Carlton Reid: no bicycling, walking & PT at COP26

Monday, 8 November 2021 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Image credit: 'Pithy night-time projection in Glasgow by Cycling UK'

On this weeks program Chris interviews Carlton Reid, senior contributor, sustainability for Forbes about COP26, Carlton was previously interviewed on YarraBUG Radio about Emerging issues for pedestrians, bicycle riders & autonomous vehicles in March 2018.

Carlton Reid talks about his observations of 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, bureaucratic & generational intransigence on climate change threats, dominance of EV / car industry, no mention of cycling in the "Blue Zone", Transport Day, lack of opportunities for immediate decarbonisation and political courage to reign in vehicle use, stranded assets, over dependance upon future technologies, actions outside COP26, rising influence and power of younger generations, European Cyclist Federation COP26 joint letter on cycling and future COP agendas. Read more: No Bicycling At COP26 Means Quickest Way To Decarbonise Road Transport Is Inexplicably Missing

News & events: contribute your feedback to Moreland Councils Trial separated bike lanes - Kent Road by Wednesday 10 November 2021, watch this virtual ride from Glenroy to Brunswick to see Pascoe Vale's pop-up lanes and new Upfield Path, new Wangaratta separated cycling lanes for Phillipson Street between Sisely Avenue and Edwards Street and it's Ride to Work Day on Wednesday 10 November, see City of Melbourne & Bicycle Network for details.

Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.

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Chris, Faith, Val and Steve

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