ICE North East infrastructure debate

Linking up with engineering institutions – read about their pedal-positive State of the Nation Transport 2013 report here Now it’s about infrastructure The Institution of Civil Engineers’ State of the Nation event is scheduled to hold a regional workshop to analyse and grade the region’s infrastructure and formulate its position. This is an opportunity to contribute and provide input to the national report. ICE North East will also produce its own briefing sheet to complement the main report. Participants will be invited first to score and then to discuss the region’s infrastructure condition and capacity, resilience, economic and social impact,[…]

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Professional pedal partners

Tomorrow is here. The Institution of Civil Engineers welcomed cycling into transport and highlights the need for cycling infrastructure. Their national ‘State of the Nation’ report wants to unlock the potential of cycling; and for that to happen leadership with clear national objectives and targets was needed, as well as • High quality networks in metropolitan areas • More segregated space in areas of conflict • More traffic calming measures elsewhere The regional report says that to increase cycling in city centres investment in cycling infrastructure which provides a safe and enjoyable cycle commute into city centres and off-road routes[…]

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