About the RCC
About the Reading Cycle Campaign
Reading Cycle Campaign is a voluntary organisation that campaigns for better facilities for cyclists in Reading and surrounding areas. We[...]
Forthcoming Events
Annual General Meeting
Our AGM is on Wednesday 19th June, 7:30pm at RISC on London Street.  We will be upstairs in Room 3[...]
RCC Newsletter
June 2019 Newsletter
The June 2019 RCC newsletter pdf is now downloadable from the Newsletters page, or you can click on each article[...]

Campaign Reports and Chairman's Letters

RBC Summer Report 2019
The last Traffic Management Sub-Committee (TMSC) took place on 7th March and the Cycle Forum meeting took place on 19th[...]
WoBC Summer Report 2019
Wokingham Borough Council (WoBC) recently consulted on the next ‘Greenway’ it is proposing to build. Greenways are traffic-free walking/cycling routes,[...]
Chairman’s Letter, June 2019
Dear RCC members As a cycle campaigner I often feel a little isolated. We are a small committee and even[...]

News Updates

Protest Ride A Success!
As I am sure you know we organised a ride on 23rd March in protest at Reading Borough Council’s inaction[...]
Protest Ride on 23 March
In response to a series of 25 accidents injuring cyclists at just ONE junction, Reading Cycle Campaign have decided the[...]
Free Traffic Cycle Route
October saw an unlooked for improvement to Reading’s cycle network, or at least the route along Watlington Street heading south-east[...]

Opinions and Observations

Cow Lane Underpass Refurbished
The Cow Lane underpass was reopened in February to much fanfare [news.reading.gov.uk/cow-lane-two-way-19/]. The project took a bit longer to complete,[...]
Traffic Calming Measures For Oxford Road
We don’t know what the official results are of the Cow Lane Bridge widening on traffic volumes yet, but we[...]
Cycling Facilities in Woodley 2008-2019
In 2008 Woodley Town Council sponsored the Woodley Community Partnership, which asked me to produce a report on better cycling[...]

Information and Other Events

Reading Cycle Festival
Sunday 9th June 12-4pm Christchurch Meadow Come along and celebrate the start of Bike Week with this fun event taking place[...]
RCC Attending Summer Events
Join RCC in Celebrating Cycling in Bike Week Bike Week, 8th-16th June, sponsored nationally by Cycling UK, is an annual[...]
Wokingham Bikeathon
Wokingham Bikeathon returns on Sunday 30 June. There are two routes planned which pass through many interesting and beautiful parts[...]

Articles

Launch of Rural Reading Book
Adrian Lawson, our Chairman, with co-author Geoff Sawers, has published a new book: More information here: https://tworiverspress.com/2019/06/06/launch-for-rural-reading/ The book launch[...]
Poor signage for cyclists gallery
Inappropriate signs for closure of cycling facilities I had to contact the Council to point out that the closure of[...]
Berkshire Driving Instructors
A while back I trained as a safe urban driving instructor. It is part of a goods vehicle driver’s licence[...]