Tag Archives: Cycling Scotland

Free nextbike Stirling rides initiative extended to June

An initiative making nextbike journeys free for Stirling residents has been extended until June 2021. Since being introduced last summer to encourage safe active travel during the pandemic, locals have made over 20,000 trips and clocked up more than 38,000km around the city. Supported by Forth Environment Link and Cycling …

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Cycling up 47% in Scotland in year since first lockdown

Scotland has seen a surge in the number of people cycling in the past 12 months, according to data from the nation’s cycling organisation. Statistics released today, 6th April, by Cycling Scotland show 47% more cycling journeys were recorded between 23rd March 2020 and 22nd March 2021 compared to the …

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Skypark awarded Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly status

Skypark has been awarded Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly status on completion of “Glasgow’s biggest” private business cycling facility. Tenants choosing to cycle to and from Skypark now have access to 375 bike parking spaces, comprising 250 indoor and 125 outdoor spaces. Facilities include e-bike charging points, 236 lockers, segregated showers …

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Scotland sees continued increase in cycling as lockdown eases

Scotland has seen a continued increase in cycling despite the further easing of lockdown, new data has shown. According to statistics released today by Cycling Scotland, July saw a 44% increase in cycling compared to the same month last year. In ten locations the increase topped 100%, headed by counters …

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Cycling’s modal share increases five-fold in Scotland

Cycling Scotland has released the results of its twice-yearly nationwide all-traffic survey. Taking place in May and September every year at around 100 locations across Scotland, the all-traffic survey counts how many people use cars, taxis, vans, HGVs, buses, coaches and bikes to get from A to B. The analysis …

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Scotland continues to see ‘significant’ increase in cycling during lockdown

Parts of Scotland are continuing to see a significant increase in people cycling during lockdown. According to statistics released yesterday by Cycling Scotland, a counter in Denny recorded an increase of 318% in May, with Livingston seeing a 249% uplift, compared to May 2019.Cycling Scotland has a network of automatic …

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Scotland sees increase in cycling since social distancing measures introduced

Parts of Scotland have seen an increase in people cycling on roads since social distancing measures were introduced to combat COVID-19, new data shows. According to statistics released yesterday by Cycling Scotland, a counter in Dunfermline recorded an increase of 215% with the number of people cycling at a Dundee …

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