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Vote Bike

votebike-banner_logoIf you care about cycling, ask your parliamentary candidates where they stand on five cycling themes, listed below.
Responses and comments can be seen on the website. Cycling needs champions in Westminster! They will set the future funding for transport.
AMBITION     Measures to increase levels of cycling to 10% of trips by 2025 and 25% by 2050.
FUNDING       An average government spend of at least £10 per person per year on cycling.
DESIGN STANDARDS         Action to create consistently high design standards for cycling in all highway and traffic schemes, new developments and planned road maintenance work.
SAFETY         Measures to improve cycle safety by strengthening road traffic law and its enforcement and revising the Highway Code. Including cycle skills training, for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

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Kidical Mass – the biggest yet!

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