NECA Transport Manifesto consultation – deadline

Dear member, There is a preliminary consultation on the future transport in the North East. Please reply to it and mention the construction of a good quality cycle network and the six principles of Space for Cycling as much as you can. Please fill in the NE survey and mention cycling There are several questions in the online questionnaire. Be not put off, not all need filling in. The only compulsory question is whether you reply as an individual or on behalf of an organisation. There is plenty of freetext to mention building cycleways and liveable neighbourhoods (reducing through motor traffic), creating safe routes to schools and cycle-friendly[…]

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NECA response – transport manifesto

Dear NECA board Dear Cllr Forbes (NECA transport lead) This is a response from 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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