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NECA response – transport manifesto

Dear NECA board Dear Cllr Forbes (NECA transport lead) This is a response from newcycling.org. We are a constituted organisation entirely run by volunteers. We formed in 2010 to address social and spatial inequalities in the transport system and lobby for world-class cycling infrastructure for Newcastle and surrounding local transport authorities. We have 1,600 members and respond on behalf of our membership. Key points Mapping a first class cycle network and putting it in policy and implementation plans, agree design standards More and clearer focus on sustainable transport (including an integrated transport system and approach, through regional spatial management, road[…]

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Local Transport Plan

The Newcastle LTP team heard the campaign voice. Will they listen? Exec agenda, page 25 reads: “This is attributed in part to the effectiveness of the recently-formed Newcastle Cycling Campaign, which has made regular representations to the Newcastle Cycling Forum and maintains a high profile in the media.” Thank you! And thanks to you all.

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