Connect2: Cast your phone vote now!

Call 0870 2424602 and £50 million could go to Sustrans' scheme

Cyclists can now vote by phone for the chance to win £50 million for bike-friendly schemes across the UK.

Phone voting  for the Big Lottery Fund's People's £50 Million Contest began at 9am GMT today , Friday, and will end at midday Monday 10 December. You can call 0870 2424602 to cast your ballot for the cycling bid and you can back Connect2 online,  by first clicking here to register and then voting. 

Sustrans, the UK's leading sustainable transport charity - is competing with three other finalists for the massive prize, which would be spread across scores of bike-friendly projects.Backers say victory for Sustrans' Connect2 bid would make everyday journeys easier for 79 communities throughout the UK, encompassing some six million people.

There's even a Facebook group dedicated to gathering as many votes as possible for the cause. has been following the progress of Sustrans' bid for the £50million, and you can find out more here about who will benefit and where.

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