Two new NET route cycling guides are available. Copies will be sent out with the next Pedals newsletter in May or can be obtained directly from Carol Mee at Nottingham City Council: Carol.Mee@nottinghamcity.gov.uk For further information about cycling around the tram network, please visit www.thetram.net/cycling
More information available on the Cycle Live website.
Heidi Duffy from Notts Police has a supply of “Look 4 Cyclists” car stickers. Anyone who wants some should contact Heidi directly at Notts Police HQ, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold, Nottm NG5 8PP, tel. (0115) 9670999, email: Heidi.Duffy@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk Pedals will also distribute with the next newsletter, due out in May.
This edition includes: Bike to School Week at Emmanuel School Sustainable Travel Workshops Build-a-Bike Projects Cycling Enrichment at Bluecoat Academy and much more..
An extended site meeting took place on 26 Feb with Tramlink and their contractors (TWA) to discuss hazardous spots and other cycling issues on both new NET routes. Also at the meeting were Adam Gibbs of BWB Consulting who is doing a Non-Motorised User audit of the new tram routes, Gary Smerdon-White and Martin Budjoso […]
RideWise is launching its third season of Cycling for All sessions funded by Nottingham City Council’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund. Sessions are free, fun and healthy, and aimed at helping people of all abilities access cycling. The monthly sessions operate on a drop-in basis so why not pop along and find out more? Taking place […]
Pedals is taking the lead in reviving plans for a foot-cycle bridge over the Trent east of Lady Bay bridge, focusing on a link between Trent Lane and The Hook, the open space by the Lady Bay area of West Bridgford which we are now convinced is the best location overall, and the only one […]
This follows the Sep 17, 2014 post “Pedals presses for urgent campaign to spread tram tracks safety advice for cyclists” Update of 10 December following the meeting of 18 November to discuss improving the distribution of tram tracks safety advice for cyclists, emphasising the importance of targeting other road users too with cyclist safety messages. […]
Pedals member Julian Bentley has conducted a survey of Nottingham’s cyclists. Over 50% of those who responded have had an incident or fall whilst cycling on or near the Tram tracks. See also, Pedals’ latest tram tracks safety statement
Following a recent spate of accidents with cyclists slipping on the new tram tracks Pedals is pressing for an urgent campaign to give good advice to cyclists on how best to minimise the risk of slipping with tram tracks.