The Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup 2012 returns to the Scottish Highlands on 9th and 10th June 2012 following an epic battle on the slopes of Aonach Mor at the 2011 event.
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SCOTLAND’S first self-service cycle hire scheme is to expand after an “encouraging” response from the public over the summer.
Cycling Scotland broadened the categories for the annual conference awards this year, in order to reflect the breadth of work now going on in Scotland to promote cycling. So much excellent work is now happening across the country that we had 5 categories this year, which attracted the highest number of entries to date.
Alternatives to travel are measures which can reduce or remove the need to travel, particularly for work, including home- and remote-working, and video-conferencing. Following an earlier Call for Evidence on alternatives to travel, the Department for Transport (DfT) published a report on 17 November documenting organisations’ experiences of this issue.
These are some tough economic times we’re in. Governments across the globe are trying all kinds of tricks to keep things ticking over, with varying degrees of success (or varying degrees of failure, depending on how upbeat you’re feeling). But could bicycle networks benefit cities, providing a relatively inexpensive way to boost local urban economies?