Tag Archives: BikeIsBest

#BikeIsBest launches new campaign, The Best Tool For The Job

#BikeIsBest is launching its latest campaign today: The Best Tool For The Job. The integrated campaign will run across billboards, digital, print, social media and PR. According to the DfT, nearly 60% of car journeys are under five miles in England. ‘The Best Tool For The Job’ aims to show …

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New research for #BikeIsBest finds ‘at least’ 25,000 modal filters in UK

New research for #BikeIsBest using OpenStreetMap data has found at least 25,000 modal filters in the UK. A modal filter restricts motor vehicle access but usually enables access for walking and cycling. They are commonly used as part of low traffic neighbourhoods and are often implemented in the form of …

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Just 36% of local authorities have School Streets in place, new data shows

New data has shown the majority of local authorities do not have school streets in place for when UK school children return to the classroom, despite statutory guidance from the Government. The #BikeIsBest campaign partnered with the climate charity Possible to submit Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to 151 local …

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BikeBiz March edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz March is now available online. This month, we catch up with #BikeIsBest founder Adam Tranter, find out what we can expect from digiBike* 2021 and Islabikes founder Isla Rowntree tells us why she’s stepping back after 15 years. This month’s sector guides are women-specific bikes …

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Cycling Marketing Board set up to entice new consumers to ride and diversify cycling’s image

Cycling brands, retailers and organisations are collaborating to create the new Cycling Marketing Board, set up with a vision to continue to entice new consumers to cycling, and diversify cycling’s image with Governments and in the media. The Cycling Marketing Board follows the industry-backed #BikeIsBest campaign in 2020, which won …

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Cycling UK urges councils to ‘be brave’ over cycle lanes

Cycling UK has published a report for councils urging them to ‘be brave in the face of a vocal minority of opposition’ to new cycle lanes. The Active Travel Funding report has taken evidence from four national opinion polls carried out in 2020 which show widespread support for more cycle …

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BikeBiz Awards 2020: And the winners are…

The BikeBiz Awards, in association with Tannus Tyres, has revealed the winners for its 2020 digital ceremony. For over a decade, the BikeBiz Awards has served as a key event for the recognition of the very best talent from across the UK cycling scene. The scheme has prizes that honour …

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BikeBiz Awards: Vote now for service to the industry awards

Following the commencement of the voting process for the BikeBiz Awards last month, we’ll be highlighting each and every finalist from our list of expertly-curated accolades. The final decision will be placed in the hands of those that know best – professionals that work within the industry day in day out and prosumers with a …

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Transport experts warn of ‘traffic gridlock’ in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Britain could be heading for traffic gridlock in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, transport experts have warned, as workers continue to shun public transport in favour of commuting by car. Although motor traffic on Britain’s roads decreased at the height of the national lockdown, Government figures show it is …

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