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Cycling News Weekly Roundup

Sunday 2 December 2018
compiled by Roger Bacon
This is a brief summary of the latest cycling related news from Canberra, Australia and the world.
HEADLINE NEWS
PEDAL POWER CALLS FOR SEPARATION OF WALKERS AND RIDERS ON CONGESTED PATHS
Cyclists call for separation of walkers and bikes on busy paths - CT [Pedal Power ACT]
Push to separate walkers and cyclists on busy lake paths - The RiotACT
Shared path aggro needs government attention - and some commonsense - CT editorial
CURTIN MASTER PLAN RELEASED
Balanced vision for future of Curtin released - Gentleman
Curtin Group Centre Master Plan - EPSDD
UK GOVERNMENT REPORT: HEALTH BENEFITS OF CYCLING AND WALKING
[PDF] Cycling and walking for individual and population health benefits - Public Health England
AUCKLAND CITY CENTRE TO BE CAR-FREE
Council votes to trial turning central Auckland into a car-free zone - NZ Herald

Council green lights bold, new city centre plans - Our Auckland
No cars on Queen St: the new plan for the central city - NZ Herald
OTHER NEWS
High priority items are in red type.
Canberra
Reducing transport emissions ACT's next big climate challenge - CT [Prof Barbara Norman]
Dickson plans deliver supermarket compromise - The RiotACT
Australia
Driver distraction has devastating consequences for all involved - Amy Gillett Foundation
Time for Sydney to take cycling seriously - The Fifth Estate
Growing Sydney’s congestion-busting bike network - City of Sydney
[VIC] Sydney Road bike lanes top priority, Greens candidate says - CT
[VIC] Labor's re-election an opportunity to deliver for bikes - Bicycle Network
[VIC] Macedon crash driver jailed for killing cyclist after being distracted by music - ABC News
[SA] [Opinion] Don’t miss bus on new modes of travel - Committee for Adelaide
NZ
Taming cycle lane critics and debates - Radio NZ [Bike Auckland communications manager]
NZ$23m in Government funding announced to get more school children cycling - Stuff.co.nz
Africa
Bicycles bring healthcare into reach - Bicycle NSW
Europe
Progress of EU transport sector on environment and climate objectives - Euro Environmnt Agency
Amsterdam vs Copenhagen (part 2) - Nicer cities, liveable places
[Video] Cycling in Copenhagen - YouTube
Is Copenhagen a City of Cyclists? - Bicycle Dutch
Netherlands invests extra €552m to get even more people on bicycles - Forbes.com

Climate strategy acknowledges role of cycling, no commitment to modal shift - Euro Cyclists' Fed
On your bike: 200,000 more commuters should cycle to work - DutchNews.nl
[Italy] First UCI Bike City Forum: experts highlight the importance of the bike - UCI
Cities taking back control in new mobility? - European Cyclists’ Federation
[Research] Barriers to implementing pro-cycling policies: a case study of Hamburg - Sustainability
UK
Cabbies block London Bridge in protest at cycling plans – but cyclists breeze through - road.cc
[PDF] Travel in London 11: annual report - Mayor of London
70% residents in Glasgow, Stirling and Perth want protected cycling space - Cycling Ind News
Who's behind the bid to get London's flagship bike lane ripped up? - The Guardian
USA
City willing to pay $86k or more to hire pedestrian mobility officer - San Antonio Express-News
Bicycle Friendly State report cards highlight State actions - League of American Bicyclists
Delivering difference: Mailing Services uses e-bikes to move our mail - Uni of Washington [Seattle]
Global
[Video] World's first Global Active Cities - YouTube
 
Pedal Power ACT does not endorse articles, videos, or information shared here. They are merely provided as pieces of interest on bike-related matters.
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