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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 25 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
Why you should buy an e-bike instead of an electric vehicle - Outside Online
[UK] A message to the Transport Secretary… - TransportXtra
Is this the eco-friendly Channel crossing of the future? - The Guardian
Why e-bike advocates need to be involved in climate campaigns - League of American Bicyclists
To tackle climate change, cities need to rethink parking - Inst for Transportation and Dev't Policy
CORONAVIRUS - PLANNING FOR AFTER THE CRISIS
Temporary active travel programme evaluation - Sustrans.org.uk
WORLD CAR-FREE DAY, 22 SEPTEMBER
Hop on a bike for World Car-Free Day tomorrow - Bicycle Network
Live longer, look sexier and 43 other reasons to ride a bicycle this World Car Free Day - Forbes
World Car Free Day: 'Our cities can be transformed if we think about transport differently' - BikeBiz
REDUCING TRAFFIC SPEED ON SHARED STREETS
Sweeping speed reductions to 30 km/h proposed for Wellington study - Micromobility Report
[NZ] Why lower speed limits aren't so radical - Newsroom
Government blocks City of London's 15 mph speed limit plan - Daily Mail
"Design, not signs, direct behavior." - Twitter [Jeff Speck]
Six arguments against ‘speed limiting’ technology, and how to quash them - Streetsblog USA
CYCLING SAFETY
Australasian Road Safety Conference 2022, 28-30 Sep, Christchurch & online - Austroads
Advocates demand safer roads after two Auckland cyclists killed in one week - Stuff.co.nz
SORTED: findings of the Study of Road Trauma Evidence and Data - New Zealand agencies
The 'bikelash’: the 30% who get angry at empty cycle lanes and will never ditch cars - Stuff.co.nz
Edinburgh tram line cycling accidents cost taxpayer £1.26m in 10 years - Edinburgh Live
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High priority items below are in red type.

Local news

Modern planning laws designed to meet the needs of a growing city - Gentleman
Greens signal split with Labor over parts of proposed new planning system - CT [paywall quota]
[Petition] Stromlo Forest Park car park changes - ACT Legislative Assembly
Haig Park's new gravel paths an accident waiting to happen, say residents - RiotAct
Goulburn-Crookwell Rail Trail challenges met with opportunities - Bicycle Network

National news

[NSW] M7 proposals alarm Bicycle NSW and Blacktown Council - Bicycle NSW
[NSW] Will the Warringah Freeway upgrade improve riding and walking? - Bicycle NSW
$50,000 in grants to crank up WA Bike Month celebrations - WA Government

International news

NZ
Cycleways have strengthened my lifelong love of cycling - Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand cycle trails named among world's most Instagrammed - Stuff.co.nz
Europe
Experts urged $2.4 billion boost for everyday cycling in France, gov't commits $250m - Forbes
Kidical Mass - Kids on Bike
UK
Active Travel England appoints Director of Data & Analysis - LinkedIn
[Opinion] Minister for Active Travel on getting Scotland cycling - Cycling UK
Canada
TwoWheelTO Bike Network Plan - Gil Peñalosa for Mayor of Toronto
USA
[Podcast] Introducing ModeShift - Simplecast
[PDF] Move that bus! Tactics for transforming transit in two years - Nat Assn of City Trpt'n Officials
Want to reshape Boston’s streets? The Streets Cabinet is hiring! - Twitter [City of Boston]
Austin Mayor and Dutch Royal celebrate pedal-powered partnership - Austin Texas.gov
Global
Climate-friendly ’15-minute cities' get a powerful global push - Bloomberg
At the finish line of the UCI Road World Championships, Wollongong
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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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