Why accommodate cycling? A presentation for board individuals.

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Why provide for cycling? A presentation for council members. The national policy context.
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Why accommodate cycling? A presentation for board individuals

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The national approach setting " I accept wholeheartedly that cycling must assume a greater part in our future transport system… . as a pivotal piece of our vehicle life: utilized by millions more individuals as a part of both urban and rustic situations… taking autos off the street, arranging for tremendously required limit on transports, cable cars and prepares and advancing more extensive Government goals like wellbeing, physical movement and a superior domain." Charlotte Atkins, Transport Minister, propelling Cycling England, March 2005

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DfT LTP direction "The common need for transport incorporates enhancing availability and open transport and lessening the issues of blockage, contamination and security." "Other personal satisfaction issues identified with transport from the economical groups shared need include: the nature of open spaces and scenes preservation of biodiversity group security general wellbeing commotion environmental change"

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The neighborhood arrangement setting The West Yorkshire Local Transport Plan incorporates the accompanying proclamation on why it will advance cycling: To enhance ecological quality and decrease the impacts of transport contamination on air quality. To add to national and worldwide endeavors to decrease transport\'s commitment to general nursery gas emanations... … "auxiliary" or more operational targets: To cut the development of street activity. To urge individuals to travel more by open transport, by cycle and by walking rather than via auto…

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Local Area Agreements amongst focal and nearby government on the needs for a zone and how to accomplish them : 198 markers against which Local Area Agreements will report including, of particular significance to cycling: Access to administrations and offices by open transport, strolling and cycling (175) Usual method of go for youngsters heading out to class (198) Obesity in youngsters and support in physical movement (55-57) Level of air quality (194) Healthy future (137)

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Cycling adds to a scope of approach targets including… Transport and arranging Health Environment Social incorporation Young individuals Economic flourishing/recovery Leisure and tourism

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Cycling for transport More cycling means: Less street blockage A more effective utilization of open space Generally bring down levels of spending on framework and its upkeep contrasted with mechanized travel Helping to demoralize superfluous travel

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Cycling for wellbeing More cycling means: Lower levels of heftiness Longer, more beneficial lives Savings to the NHS Improved street security as more drivers are additionally cyclists Reduced air contamination and respiratory issues

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Cycling for the earth More cycling means: Lower vehicle discharges Less clamor contamination Reduced visual interruption from stopped and moving vehicles Scope to make a more alluring open domain

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Cycling and social consideration More cycling means: A more impartial transport blend Less open door for the travel decisions of some to confine those of others More energetic, intelligent and "liveable" avenues and neighborhoods

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Cycling and youngsters More cycling means: Lower levels of youth weight Young individuals pick up travel autonomy Healthy travel propensities are set up at an early age Children obtain profitable street security and psychological aptitudes

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Cycling for monetary success More cycling means: The chance to make more appealing territories to live, work and invest relaxation energy More space and assets to put resources into open domain upgrades for the advantage of all. More noteworthy support of neighborhood administrations

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Economic advantages of a 20% expansion in cycling more than 10 years

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Cycling for relaxation and tourism More cycling means: Lower movement and stopping weights from auto borne guests Less ecological harm Higher spend in the neighborhood to a solid action for by far most

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Local powers\' part in advancing cycling could incorporate… Providing a solid approach structure (inside the LTP) Developing a cycling methodology Identifying compelling part and officer champions Securing devoted subsidizing Working with accomplices, e.g PCTs Employers, retailers School, universities and colleges Public transport administrators User bunches

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Other open doors for nearby powers to advancing burnning are through… ROWIPs Local Area Agreements Supplementary Planning Guidance Travel arranging activities The committee\'s own trip arrange

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An ordinary street client chain of command

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The progression of arrangement for cyclists

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Invisible framework Changes to the system which enhance conditions for cyclists however don\'t have all the earmarks of being connected particularly to cycling Invisible foundation may block the requirement for any cycle-particular arrangement.

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Core outline standards for cycle courses Convenient Accessible Safe Comfortable Attractive From: LTN 1/04 - Policy, Planning and Design for Walking and Cycling

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Providing for various sorts of cyclists

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Cycling in passerby need zones There are "… no genuine variables to legitimize barring cyclists from pedestrianized regions, recommending that cycling could be all the more generally allowed without drawback to people on foot" Traffic Advisory Leaflet 9/93

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Good outline for the general population domain: Manual for Streets \'The need to cook for engine vehicles is surely knew by transport organizers, however the entry of individuals by walking and cycle has frequently been ignored. Strolling and cycling are critical methods of travel, offering a more practical contrasting option to the auto, making a positive commitment to the general character of a place, general wellbeing and to handling environmental change through diminishments in carbon discharges\'. Manual for Streets, 2007

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It\'s not just about foundation Other methods for advancing cycling include: Working with client bunches Marketing and advancement battles Training for youngsters and grown-ups Travel arranging Exercise on remedy activities Developing maps and aides Cycle and open transport trips Signposting and upkeep of cycling courses

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Funding and guidance Local Transport Plans Developer commitments (e.g. segment 106 assentions) Grants for school touring plans from DCSF Funding for cycle preparing from Cycling England Specific venture financing (e.g. Connect2, CIVITAS) Cycling England neighborhood power proficient support (www.cyclingengland.org.uk/designing)

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