|Contributions||Southampton City Council.|
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Creating a true cycling city. We launched our ten year strategy in to transform cycling in Southampton. We're only two years in but we've already made some big improvements to the Southampton Cycle Network (SCN). Here's an update on where we're creating high quality, consistent and safe cycle routes in Works on the SCN1 Western Cycle. Cycle routes in Southampton. The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Southampton: 23 View route. To Reading, Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh, Cowes, Newport and Shanklin. 2 View route. Safe & Easy Cycling • Safety of our citizens is important - we know that cycles are involved in 16% of all accidents on Southampton’s roads, yet they only make up % of all traffic (4), so it is. Support our work and help create a vibrant and people-friendly city! Southampton Cycling Campaign has been working hard for over 30 years to promote cycling in the city and surrounding areas. It has not always been easy with the rise of the car as the dominant form of transport in many cities including Southampton.
The Southampton City Council ‘Cycling Strategy’ was born. Southampton City Council has invested more than £11m in its cycling infrastructure since the launch of its ten-year cycling strategy in This has followed a series of successful funding bids to central government. Our vision for cycling is: ‘To transform Southampton into a true cycling city, creating a liveable, integrated, thriving and mobile city where safe cycling is a daily norm’. Back in December Southampton cyclists light up the city Southampton’s annual Glow Ride saw local cyclists take to the city streets on Friday evening, adorned with festive lights and decorations. This December event has now run for three years, encouraging cycling residents to take over the roads in a friendly, cheerful way and get into the Christmas spirit. Local bike rides in Southampton are the perfect opportunity for the whole family to get together and take part in fun, community rides and explore the local area. The National Cycle Network is a series of safe, traffic-free lanes and quiet on-road routes that connect to every major city and passes within a mile of 55 per cent of UK homes.
A huge thank you and appreciation must go to residents on the east of the city for their patience during the recent upgrade of the A Bursledon Road and which now provides a safer cycling route. How to keep your bike. The University has a variety of bike parking options. There are spaces outside the Redbrick, the Jubilee Sports Centre, various buildings. Or for a few quid a year, you can access 2 of the many enclosed, locked bike sheds dotted around campus. A sturdy shed: not only does it keep you bike safe, it keeps it dry too. Southampton City Council launched an ambitious ten year strategy in to transform the cycling experience in the city. People told us then that they wanted more cycle ways, and that safer roads, less traffic and better awareness would help them to cycle more often. Find the right bike route for you through Southampton, where we've got cycle routes to explore. Most people get on their bikes to ride here in the months of April and May.