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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 3 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
Norway wants people to park their EVs and ride the bus - The Drive
[UK] Active travel to be “first choice for our daily journeys,” says minister - road.cc
[Podcast] Net zero, a very British problem: road transport - BBC Sounds
Why e-bikes could change everything - Sierra Club
CORONAVIRUS - PLANNING FOR AFTER THE CRISIS
Reframing bicycles, from recreation to transportation - Bicycle NSW
[UK] Cycling eating into other transport type usage, shows new official data - Cycling Ind News
AFTER THE UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, WOLLONGONG NSW
Wollongong officially awarded UCI Bike City title - Bicycle Network
Riders to follow historic Wollongong & Illawarra World Championship course - NSW Government
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES DRAFT CYCLING FRAMEWORK
New draft Cycling Framework for Scotland - Transport Scotland
OSLO STREET DESIGN MANUAL NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH
[PDF] Street design manual for Oslo - City of Oslo
REDUCING TRAFFIC SPEED ON SHARED STREETS
Speed management guide, Road to Zero edition - Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Prepare to slow: drastic speed cuts across NZ needed on the 'road to zero' - Stuff.co.nz
[NZ] Mechanics and politics of changing a speed limit - Via Strada
Seven things you may not know about Wales’ new 20 mph default speed limit - Gov.Wales
CYCLING SAFETY
[Campaign][NSW] “Putting a human face to those who ride a bike" - Twitter [Healthy Cities]
[UK] Road Collision Reporting Guidelines, 2021 - Active Travel Academy

- not new, but worth repeating
Reported road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2021 - Gov.uk
[Video] Bristol’s Big Ride for Safer Cycling - YouTube [Bristol 24/7]
"If vehicles and bkes have to merge, we've made a mistake in our design." - Twitter [CycleGaz™]
Not all roundabouts are created equal when it comes to bicycle safety - Streetsblog USA
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High priority items below are in red type.

Local news

Light rail is coming: new traffic technology to support construction - Steel
Light rail travel impacts - ACT Government
Car parks to close in Civic at City Hill for light rail construction work sites - CT [paywall quota]
[Consultation] Tuggeranong foreshore improvements - YourSay ACT
[Consultation] Campbell: The Foothills development - National Capital Authority

National news

Kid-friendly superblocks are a way for residents to reclaim their streets - The Converation
A peek at the Brisbane of the future as new city projects shape up - The Age [free regitration]

International news

NZ
'On the go’ newsletter, Sep 2022 - Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
[Webinar recording] Intro to multi-modal guidance training, 18 Aug - YouTube [NZ Trpt Agency]

Biketober 2022 - Bike Auckland
[Vacancy] Community Activation Manager - Bike Auckland
Europe
Cars are vanishing from Paris - Reasons to be Cheerful
M Bruntlett to host International Cargo Bike Fetival Conference, 27 Oct, Amsterdam - Mobycon
Over the Meuse, a brand new cycle bridge - Bicycle Dutch
UK
Drivers need to be freed from “burden and tyranny” of owning cars: cycling campaigner - road.cc
Boost for London cycling as TfL opens new cycleway, restarts £2.7m training scheme - My London
USA
An inside look at Federal Highway officials’ efforts to encourage safer streets - StreetsblogMASS
MassBike at NACTO conference - Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition
NACTO pushes back as big auto seeks safety exemption for driverless cars - Streetsblog USA
The Province of North Brabant, Netherlands - location of this new bridge - has been named a UCI Cycling 'Bike Region'.
Letter to The Canberra Times, 28 September 2022
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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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