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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 30 October 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
PATH - Partnership for Active Travel and Health - PathforWalkingCycling.com
PATH launched: make way for walking & cycling - European Cyclists’ Fed
Zero-emission zones to be created across Sydney - The Age [free registration]
The European Union needs a cycling strategy - EU Parliamentary Magazine
Protected bicycle lanes are preventing emissions and savingl ives in Bogotá - Impakter
CORONAVIRUS - PLANNING FOR AFTER THE CRISIS
Cycling through COVID-19: Austin, Portland, Washington DC - Streetsblog USA (Pucher & Buehler]
Cycling through COVID-19: Montreal and Vancouver - Streetsblog USA (Pucher & Buehler]
INTERNATIONAL CARGO BIKE FESTIVAL
International Cargo Bike Festival, Amsterdam, 27-29 Oct - CargoBikeFestival.com
In the fight with pollution and congestion, e-cargo bikes deliver the goods - Trprt Policy Matters
CYCLING SAFETY
[Christchurch] Three youths arrested as cyclists 'deliberately' knocked off bikes - Stuff.co.nz
Gilets jaunes: Paris tells cyclists to don reflective gear as clock go back - road.cc
Safety risk management for active travel: a barrier or an enabler? - TransportXtra
See the rider not the bike - Transport for Greater Manchester
[UK] Bike lane does not comply with minimum safety standards, council warned last year - road.cc
Why everyone hates cyclists: Realistic Group Conflict Theory - Streetsblog NYC
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High priority items below are in red type.

Local news

Garden City cycle route receives federal budget funding - Bicycle Network
A local ‘biketivist’ compares our ‘cycling capital of Australia’  to Paris - Pedal Power  ACT
We'd love your feedback at Westfield Belconnen - Westfield.com

National news

Cycling wars resume in Australia's biggest cities; is it ‘bikelash’ or just nimbyism? - The Guardian
Western Distributor proposal out of step with 21st Century planning - Bicycle NSW

International news

NZ
On the Go active travel newsletter, October 2022 - Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Europe
Anna Garrett on Copenhagen’s Cycle Superhighways - Geert Kloppenburg
[PDF] Residents in EU cities overwhelmingly support School Streets: new survey - Clean Cities
Stockholm thinks it can Have an e-bikeshare program so cheap it’s practically free - Vice.com
Bikes will be kings of the road in Bruges' city centre from now on - TheMayor.EU
Dutch CROW Design Manual for Bicycle Traffic has five principles - Twitter [Dutch Cycling Emb]
What's hot in cycling tourism in France? - EuroVelo for Professionals
UK
CMO among senior figures appointed to Active Travel England advisory panel - Gov.UK
Local authorities reject plans to turn cycling and walking trail back into railway line - road.cc
The cost of living: economy-boosting benefits of walking, wheeling and cycling - Sustrans
[Podcast] Cost of living & transport - Streets Ahead
Cash incentive for Telford employees to ditch their car - BBC News
Canada
This story is on Winnipeg, but it applies to MANY cities. - Twitter [Brent Toderian]
[BC] Granville Bridge's new pathways and loops demolition to proceed for C$28m - Urbanized
USA
While SF debates street design, Seattle’s story is Bikes Drive Business - Streetsblog SF
Colorado leads the way in not building highways - Strong Towns
[New book] Roadways for people, by Lynn Peterson - Island Press
[Workshop recording] Gazelle ThinkBike Workshop, Santa Cruz, California - Vimeo
Global
Global Physical Activity Report Card for Children & Adolescents - Jrnl Physical Activity & Health
- Australia rated C- overall
Ready to ride: lining up for the Fitz's Challenge 50 km route, 30 October 2022 [photo: Pedal Power ACT]
From On the Go, the New Zealand Transport Agency's active travel newsletter, October 2022
Letter to The Canberra Times on 29 October in response to criticism of the economics of using an e-bike
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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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