Archive by category Cycling

Nottingham Girls Cycle to lead world’s best cyclists at the Aviva Women’s Tour in Nottingham

Nottingham Girls Cycle to lead world’s best cyclists at the Aviva Women’s Tour in Nottingham

Nottingham will once again host a top cycling event as the Aviva Women’s Tour sets off from the city on Saturday 18 June. Some of the world’s very best cyclists will take part, including the reigning World Road Race Champion (Lizzie Armitstead) and World Time Trial Champion (Linda Villumsen). The Nottingham Girls Cycle group have […]

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Green transport to get a boost on Eco Expressway?

Green transport to get a boost on Eco Expressway?

Consultation is underway about proposals for new bus and bike lanes along one of Nottingham’s busiest routes. Exciting proposals by the City Council include new bus lanes, better cycle and pedestrian facilities and priority lanes for electric vehicles and taxis on roads between the city centre and Vale Road in Colwick, via Manvers Street and […]

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First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

The first phase of works in Nottingham’s £250 million Broadmarsh area transformation is continuing in the Wilford Road and Wilford Street area and is planned to be completed in the next fortnight. Road resurfacing works will take place on the evenings of Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June, from 7pm to midnight and on […]

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New Western Cycle Corridor works set to start in Abbey Bridge area

New Western Cycle Corridor works set to start in Abbey Bridge area

The Western Cycle Corridor works, part of the City Council’s Cycle Ambition programme, part funded by a £6.1m grant from D2N2, the Local Enterprise Partnership will start in the Abbey Bridge roundabout area this week. Abbey Bridge roundabout itself will be resurfaced, with works starting on May 30 and lasting for five nights. The work […]

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Transformation of the roads around the Broadmarsh area will support 3,000 jobs

Transformation of the roads around the Broadmarsh area will support 3,000 jobs

More details about proposals to transform the streets in the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham which will support the area’s regeneration and help to create thousands of jobs are being announced today (Monday 25 April). The planned changes – initially outlined in December 2015 as part of an announcement to transform the Broadmarsh area of the […]

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Nottingham shortlisted for European Mobility Week Award

Nottingham shortlisted for European Mobility Week Award

Nottingham is one of ten authorities across Europe shortlisted for a prestigious European Union award for encouraging people to choose greener ways to travel. The winner of the European Mobility Week Award 2015 will be announced at an award ceremony on April 20 in Brussels, Belgium. The award focuses on local authority activities to coax […]

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Ring Road scheme complete!

Ring Road scheme complete!

Works on one of Nottingham’s busiest roads have now finished. The £16.2m Ring Road Improvement scheme, which has improved traffic flows and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians, started on July 1 2013, funded with £12.8m from the he Department for Transport and £3.4m from the City Council. The result of the improvements include new, safer […]

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Progressing the Western Cycle superhighway

Progressing the Western Cycle superhighway

Work to build the city’s new cycle superhighway ‘Western Corridor’ Section 1 from Palatine Street to Haslam Street continues it’s next phase on Tuesday March 29 and will be completed by May 6 2016. The Nottingham Cycle City Ambition Programme (NCCAP) is funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, which approved the £6.1m funding on […]

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Consultation on the Southern Cycle Corridor opens

Consultation on the Southern Cycle Corridor opens

The second phase of Nottingham City Council’s proposed £6.1m Cycle City improvements is being planned and residents and businesses along the route will be the first to have their say. The Southern Cycle Corridor builds on cycle improvements already introduced as part of the extension of NET to Clifton, which help cyclists travel alongside and […]

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Guide to design Nottingham’s cycle ambitions published

Guide to design Nottingham’s cycle ambitions published

Nottingham City Council’s first edition of the Nottingham Cycle City Ambition Programme (NCCAP) design guide is now complete after feedback and consultation from local cyclists and cycling groups. The delivery of high quality cycle infrastructure is a key priority for the Council and this funding provides the opportunity to begin a step change in the […]

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