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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
Monday 30 May 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
Want more cycling, e-bikes and scooters? It’s time to start asking the right questions - Fifth Estate
Aotearoa New Zealand's first emissions reduction plan - Ministry for the Environment
NZ must get over its obsession with big cars and go smaller or electric to cut emissions - RNZ
[Podcast] Stop motorways, remove parking, boost bicycling: Sweden inquiry - Spokesmen
Manchester announces plans for walking and cycling improvements - Air Quality News
[UK] Fuel subsidies would pay for 5.3 billion free bike sharing trips: report - Cycling Ind News
The single most important climate action that cities can take - C40 Cities
Explore a world of car free cities - Possible
CORONAVIRUS - PLANNING FOR AFTER THE CRISIS
Active travel to schools in Scotland is holding at levels seen during height of pandemic - Sustrans
AUSTRALIAN JAI HINDLEY WINS GIRO D'ITALIA
'I'm really proud to be Australian': Hindley wins Australia's first Giro d’Italia - AusCycling
WORLD BICYCLE DAY, 3 JUNE
World Bicycle Day: rides and events - Bicycle Network
BUDGET SUBMISSION - PEDAL POWER ACT
Pedal Power budget submission 2022-23: People, paths and prosperity - Pedal Power ACT
REDUCING TRAFFIC SPEED ON SHARED STREETS
ACT government raises nearly $13m from Civic 40km/h zone - CT [paywall quota]
[ACT] Black Spot Program: Mawson Drive - City Services
[Podcast][VIC] Lena Huda talks about 30 km/h speed limits in local streets - 3CR Community Radio
CYCLING SAFETY
52% globally say cycling in their area is too dangerous - Ipsos
New survey: People cycle most where they feel it’s safe - European Cyclists’ Federation
[UK] Anger over hit-and-run driver's assault on cyclist - road.cc
[UK] We need a substantial road danger mindset change - Twitter [DCS Andy Cox]
[Video][UK] Some of the photos from the RoadPeace Challenge week - Twitter [DCS Andy Cox]
Survey reveals driver attitudes to ‘Close pass’ incidents - TransportXtra
Dutch research finds cyclists increasingly at risk at roundabouts - road.cc
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High priority items below are in red type.

Local news

Air your views on ACT parks, reserves and forests - Gentleman

National news

[from May 2016Walking & cycling tracks should be part of all new road & rail projects - Albanese
[NSW] ‘Radical ideas’ given Ministerial endorsement at mobility summit - Micromobility Report
NSW has an active transport skills gap that UNSW wants to fix - Create
CityLink Cycleway 12-month trial ends, Brisbane City Council to assess success - ABC News

International news

NZ
The benefits of NZ investing more in cycling will far outweigh the costs - The Conversation
Europe
[Podcast] Why are cyclist numbers dropping in the Netherlands? - Spokesmen
How the bicycle transformed Ljubljana into a more liveable city - European Cyclists’ Federation
UK
"Useful analysis of last week’s DfT Active Travel Fund Announcement”  - Twitter [Parl Cycling Grp]
[Video] Active travel: the art of the possible - YouTube [Liverpool Cycling Commissioner]
Reform cycle to work scheme so it can be used by lower-paid, Sunak urged - The Guardian
With eBikes prominent is now the time to invest in long distance cycle routes? - Cycling Ind News
RideLondon returns this weekend! - RideLondon
USA
More protected bike lanes = more women cyclists, new study shows - Streetsblog New York City
Colorado Dept of Transportation cancels highway expansion plans - Strong Towns
Rethinking how we build so Californians can drive less - Caltrans
A proven model for accelerating bike networks - People for Bikes
Australian Jai Hindley celebrates in Verona after sealing his overall win in the Giro d'Italia, 29 May 2022
May 2016: Anthony Albanese and Linda Burney in Sydney's inner west [Photo: Cameron Richardson, Daily Telegraph]
The new Mayor of the London Borough of Wandsworth, Jeremy Ambache, arriving to take office
Not so sweet meet & greet, Toronto
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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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