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Get Britian Cycling - Summary and Recommendations

Publisher: 
All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group
Publication date: 
April 2013
Abstract: 

Too many people in the UK feel they have no choice but to travel in ways that are dangerous, unhealthy, polluting and costly, not just to their own wallets but also to the public purse. Urgent action is required to address Britain’s chronic levels of obesity, heart disease, air pollution and congestion if we are to catch up with other countries in the developed world.

Pedalling towards Safety

Publisher: 
ETSC
Publication date: 
September 2012
Abstract: 

Cycling safety data for whole countries, across the EU.

Shows UK with low cycling distances and high deaths per distance cycled, and Denmark and the Netherlands the opposite.

Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain: 2011 Report

Publisher: 
DfT
Publication date: 
September 2012
Abstract: 

Key findings from the RRCGB 2011 report include:

Instructions for the Completion of Road Accident Reports from non-CRASH Sources

Publisher: 
DfT
Publication date: 
September 2011
Abstract: 

The STATS20 manual provides a detailed explanation of the information, referred to as STATS19, which is the set of data which has to be collected by a Police Officer when an injury road accident is reported to them. ). It is for the use of police forces and local authorities (and their agents) where data is not collected by a police force using CRASH software.

Shared Use Routes for Pedestrians and Cyclists (LTN 1/12)

Publisher: 
DfT
Publication date: 
September 2012
Abstract: 

Shared use routes are designed to accommodate the movement of pedestrians and cyclists. Shared use schemes require careful consideration and this Local Transport Note provides advice on their planning, design and provision. It suggests a scheme development process to help in deciding if shared use is appropriate for any given situation and stresses the importance of high quality inclusive design that addresses the needs of all users. It places particular emphasis on involving users, residents, and other stakeholders in the design process.

Evaluation of the Cycling City and Towns Programme: Qualitative Research with Residents

Publisher: 
DfT
Publication date: 
August 2012
Abstract: 

This report presents findings from qualitative research undertaken with residents of the Cycling City and Towns, during the programme period. It explores their cycling behaviour and how they responded to the investment in cycling in their local areas. By setting cycling decisions in the context of individual and family lives, and also the wider environment, the research identifies:

Re-imagining urban spaces to help revitalise our high streets

Publisher: 
Department for Communities and Local Government
Publication date: 
July 2012
Abstract: 

The Portas Review highlighted the challenges that face our high streets and town centres. With shopping habits changing, high streets need to evolve – to build on their strengths and offer a viable and exciting alternative to out-of-town and internet shopping. High streets and town centres that are fit for the 21st century need to offer a different mix of retail, services and facilities, a different style of interaction, and a variety of experiences that are about more than shopping.

Cycle to Work Alliance Behavioural Impact Analysis

Publisher: 
Cycle to Work Alliance
Publication date: 
February 2011
Abstract: 

The Cycle to Work Alliance has conducted this research project to gain a better understanding of the health and environmental benefits of the cycle to work scheme and the motivations that have driven demand from the users of the scheme, and the employers who offer it.

The questions focused on issues regarding CO2 emissions and health; the analysis of the data looks at the role the scheme plays in improving employee engagement, encouraging healthier lives and in helping the UK meeting its CO2 emissions reduction targets.

Making walking and cycling normal: key findings from the understanding walking and cycling research project

Publisher: 
NICE / Lancaster University
Publication date: 
February 2012
Abstract: 

Expert testimony from Colin Poole submitted and published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellents (NICE) in Spring 2012.

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