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Cycling & Sustainability Links



What bicycle do you ride on, to your NHS workplace?

All about cycling..
1. Tourer
14% (1 votes)
2. Mountain Bike
0% (0 votes)
3. Racer
0% (0 votes)
4. Folding Bike
0% (0 votes)
5. Hybrid Bike
86% (6 votes)
6. Electric Bike
0% (0 votes)
7. A Trike
0% (0 votes)
8. recumbent bicycle
0% (0 votes)
9. Cargo bike
0% (0 votes)
10. eCargo bike
0% (0 votes)
11. Vintage Bike pre 1980's
0% (0 votes)

Cycling & Sustainability Links

A list of contacts in the Cycling World, including links connected to Sustainable Travel. nb Please be advised that Spokes does not manage the websites that are listed and therefore does not take responsibility for their contents.

* London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - Transport and Health Group

The Cycle to Work Guarantee Scheme 44 NHS trusts have signed up to this NHS pledge in October 2009!  As of May 2010, 90 trusts are members of this scheme, July 2011 - tally to date 89 Hospitals, 21 PCT's & 19 other NHS organisations have pledged their support giving a Grand Total of 129 NHS organisations.

o Cambridge Cycling Campaign Parking Guide

o Department for Transport - The Government department’s website is the hub for a wide range of
information and campaigns on cycling, including its cycling strategy and information on related
projects and schemes. Web: www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/sustainable/cycling/

o Transport for London

Sport & Physical Activity - Inspired by the 2012 Games, http://www.sportandphysicalactivity.nhs.uk/accreditationcertificate.asp

Bikeability - National Cycle Training Courses


Free Cycling Maps of London;

o UK Cycling - is the UK and Ireland’s largest and longest established national cycling membership Organisation, with about 70,000 members. Web: http://www.cyclinguk.org/

British Cycling - British Cycling is the national governing body for cycling and Britain’s largest membership organisation for cyclists. We offer support and encouragement to get more people riding their bikes more often, provide our 165,000 members with peace of mind liability insurance and legal support and campaign on the issues that matter to them.
Web: britishcycling.org.uk

o SUSTRANS - Sustrans is the UK’s leading sustainable transport charity. Its vision is a world in which people choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment.
www.sustrans.org.uk/ Tel: 0845 1130065 Email: info@sustrans.org.uk

o Bike for All - It is part of Bike Hub, an industry-wide initiative developed by The Bicycle Association of Great Britain and the Association of Cycle Traders.. Web: www.bikeforall.net/ Email: editor@bikeforall.net

o CYCLE NATION a resource website for local cycling Campaign groups and Bicycle User Groups http://www.cyclenation.org.uk/

o European Cyclists' Federation (ECF)
is pledged to ensure that bicycle use achieves its fullest potential so as to bring about sustainable mobility and public well-being. To achieve these aims, the ECF seeks to change attitudes, policies and budget allocations at the European level. The ECF will stimulate and organise the exchange of information and expertise on bicycle related transport policies and strategies as well as the work of the cyclists' movement.

o Bicycle Association of Great Britain - The Bicycle Association of Great Britain Limited is the national body representing the bicycle industry in the UK. Membership is open to bicycle manufacturers, suppliers of bicycle accessories and components, distributors and wholesalers and other companies having a particular interest in the industry. Web: www.ba-gb.com Tel: 02476 553838
Email: office@ba-gb.com


CLIMATE HEALTH COUNCIL - http://www.climateandhealth.org/

The Climate and Health Council is a network of health professionals informing and advocating on the health benefits of more sustainable lifestyles and the urgency of addressing climate change.

We take the firm stance that health professionals can, should and must take meaningful action on climate change.

NHS Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) http://www.sdu.nhs.uk/

Our aim is to help the NHS fulfil its potential as a leading sustainable and low carbon healthcare service.  We do this by developing organisations, people, tools, policy and research which will enable the NHS to promote sustainable development and mitigate climate change.


LowCVP -http://www.lowcvp.org.uk/

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership is an action and advisory group, established in 2003 to take a lead in accelerating the shift to low carbon vehicles and fuels in the UK and to help ensure that UK business can benefit from that shift.

nb. This organisation added as a thank you to LOwCVP for providing seed funding & encouragement for SPOKES.