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Describes the role of walking and cycling in developing sustainable cities

Describes the role of walking and cycling in developing sustainable cities

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  • 1. 3. ACTIVE TRAVEL TRANSPORT FOR A SUSTAINABLE CITY 37
  • 2. 3. ACTIVE TRAVEL 27 a strong economy 3.1 Where we are now establishment of a taskforce to promote 29 wisely, with minimal impact on cycling trips to become more regular. cycle lanes, where people can cycle in 30 23 of transport.31 put together at least 30 minutes of 38 with the open spaces in their own
  • 3. TABLE 5: BENEFITS OF ACTIVE TRAVEL Increases public viability 3.2km Reduces parking costs 10 32 of cancers Environmental City vitality Social inclusion Community cohesion TRANSPORT FOR A SUSTAINABLE CITY 39
  • 4. 100 90 70 30 20 10 0 Yes, but only About half the occasionally Yes, mostly Yes always planning. a form of transport promote cycling create a context 3. Integrated planning: enable people to cycle safely. Charter for Walking.
  • 5. 3.3 A compact city to connect people and places awareness programs for all transport users. 3.5 Infrastructure A sustainable, compact city incorporates planning. It is working to create a more A sustainable, compact transport. A compact city generates city incorporates good quality walking and cycling sustainable. infrastructure that is well maintained, safe, accessible, well lit and signposted. network with the open space network Strategy contains strategies to create a more compact city that connects areas from 2012 once the trial has been
  • 6. are going to become an increasing program. centres as part of the ongoing master planning program. where appropriate. of a growing number of electric bikes. in a master plan or transport planning which encourages people to be
  • 7. support programs that promote walking community. The pilot program will commence in 2011–2012. regular benchmarking in partnership network Walk21 The annual Transport for Canberra capability. I don’t walk or cycle because It’s too dangerous It’s too hot and I get sweaty It’s too cold and dark It’s too hilly There’s nowhere to park my bike It’s too far I’m too old it’s inconvenient
  • 8. ACTION 18 ACTION 19 ACTION 21 ACTION 22 ACTION 23

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