Cycling England has been charged by the Government to deliver programmes that encourage more people to cycle more safely and more often. We believe cycling can contribute considerably to tackling some of the biggest challenges facing society today, from lack of healthy exercise to childhood obesity, traffic congestion and air pollution. Cycling is a key 'life-skill' as no other everyday activity can do as much both for individuals and the whole community.
Cycling England is made up of experts in transport policy, engineering, public health, the cycle industry, local government, cycle sport, cycle training and education. They are:
Cycling England is supported by a cross-government group which includes representatives from the Department for Transport (DfT), Department of Health (DH), Department for Education and Skills (DfES), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Sport England and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM).