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Crossing the River Mersey

NEWS: LETTER FROM MERSEYRAIL:  Rail -replacement specially adapted buses will carry bicycles through the Mersey road tunnels during the wirral track rail closure.  See letter from Merseyrail.

For more information see: http://www.merseyrail.org/wirral-track-renewal.aspx

Merseyside Cycling Campaign have been collecting information on the numbers of bicycles carried across the Mersey using a simple survey form at: http://goo.gl/forms/IkDuWTskR5nxUm022 ….  This survey is now being wound up and updated results will be here shortly.  All updated data will also be given to Merseyrail.

Thank you to all who filled in the survey!  We have nearly 200 responses and lots of great suggestions to give to Merseyrail!

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Data of people with bicycles/ cycles using the trains and ferries to cross the River Mersey, in order to demonstrate on-cycle carriage usage and demand by rail and ferry passengers.  This evidence is required to support appeals for cyclist provision during the proposed wirral track closure in January 2017

Merseyrail now have published their advice on how to travel during the 6 months affected.

MCC runs stall at “Grand depart” of Tour of Britain 2014

6 September, 2014

We will be running a stall on Sunday 7th September, in Princes Park near the children’s playground, 8am to 2pm. This is in conjunction with the Sky ride preceding the start of the Tour of Britain 2014 Drop by for a chat!

Summer PedalPress online now.

1 September, 2014

Better late than never: Apologies that the last Edition of the PedalPress has only been added to our archive now, after the paper copy went out months ago. But here it is, in the PedalPress Section, or as a direct link: https://www.merseycycle.org.uk/pedal_press/ppsummer2014.pdf

Draft submission to Sustainability Commission

8 July, 2014

Our submission to the Liverpool City Council sustainability commission, including references. Please click the link below for a PDF file. (This is version 8) MCC_MSC_0714 FINAL v8 The references are: References   1. BBC website; News England: http://www.highwaysmagazine.co.uk/local-roads-too-dangerous-to-cycle-on-poll-suggests-20140703 and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-28093374 (Accessed 3rd July 2014). 2. Hillman M, Adams J, Whitelegg J.  In: One False Move. ISBN…

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