Cycling

All Standard Notes
7 Documents
DateDescription
25.06.2013Road cycling: statistics
In Great Britain, in 2011: 3.1 billion vehicle miles were travelled on pedal cycles; and, 107 cyclists were killed on the roads. This note summarises statistics on road cyclists. It focuses particularly on reported cyclist casualties on the roads of Great Britain.
08.11.2012London Olympics 2012: transport
This note gives an overview of the transport planning for the Games and summarises the performance of the London transport network during the Games period.
02.05.2012Cycling: bike and rail
This note looks at the rules regarding the carriage of bicycles on the railway network, and the policies of successive governments to encourage and integrate bike and rail journeys.
02.05.2012Cycling: equipment
This note looks at the requirements for cyclists to have lights and bells on their bicycles.
02.05.2012Cycling: offences
This note looks at the road traffic offences that can be committed by cyclists and the penalties available for them.
02.05.2012Cycling: safety
This note sets out the policies of successive governments to deal with the safety issues associated with cycling; initiatives to improve cycle safety in London and campaigns by third parties to improve safety generally and to mandate the wearing of cycle helmets.
30.04.2012Cycling: policy
This note looks at the policies of successive governments and the elected Mayors of London to promote cycling in England.
All Research Papers
2 Documents
DateDescription
31.03.2004Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill (Bill 21 2003/04)
Protective Headgear for Young Cyclists Bill (Bill 21 2003/04). House of Commons Library Research Paper 04/29.
28.01.1998Traffic congestion (including the Road Traffic (United Kingdom Targets) Bill 1997/98)
Traffic congestion (including the Road Traffic Reduction (United Kingdom Targets) Bill) (Bill 11 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/16.