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Politically Painless Active Travel Seminar in Derry on Wednesday 19th June 2013 (10am start) followed by a public meeting in the evening in Belfast.

 

Politically Painless Active Travel -

Getting more safer walking and cycling

The Guildhall Derry - Londonderry Wednesday 19th June 2013

10.00 Guildhall Registration and Coffee

10.20 Welcome from the Chair Jimmy Spratt and scene setting. Mr Spratt is Chair of Regional Development Committee

10.25  Dr Aldred Cycling Culture and Advocacy Expert -  how to reach a critical mass of cycling that flips cycling into the mainstream and behavioural changes needed for individual and political acceptability

10.50 Denise Gallanagh-Wood  An Taisce and Michele Murphy Sustrans Getting the Nation Walking and Cycling: the Success of Green Schools in Ireland and Bike It in Northern Ireland"

11.15 Dr Willie Burke Derry City Council Access Officer and Ross McGill, Sustrans  - The Network- All the pieces matter. Route Development and Promotion in Derry.

11.45  Comfort Break

12.00 Lilli Matson Transport for London Implementing active travel on crowded roadspace and the political leadership needed

12.25 Gordon Seabright Chief Executive CTC the national cycling charity, overview of the Westminster All Party cycling inquiry, getting the fundamentals right and the Economic Benefits of Cycling

12.45 Questions

13.00 Finger Buffet.

13.30 Walk/Cycle to  Peace Bridge and Riverside Greenway to look at Active Travel Infrastructure

14.00 Welcome back, Chair of afternoon session Sean Lynch Deputy Chair Regional Development Committee 

A member from each of the five main parties gives the party view on walking and cycling about 10 mins each and then questions from the floor

15.15 Summing up by Gordon Seabright

15.30 Close

 

Public Meeting Belfast The Mac The Factory Space

Wednesday 19th June 2013

Politically Painless Active Travel -

Getting more safer walking and cycling

18.00 Arrival Registration

18.10 Welcome to the Minister Mr Kennedy (Regional Development) and Ministers comment

18.15 Gordon Seabright Chief Executive CTC the national cycling charity, overview of the Westminster All Party cycling inquiry - getting the fundamentals right and the Economic Benefits of Cycling

18.40 Dr Aldred Cycling Culture and Advocacy Expert - overview of how to reach a critical mass of cycling that flips cycling into the mainstream and behavioural changes needed for individual and political acceptability aimed at audience of interested cyclists

19.05 Denise Gallanagh-Wood Getting the Nation Walking and Cycling and the success of Green schools in Ireland

19.30 Tim Edgar CTC  Bike Club and  Belfast City Council

19.45 Beth Harding Sustrans The results from working in schools

20.00 Gordon Clarke Sustrans Director Ireland sums up

20.10 Questions

20.25 The Ministers Final Word

20.30 Close

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