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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
Sunday 10 April 2022
Monitoring ACT GOVERNMENT CYCLING COMMITMENTS 2020-24 - Pedal Power ACT
The ACT Legislative Assembly declared a climate emergency on 16 May 2019.
CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION
Climate change: what Aust cities can do to pull their weight on global warming - SMH [free reg’n]
Ireland’s new Sustainable Mobility Policy is a priority - Irish Government
[Video] Why are these Londoners cycling more? - YouTube [London Cyc Campaign]
We need to redesign cities to tackle climate change - Fast Company
6 ways to halt climate change from the IPCC report - The Washington Post
FEDERAL ELECTION, 21 MAY
Does the Australian car lobby have bikes in its election platform? - We Ride Australia
BUDGET GRANT FOR AMY GILLETT FOUNDATION
$6 million federal Budget boost for Amy Gillett Foundation - Latz Report
CHRISTCHURCH GOES DUTCH, 30 APRIL
Christchurch Orange Bike Ride, 30 April - Eventbrite
OVER 5 YEARS FOR ACTIVE TRAVEL IN WEST MIDLANDS
Full £1.3 billion transport investment programme confirmed - W Midlands Combined Authority
REDUCING TRAFFIC SPEED ON SHARED STREETS
20 mph becomes default speed limit in Kensington & Chelsea - TransportXtra
Inadequate sentence of driver - Bicycle NSW
Family of Brisbane cyclist killed at crossing warn intersection must change - The Guardian
[Video] "Paint is not enough" - Twitter [21st Century City]
Making the case for Level of Traffic Stress analysis - Mobycon
The best way to beat a bike-lane backlash - Bloomberg
Correction: item included in error
A Canberra Times item last week (‘ACT teacher on tour to push cycling safety’) was from July 2012 and should not have been included. Still interesting, but not news.
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High priority items below are in red type.
[Opinion] Widening ACT roads to 'bust congestion'? Don't make me laugh - CT [paywall quota]
[Video] Marisa Paterson MLA: adjournment speech 6 April - ACT Legislative Assembly
Fix My Street requests take on average 52 days to be resolved - CT [paywall quota]
E-scooter zones broadened between Civic and Belconnen - CT [paywall quota]
[Consultation closing 8 May] Tuggeranong foreshore improvements - YourSay ACT
Time the bike paths got a trim? - City News
Free buses, light rail in Canberra not the answer to cost of living pinch: expert - CT [paywall quota]
[Graphic] "Want to arrive happy and a bit healthier? Save money? - Twitter [We Ride Australia]
[NSW] Parliamentary Friends of Active Transport - Bicycle NSW
Improved cycleways on the cards for Sydney - Bicycle Network
Sydney cycleway and outdoor dining plans for Castlereagh Street - SMH [free reg'n]
A safer Ride2School for all Victorian students - Victorian Government
[VIC] Great Southern Rail Trail extends to Korumburra - Bicycle Network
Dublin hosts Cycling Symposium - CIVITAS Handshake
Celebrating World Health Day: what are the health benefits of cycling? - European Cyclists’ Fed
[Online interview] Dr Meredith Glaser with The Urban Cycling Institute - YouTube
"My observations from 4 days cycling in Amsterdam - Twitter [Cllr Rob Wilson]
New survey shows public back action to encourage cycling - Ipsos
Electric bikes: battery technology changes proposition for two-wheelers - Fin'l Times [paywall]
Court of Appeal rejects challenge to Lambeth LTNs - Love Lambeth
[Video] Bike lanes can win elections. Here's proof - YouTube [Shifter]
[Feature] Sharee Hochman: feminist cities - City Changers
[Video] Washington DC: a biking Streetfilms adventure - YouTube
Colorado cyclist can roll through stop signs, red lights - Denver Post
New Zealand and The Netherlands working together on cycling improvements
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