Cycling: Social Aspect - Examples from Peru - Sybil Settlemyre - EMBARQ

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Sybil Settlemyre presented on Cycling: Social Aspect - Examples from Peru at the City of [Bike] for City Seminar held in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 11, 2013. The Seminar was held as part of EMBARQ Turkey's BikeLab project. Settlemyre's presentation was given during Session 3 of the Seminar, "Environmental, Economic and Social Dimensions of Bikes."

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Cycling: Social Aspect - Examples from Peru - Sybil Settlemyre - EMBARQ

  1. 1. Cycling: Social Aspect Examples from Peru BikeLab December 2013 Sybil Settlemyre Director of Programs EMBARQ Andino ssettlemyre@embarqandino.org
  2. 2. The city is abandoning its role to be a place primarily for people, to be the meeting place for society. “A good city is like a good party – people stay longer than really necessary, because they are enjoying themselves,” Jan Gehl, Gehl Architects, Denmark
  3. 3. Public Spaces and Non-Motorized Transport: Arequipa, Peru
  4. 4. Arequipa, Perú 2009 to 2011 – EMBARQ, EMBARQ Andino, and PAHO conducted the Baseline Study of Public Health Indicators for the Integrated Transport System of Arequipa. Air quality and exposure Traffic crashes Physical activity 2011 – EMBARQ Andino published the executive summary of the results of the Baseline of Public Health Indicators Air quality and exposure: 2.5 PM 8 times higher than WHO levels Traffic crashes: 2 people die weekly Physical activity: less than 10% of citizens participate
  5. 5. Arequipa, Perú 2011 – Implementation of Public Space and Nonmotorized Transport Program: “My Healthy Arequipa” Pedestrianization of 9 blocks of historic city center Promotion of nonmotorized transport in historic city center Reduction of air pollution in historic city center Reduction of sound pollution in historic city center
  6. 6. Process and Objective Implement public policy and program Increase public spaces and promote non-motorized transport Reduce vehicle miles travelled, reduce air pollution, and increase physical activity To improve quality of life.
  7. 7. Advance and Scale Up of the Arequipa Experience 2011 – 64 mayors signed declaration to increase public spaces and promote physical activity and non-motorized transport Financial Resources • National Public Policy: National Incentive Plan Tools and Guidelines • Site visit, Guidelines, and Technical Criteria Training and Capacity Building • 1 Seminar • 1 Workshop
  8. 8. 1 14 Steps to implement recreational bike path 2 Work Team 3 Selection of Public Space Promote and Convince
  9. 9. 4 14 Steps to implement recreational bike path Resolutions 5 Authorizations Program Program 6 Work Plan and Budget
  10. 10. 7 14 Steps to implement recreational bike path 8 Project Elaboration 9 Permits Advertisement
  11. 11. 10 14 Steps to implement recreational bike path 11 Materials 12 Contract Needed Services Train Personnel
  12. 12. 14 Steps 13 to implement recreational bike path 14 Define Logistics Inauguration!
  13. 13. Advance and Scale Up of the Arequipa Experience 2012 – 240 of 249 Peruvian municipalities replicated Arequipa experience Ministry of Health National Incentive Plan Goal: Implementation of Sunday Recreational Bike Paths 2013 – Up to 249 Peruvian municipalities can replicate Arequipa experience Ministry of Health National Incentive Plan Goal: Implementation of Program of Physical Activity in Public Spaces
  14. 14. Ciclovía Recreativa de Chanchamayo (Junín)
  15. 15. Ciclovía Recreativa de Huancayo Salud y Bienestar en Calle Real
  16. 16. Ciclovía Recreativa de Cajamarca Ciclovida Cajamarca Saludable
  17. 17. Ciclovía Recreativa de Huacho Ciclo Vida Huacho
  18. 18. Ciclovía Recreativa de Lima Ciclodía
  19. 19. Paradigm Shift
  20. 20. Dialogue Exchange
  21. 21. Elements for Success Public space and nonmotorized transport program Public policy and budget allocation Awareness and political will
  22. 22. Sybil Settlemyre Director of Programs ssettlemyre@embarqandino.org EMBARQ Andino www.embarqandino.org

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