Best innovation - use of technology or new technique
Sponsored by Aecom
Winner: CycleStreets and Cyclescape - CycleStreets Ltd
CycleStreets provide data to a wide variety of journey planning websites and apps, encouraging the uptake of cycling by giving people information on where it is convenient and safe to ride and also providing better routes to existing cyclists.
Cycle Superhighway (CS) 2 Upgrade – TfL
TfL overcame a number of barriers whilst implementing changes to the former Cycle Superhighway Route 2. Completed in spring 2016, these upgrades have provided a safer environment for cyclists along the 4.6km section of cycle path from Aldgate to Bow Roundabout.
Propensity to Cycle Tool - Propensity to Cycle Team
The Propensity to Cycle Tool (PCT) provides an evidence based approach to support planners deciding where to prioritise cycling spend. Specifically, it allows planners not just to build cycling infrastructure where it is easy to build, or where there are an existing large number of cyclists, but to prioritise areas where there is high cycling potential – “building for tomorrow, not for yesterday”.
Best cycling network strategy / masterplan
Winner: Waltham Forest 'Mini-Holland' Bid and 2020 Vision - Waltham Forest Council
In alignment with the ‘Mayor’s Vision for Cycling in London’, Waltham Forest have developed a unique cycling infrastructure and policy proposal that engages with local needs and articulates a clear vision for encouraging people to ‘take to two wheels’.
Best cycle network infrastructure project
Sponsored by WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Winner: Cycle Superhighway Programme – TfL
With aims to double the 600, 000 cycling trips made per day in the capital over the next ten years, TfL have delivered major improvements to cycle infrastructure also creating a network of Cycle Superhighways running from outer and inner London to central London.
Glasgow South West City Way - Glasgow City Council
The Pollokshields area of Glasgow is densely populated with a varied demographic. The roads connecting this area to the city are busy and a hostile environment to cycling. To address this issue the South-West City Way segregated cycle route was constructed during 2015, opened in
October, and now provides a link to the City Centre in twelve minutes. This project tackles motorway slip roads and creates a brand new safe and direct route through an area previously impermeable to cyclists.
Port Salford Greenway - Salford City Council
Port Salford Greenway is a traffic-free shared cycle and pedestrian route in Salford that connects local people to new job opportunities at Port Salford. Currently under construction, Port Salford will be the UK’s first inland tri-modal port facility.
Best behaviour change campaign
Sponsored by Brompton Bike Hire
Winner: Big Bike Revival - CyclingUK
The Big Bike Revival is a smart measure campaign to incentivise and inspire the large proportion of people who own bikes in England, but do not cycle (or cycle less than once a week) to start cycling.
Most cycle friendly workplace
Winner: Where will you cycle to next? – Next Plc
Through a range of incentives including financial rewards, safer parking facilities, discounts on bikes and free bike training, this campaign aims to increase levels of cyclists in order to reduce the need for car parking spaces at various sites and help out with local congestion.
One Small Step - Shrewsbury & Telford NHS
In partnership with the two local authorities, the Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust jointly appointed a Sustainable Travel coordinator and made significant progress in influencing staff to become more engaged with sustainable travel, particularly cycling, and walking through a number of initiatives.
Best integrated community hub or cycle scheme (cycle parking, cycle hire, hub or cafe)
Winner: Coca-Cola Zero Belfast Bikes - Belfast City Council
Belfast City Council launched Phase 1 of the Coca-Cola Zero Belfast Bikes on 27th April 2015 as a high profile active travel project for Belfast, to put cycling in the heart of the city as a local transport solution.
Most cycle friendly policies (local government)
Winner: Greater Cambridge Cycling City - Cambridgeshire County Council
Marking the continued encouragement of active cycling, Cambridgeshire County Council have worked with a number of partners to establish funding and an expert team to deliver a number of cycling interventions in Cambridge, with the long term objective of increasing the mode share of cycling to 40% by 2023.
Cycling Champion of the Year
Sponsored by Project Centre
Winner: Michael Barratt – Transport for London
Michael has proven himself a true champion for cycling over and over. He has gone over and above the call of duty to improve road safety and specifically for more vulnerable road users time and time again.
Cllr Demirci – London Borough of Hackney
Cllr Feryal Demirci has overseen Hackney’s transition to London’s best cycling borough. Synonymous with being at the forefront of the cycling revolution in London, Hackney continues to play an active role in raising standards and expectations of the role of cycling in the capital today, with no small thanks to Cllr Demirci.