Wolves on Wheels campaigns for
- The rights of cyclists in the Wolverhampton area.
- Space for Cycling, a direct, safe and coherent cycle network.
- Secure long and short stay quality cycle parking.
- Increased integration of cycling with other transport modes.
- Promotions to raise the profile and highlight benefits of cycling.
There are consultations for two proposals running currently, both of which have the potential to affect cycling into and out of the city centre.
The Eastern Gateway involves the A454 Willenhall Rd; The Westside Link will join the Westside development to the transport hub (bus,tram and rail stations). It would involve: Queen Sq., Darlington Street, Victoria St and Salop St among others.
The consultation for Westside Link closes on the 2nd of November, that for the Eastern Gateway on the 23rd.
There are many ways to let the council know your views on these proposals, please see the links below:
Following a Freedom of Information request by national cycle campaign Cycling UK, for 2013-2017 Wolverhampton Council spent £131,011 in Legal and Compensation costs.
5 claims from the period were from cyclists, compared to 62 motorists.
In brief, the former Royal Hospital buildings will be converted to flats and a cafe, new houses will be built on the previously cleared land.
UPDATED TO REFLECT CHANGES TO CYCLE PARKING 26TH APRIL 2018
With various schemes in progress around Wolverhampton Railway station, we've been monitoring the various cycle parking locations.
The more survey results that we get in, the more accurate the overall results so please get involved, if possible embed into your commute?
A consultation has opened on widening the Stafford Road to 3 lanes, funded by the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership 'Local Growth Fund'.
A shared use footpath has been provided on the South side of the scheme, although this gives way to 13 side roads and junctions.
There are some changes happening around the centre of Wolverhampton that Wolves on Wheels (WoW) has been attempting to influence so that they are beneficial to people who would like to choose to use bikes for more of their daily journeys and to do so feeling relatively safe.
How much the Council and others are willing to listen to our inputs and produce good results on the ground remains to be seen as the projects proceed and we remain active in the Cycle Forum and through other meetings to put the case for well-designed infrastructure.