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Our input into the North East Cycling and Walking Strategy

The North East Combined Authority has commissioned SYSTRA consultants in June/July 2017 to develop a cycling and walking strategy and implementation plan for the North East region to support the emerging Local Transport Plan. This is the reply we gave to the set of consultation questions: What should be the collective vision for cycling and walking in the NE? To create more liveable and sustainable neighbourhoods across the North East. To significantly increase the modal share of journeys that are walked and cycled in the North East and reduce the modal share of private motor journeys. For cycling and walking[…]

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Our response to the NE-LEP (Adonis) call for evidence

Dear Andrew Sorry about the late reply. I understand you asked for comments on NE LEP and only heard about it now. Grapevine grows slowly sometimes. We are a community group run entirely by volunteers (time-poor and passion-rich) and our response will hence be short & quick, as you will undoubtedly appreciate. I won’t ‘bore’ you with arduously listing all the fantastic benefits cycling can bring to the economy as I understand you are an avid supporter of cycling yourself. But what I do have to express is my shock to see a total absence of cycling acknowledgement in the[…]

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