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Why not come along & join us in promoting active travel in Inverness.

 

 

11:15 from Bellfield Park

11:30 start to cycle to Highland Council HQ and back to Ness Walk for speeches from John Finnie Green MSP and his parties Transport Spokesman in the Scottish Government Anne Murray Green Party candidate in the local government elections speaking on behalf of Transition Black Isle.

The SNP will also be represented & still a little time for the other parties to confirm.

We call on all Scotland’s politicians, of all parties, to sign up to the following eight point manifesto in order to make cycling a realistic choice for everyone, from eight to eighty – and show the rest of the UK that cycling doesn’t just belong on continental Europe, but in the country where it all began:

1)    Proper funding for cycling.
2)    Design cycling into Scotland’s roads.
3)    Safer speeds where people live, work and play
4)    Integrate cycling into local transport strategies
5)    Sensible road traffic law and enforcement
6)    Reduce the risk of HGVs to cyclists and pedestrians
7)    A strategic and joined-up programme of road user training
8)    Solid research on cycling to support policy-making

 

If you can’t come along please take the time to contact your local politicians & let them know what you think.

https://www.writetothem.com/

Futures - Spring 2017
For people who care about Public Services
Futures-Spring-2017-no-18.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]

 

 

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MANY THANKS