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Pedal Power ACT Cycling News Roundup
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CYCLING NEWS ROUNDUP

weekly cycling headlines from Canberra, Australia and the world

compiled by Roger Bacon, Pedal Power ACT Advocacy Team
roger.bacon@tpg.com.au
Sunday 14 August 2022

Monitoring ACT GOVERNMENT CYCLING COMMITMENTS 2020-24 - Pedal Power ACT
 

Headline news

The ACT Legislative Assembly declared a climate emergency on 16 May 2019.
CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION
European Investment Bank transport investments turn green - Bicycle Network
US government defunds eBikes, prioritizes EV financial assistance - Cycling Industry News
CORONAVIRUS - PLANNING FOR AFTER THE CRISIS
[E-book] The therapeutic City: what COVID-19 taught cities about transport & mental health - Issuu
Cycling organisations outline priorities for coming years - Cycling Industry News
Cycling growth in UK at risk of being left behind by Europe, experts warn - The Guardian
NEW A.C.T. PLANNING CODE FOR END-OF-TRIP FACILITIES
New planning rules make active travel easier - Gentleman
[PDF] The planning variation authorising the End-of-Trip Facilities General Code - ACT Govt
New end-of-trip laws a moderate uplift for bike parking - Pedal Power ACT
End-of-trip facilities required under new building laws - CT [paywall quota]
HOW TO CREATE A CYCLING CAPITAL: LESSONS LEARNED FROM EUROPE
[PDF] Facts and lessons from ten Future Cycling Capitals - European Union
REDUCING TRAFFIC SPEED ON SHARED STREETS
[Research] Transport and public health policy change: 20mph speed limits - Science Direct
“20 mph isn’t some figure plucked from thin air to annoy drivers." - Twitter [Peter Walker]
CYCLING SAFETY
ACT Inquiry on dangerous driving a chance to address road carnage - CT editorial [paywall quota]
Australasian Road Safety Conference 2022 - Austroads
We work with local government to identify infrastructure risk - Aust Roads Research Board
One in three cyclists still feel unsafe on British roads: survey - road.cc
The criminal justice system "is not fit for purpose": a cyclist tells his story - road.cc
Transport Secretary wants to lock up killer cyclists: our response - Cycling UK
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High priority items below are in red type.

National news

[Video] Creating healthy liveable cities: journey of a research program - YouTube
$40 million to get NSW active - NSW Government
[NSW] Rail Trail Bill receives green light as Goulburn project bides time - Goulburn Post
[VIC] Moreland City Council votes for pop-up bike lanes - Bicycle Network
Brisbane to the Border: connected cycling takes centre stage - Queensland Government
Queensland Principal Cycle Network - TMR Projects
[SA] Barossa Rail Trail extension now open - Bicycle Network
[TAS] Wild Mersey proposes three new downhill trails - Bicycle Network

International news

NZ
Reshaping Streets - Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Auckland Harbour Bridge: agency urged to revisit walking/cycling lane decision - RNZ News
Advocates say our low cycling participation rate is 'wake-up call' for New Zealand - Newshub
Europe
The 15-minute city: a feminist utopia? – Women Mobilize Women [M Bruntlett]
Why Gothenburg’s low traffic model is paying off - TransportXtra
UK
How best to use Road Space: a problem we can’t ignore - Local Transport Today [Phil Goodwin]
Active Travel England will focus on political will & technical capability for funding - TransportXtra
[Vacancy] Principal Inspector, Active Travel England - Gov.uk
Can e-bikes transform our cities? - YouTube [FT Tech]
Big rise in weekday cycling linked to fuel price hike - TransportXtra
London's Santander Cycles scheme to add 500 e-bikes from September - BikeBiz
USA
Breaking the cycle: reevaluating the laws that prevent safe and inclusive biking - NACTO
RAISE grants to fund Complete Streets in nearly every State – Streetsblog USA
Salt Lake City, Utah
Waterloo, Ontario
French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé died on 11 August aged 89. People riding bicycles were one of his favourite subjects.
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Opinions expressed in the Cycling News Roundup are those of the respective authors and are not necessarily those of Pedal Power ACT.
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