The June 2017 newsletter is now published

The June 2017 RCC newsletter is published. You can download it from the Newsletters page. In this issue we talk about: The latest report about the Bike Kitchen and what has happened to it. Summer reports from our Reading and Wokingham campaigners. An article about designating the Thames Path as an official cycle route. The Chairman Adrian […]

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Committee Meeting 20 September

Our next Committee Meeting is on Wednesday 20 September, 7:30pm at RISC.  Members are welcome to attend but there will be a fixed agenda.  If you want the committee to consider any particular issue or suggestion then please email secretary@readingcyclecampaign.org.uk

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RBC Cycle Forum Minutes

The RBC Cycle Forum meets quarterly and is where cycle stakeholder groups meet with RBC Councillors and transport officers.  Minutes from the Cycle Forum of February 2017 can be found here.

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The March 2017 newsletter is now published

The March 2017 RCC newsletter is published. You can download it from the Newsletters page. In this issue we talk about: Tips on how to lock up your bike to try and prevent it from being stolen. Spring reports from our Reading and Wokingham campaigners. Letters/Feedback about cycle parks at the station and the dangers of cycling […]

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Comments on Proposals for NCN 422

We have submitted our comments to RBC on the proposals for Phase 2 of the new NCN 422 route through Reading.  Phase 1 is under construction and comprises a shared use route (footpath) along Bath Rd.  Phase 2 proposals include an intermittent shared use footpath on one side of Berkeley Avenue – we have given this […]

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Plans for NCN422 through Town Centre

NCN 422 is a ‘new’ national cycle route from Newbury to Windsor.  Reading Borough Council is charged with creating the route through Reading Borough and the first phase – a shared footpath along Bath Road – has started construction.  The second phase takes the route down Berkeley Avenue and along the River Kennet through the […]

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Unwatched and therefore unprotected

We all know about the severe lack of bike parking space around Reading Station, particularly on the south side. So when a new bike parking space was created down from the taxi-rank and the south-side pickup area, it was obviously going to readily used. However, on Friday 18 November I was shocked on arriving home from London to find not only my […]

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Barriers to Investment in Cycling

As part of a DfT funded research project 413 stakeholders (including Reading Cycle Campaign) filled in an online survey on barriers to investing in cycling. The largest single group of respondents were local authority transport officers, while others included consultants, academics, business stakeholders, and advocates. The top three barriers identified by respondents were: financial/funding problems, lack of […]

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December 2016 newsletter is now published

The December 2016 RCC newsletter is published. You can download it from the Newsletters page. In this issue we talk about: Bike theft from unwatched cycle parks. Winter report from our Reading campaigner about the RBC Cycle Forum meeting. West Berks campaigner report about shared-use paths. Letters Page about how all cyclists are tarred with the same brush. […]

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