We’ve written to Cllr Nigel Todd

We reviewed the forum’s effectiveness, and shared the info with its chair. Improvement suggestions for Newcastle City Council’s cycle forum We are well placed to make suggestions: Our secretary and chair have contributed to the forum for many years, as have individual campaign members We sought feedback from forum contributors We have kick started improvements over the past months: originating from an external force: a petition signed by 800 local people (chair = petition organiser) We have been closely involved in the writing of the forum’s terms of reference We have contributed to various consultations and working groups We also[…]

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Newcastle Politics and Cycling

We have handed a summary report to Cllr Henri Murison, council cabinet, attached below. We are very impressed by the openness and responsiveness of the new administration. New brush. Change feels so much more probable. At the council’s cycle forum meeting on 01.12.2011 the forum chair, Cllr Nigel Todd, received a letter from us. ‘Improvement suggestions to the Newcastle City Council cycle forum’, also attached below. It is vital that the forum is effective and a two-way process is adopted. We also requested a meeting with Cllr Todd to give him a quick update on progress of ‘cycling in Newcastle’.

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Road user debate – fair and civil spaces for all

The below was sent to Newcastle council decision makers and cycle organisations: Cllr Nigel Todd Cllr Stephen Psalidas Cllr Wendy Taylor Harvey Emms Michelle Mordue Liz Langfield Anne, Clark James Adamson (sustrans) Heather Evans (ctc) ROAD USERS DEBATE – FAIR AND CIVIL SPACES FOR ALL Leading on from the discussion at the last Cycle Forum meeting, and also taking into account the good groundwork that the Access & Mobility event has done we would like to suggest an approach for the Road Users Debate: Step 1 – Identify all interest groups (public space & roads, access & mobility, Equal Opportunity[…]

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