and is requesting users to submit suggestions using its Location Request form. The post on its Facebook page said: “Unfortunately we will be suspending our new Victoria Park cycle …

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Bike share scheme in Wolverhampton to launch next year

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) and Nextbike are calling for volunteers to help test the new bike share scheme being piloted in Wolverhampton. Phase one of the programme will see the scheme’s first 25 bikes available for self-service hire from the New Year, along with five docking stations around the …

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Work to begin on walking and cycling network in Liverpool

Work is set to begin on the first phase of a potential 600km network of cycling and walking routes across the Liverpool City Region. Metro mayor Steve Rotheram and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ratified the £8.3 million funding for the first 55km phase of the network at a …

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Mayor launches plan to get more Londoners cycling

The Mayor of London and TfL have unveiled a plan to create a unified, London-wide cycle network across London, with new quality standards for the building of new cycling infrastructure. The Cycling Action Plan sets out how TfL and the London boroughs will use cycling to help address poor air …

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Cycling Weekly awards night celebrates best of road cycling

The inaugural Cycling Weekly Awards in association with Garmin took place on Wednesday evening, with winners ranging from Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas to local volunteers and charity fundraisers. The night’s presenter, Matt Barbet, welcomed Sir Bradley Wiggins to the stage to announce the Local Hero Award in association with Freewheel. …

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Top five jobs of the week – 14th December

Digital marketing manager – Upgrade Bikes The successful candidate will have a good track record of developed skills in a marketing role; in-depth knowledge and experience of desktop publishing including Adobe CC and other Microsoft packages used for publishing; experience of e-commerce development and delivery; experience of working with videographers …

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Dales Bike Centre launches crowdfunder for expansion

Dales Bike Centre has launched a crowdfunder for stage two of its expansion plans. It said it has been working hard for the last two years on its dream of expanding the centre, developing plans to create "one of the best ‘all-in’ cycle hub venues in the UK".  The Yorkshire …

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Construction of new cycle route in London set to begin in 2019

TfL has announced that it intends to start work, subject to final approvals, on a new segregated cycle route in south east London next summer. It has said the new cycle route will significantly reduce danger to vulnerable road users and also improve pedestrian facilities and public spaces between Tower …

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