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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 18 September 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
Walking and cycling will be key issues at COP27 in Egypt, 6-18 Nov - Twitter [UK Parl Group]
Why we back e-bike subsidies - Bicycle NSW
Congestion charge, parking levy among ideas to get Wellingtonians out their cars - Stuff.co.nz
[Video & podcast] Car-free megacities - Active Towns
Stromer and LEVA-EU launch speed pedelec White Paper - LEVA-EU
[Brussels] Car-Free Day: a sneak-peak of the future of urban mobility - European Cyclists’ Fed
[Opinion] Think bigger. Switching to electric cars isn't enough - Los Angeles Times
CORONAVIRUS - ACTION DURING THE CRISIS
First federal data on pandemic-era bike commuting - League of American Bicyclists
UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, WOLLONGONG, 18-25 SEPTEMBER
Road cycling worlds promise thrilling racing against scenic backdrop - The Guardian
Everything you need to know: 2022 UCI Road World Championships - The Age [free registration]
“Calamity”: Aussie vet sounds warning of magpie attacks at Road World Championships - road.cc
REDUCING TRAFFIC SPEED ON SHARED STREETS
Four big votes, four big wins for Wellington cyclists and pedestrians - Stuff.co.nz
CYCLING SAFETY
[Canberra] Cyclist injured following collision on Northbourne Avenue - CT [paywall quota]
Amy Gillett Foundation becomes Major Charity Partner - AusCycling
[VIC] Family of cyclist killed near Ballarat say they will never forgive driver - The Guardian
Gig delivery riders just as safe as private cyclists, experts find - Brisbane Times
Better by Bike: Christchurch's cycleways made me feel safe - Stuff.co.nz
What are the best safe-streets improvements? - Governing
Confronting a driver from your bike is never worth it - Outside Online
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High priority items below are in red type.

Local news

Fitz's Challenge organisers expect electric bike surge to increase diversity - CT [paywall quota]
New designs for Tuggeranong foreshore and Casey community park - Steel
Eden to Monaro is good to GO! - Bicycle NSW

National news

[NSW] Calling for a safe path linking Sutherland to Cronulla - Bicycle NSW
[NSW] Widening the M7: a lost opportunity for active transport? - Bicycle Network
[NSW] Rose Bay Cycleway finally up and running - Bicycle Network

International news

NZ
Reshaping streets submission guide - Bike Auckland
Shaking up the school run - Stuff.co.nz
Better by Bike: six myths about cycling in Christchurch - Stuff.co.nz
Europe
Italy implements new General Plan of Cycling Mobility - European Cyclists’ Federation
Research furthers idea that e-bike riders go further and more often - Cycling Industry News

Uphill battle: how Spain’s Pamplona helped cyclists overcome steep slopes - Politico
UK
British Cycling backpedals on advice for people not to cycle on day of Queen’s funeral - Forbes
Adam Tranter on his role in active travel and how the industry can get involved - BikeBiz
'I got it wrong. Since the changes it's become more vibrant': life in an LTN - The Guardian
School Streets scheme is working well for cyclists in Oxford - Oxford Mail
USA
Boston’s exciting biking transformation: promoting biking on multiple fronts - Streetsblog MASS
America's e-bike revolution is in trouble - Treehugger
Can San Antonio TX become a better bike city? Not on State Roads. - Governing
[Video] Celebrating friendship & Dutch cycling network design - YouTube [Active Towns]
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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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