TABS is a trade association which works with the Department for Transport to ensure the highest quality of delivery of Bikeability cycle training. TABS aims to work in the interest of Bikeability schemes, and represents the view of the professional cycle training industry in discussions and decision-making activities with Government agencies and other public bodies.
TABS immediate aim is to give children the confidence and skills to cycle more safely on the road as a result of Bikeability training, with an ultimate aim being to get more people taking trips by bike more often and more safety.
TABS currently has members from School Sports Partnerships, local authorities, private organisations as well as individual instructors.
The TABS board meets at least twice a year, to review progress, finances and determine priorities for the organisation. TABS Board members are not paid, but can claim a travel expenses to attend meetings. TABS Board will be re-elected in 2019.
How we are funded
TABS is 100% funded through membership fees. Occasionally TABS will apply for funding from external sources to help fund training and CPD workshops for it’s members.
During our set up, TABS is proud to have had our membership income subsidised with grants from:
- The Department for Transport
- The Bike Hub for £10,000 towards our core costs. Bike Hub is a levy scheme operated by the Bicycle Association.