Suicide Cycling Newcastle

A personal cycling experience in Newcastle (March 14, 2016) – http://theprotocity.com/suicide-cycling-newcastle/ Koko Herder Koko Herder is about to graduate from the research master Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam. His main interest is in the relationship between the built environment and everyday life. He currently researches the production of bicycle space, and the relationship between ageing populations and cities.

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Get Britain Cycling parliamentary debate – what does it mean for Newcastle

On Monday 2 September 2013 one hundred MPs attended the House of Commons (and it was their first day back after summer recess too!) to debate the state of cycling in Britain and what should be done to get Britain cycling. The motion asked “that this House welcomes the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s report ‘Get Britain Cycling’; endorses the target of 10% of all journeys being by bike by 2025, and 25% by 2050; and calls on the Government to show strong political leadership, including an annual Cycling Action Plan and sustained funding for cycling” and after[…]

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Chi Onwurah MP – Get Britain Cycling

Chi Onwurah MP speech in Commons on ‘Get Britain Cycling’ go to 1:52:10 Chi Onwurah MP – Newcastle Central Chi Onwurah: It is a pleasure to take part in the debate and I welcome both it and the all-party group’s report. It is good to see cross-party agreement on such a positive issue, and I hope that when the Minister responds he will give us the assurances we are all looking for. So far, Ministers and the Department have been full of warm words of support and like to give the impression that this country is freewheeling towards becoming a[…]

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Write to your MP – Get Britain Cycling debate

Cycling will be debated at the House of Commons on 2 September 2013. Nearly 70,000 – including many of you, signed the petition to implement the recommendations of the “Get Britain Cycling” report initiated by the Times “Cities fit for Cycling” campaign. And this support led to the debate. It’s action time again! This time, we ask you to write to your MP so that they take part in the debate. It would be a great opportunity for our politicians to become more informed of the issues faced by everyday cyclists and how to overcome them. It is also an[…]

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