July 2012 – newsletter

YOUR MONTHLYISH UPDATE FROM THE CAMPAIGN 11 July 2012 = = = = = = = = = = = = Bus driver workshop On 27 June 2012 we joined forces with Newcastle City Council and Newcastle’s four bus companies to host the first ever cycling awareness workshop with bus drivers in Newcastle to improve road safety on our streets. Read more https://newcycling.org/news/20120702/cyclist-awareness-workshop-bus-drivers-newcastle Press release https://newcycling.org/news/20120705/cyclist-awareness-workshop-bus-drivers-held-newcastle-press-release = = = = = = = = = = = = Jesmond Cycle Chat with council On 20 June 2012 we attended a public meeting in Jesmond to discuss residents’ cycling matters with[…]

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Cycle counters map

We are keeping an eye on monitoring cycle use in Newcastle. A number of cycle counters have been installed in Newcastle over the past years, and we’ve created a map to “keep track” of where these are. We will review these locations to make sure they are right: specially once the strategic cycle routes are agreed it will be a good time to check these overlap. Quantifying cycling is important: the counters will provide data that can be used – amongst other things – to evaluate effectiveness of schemes and for building cases for funding bids. It’s vital that this[…]

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