Cycle Campaign News February 2014

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Road Justice petition handed to APCO cycling lead
Campaigners hand in policing petition to ACPO
CTC's monthly round-up of cycle campaigning news.
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From the Editor

Handing in its first petition to the police was an important moment for CTC's ongoing Road Justice Campaign (see 'Headlines' below).

Prosecutors, the courts and sentencing are also in sight this year - poor collision investigation, inexplicable charging and prosecution decisions, and lenient sentencing must become a thing of the past.

Keep yourself updated and add your voice to the campaign by signing up as a Road Justice supporter.

Cherry Allan

CTC Campaigns

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Diary dates (2014)


Road Safety and the Cycling Revolution, 25 February (Birmingham)

RoSPA’s 2014 road safety conference, looking at how to make roads, behaviours and environments safer for the increasing numbers of cyclists.

Delegates will have an opportunity to learn about a range of different approaches and consider:

  • Can cycling be increased without increasing cycling casualties?
  • What should we be tracking, measuring, and evaluating?
  • How can environments, education and policy help prevent injuries?
  • How can we encourage safer road use by cyclists and motorists?

Speakers include CTC's Campaigns and Policy Director Roger Geffen, on protecting vulnerable road users.

Rates: £150/175

South West cycling advocates’ network-building workshop, 15 March (Plymouth)

Are you cycle campaigning in the South West? Join us for a day of workshops to help advocates see their cycling policy, promotion and infrastructure dreams come true. With a focus on the South West, the event features a range of local authority figures and cycle experts, case studies, workshops and panel discussions. Organised by CTC and hosted by Plymouth City Council.

Book your place now or call 01483 238 323 to get your £5 early bird tickets at a 50% discounted rate BEFORE the 8 March (£10 thereafter).

Cycle City Expo, 1-2 May (Leeds)

Landor conference and exhibition for all those working to encourage Dutch levels of utility cycling in Britain. Includes: a 2-day exhibition of the product and service suppliers to the sector; and plenary presentations from high-profile individuals throughout the UK and beyond with expertise and influence in cycle policy, promotion and infrastructure.

Free places for the first 50 local authority delegates to book. Otherwise rates range from £146-£395.

... followed by

‘Space for cycling’ campaigners’ conference, 3 May (also Leeds)

Details in next issue of Cycle Campaign News.



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