25-26 June 2015 | Newcastle Civic Centre

Why attend Cycle City Active City Newcastle?

There has never been a better time for cycle and walking infrastructure and development. The original £94m Cycle Ambition Grant launched in 2013 has received match-funding to take it to almost £200m. This has now been extended, with £114m announced at the end of 2014.

The Infrastructure Bill now mandates that Active Travel infrstruture needs to receive as much consideration as major projects such as HS2 or road-building.

With £2.7bn of ring-fenced funding for public health now devolved to local authorities, and the benefits of getting people active widely accepted, there is a major opportunity for active travel projects to gain funding from this sector.

This year's host, Newcastle, is one of the Cycle Ambition Grant cities, with over £11m of funding for cycling from the initial Cycle Ambition Grant. They have an extremely ambitious cycle plan, targetting over 20% of all trips under five miles to be made by bicycle in the city by 2020. The North East is also one of the leading regions in terms of public health and active travel projects. This event is linked with the the Public Health Faculty Conference taking place on the 23 and 24 June before at the Sage Gateshead

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Delegates at this event will:

  • Learn how schemes from around the world are getting more people to cycle and walk for everyday journeys

  • Understand how to motivate women, children and older people to be physically active in their everyday lives

  • See how streets and neighbourhoods can easily support active, healthy lifestyles

  • Understand new opportunities for using public health frameworks and funding streams 

  • Make a strong business case for investing in active travel and activity-friendly places

  • Leave better informed and better prepared to develop active travel and active spaces in your locality

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Supporters of Cycle City include:

Bicycle Association
Bike Week
CTC
CILT - The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
British Cycling
Clearview Traffic Group
Clearview Traffic Group
Leeds City Council
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FWT
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Get Britain Cycling
RUDI
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Love Cycling Go Dutch
Urban Movement
Fuse
Local Transport Today
Urban Movement nextbike
RUDI.net

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Previous Event Feedback...

"Good spread of delegates from different backgrounds"

"The quality of the main plenary sessions was excellent"

"Well arranged, nice to see so many cycle-specific exhibitors"

"Philip Darnton was excellent as a chair. I found Lillie Matson very interesting to listen to"

"Discussion stimulated by presentations during the breakout sessions"

"The main plenary session with Andrew Gilligan and AECOM was excellent and though provoking"

"We took away a lot of relevant information which we can use in our roles"

"Bike ride along canals, great networking and top class speakers"

"Large attendance from a wide range of cycling bodies"

"Met people I really respect who do important work"

"Enjoyed seeing the transformation in official attitudes to cycling"

Cycle City - Active City Newcastle

Organised by:

Landor LINKS

Hosted by:

Newcastle City Council

Sponsored by:

Cycle Pods
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