A public meeting was held on Wednesday 24th May, organised by the cycling campaign group Spokes. ‘A city where you don’t need a car’ was the theme. The background to the meeting was Edinburgh’s New Active Travel Action Plan (ATAP), which is currently out for consultation.
Dr Caroline Brown, a Transform Scotland policy adviser introduced the event. The main speakers were Transport Convener Councillor Scott Arthur. Strategy Manager for Active Travel and Streetspace Phil Noble presented Edinburgh’s transport plans aimed to support Edinburgh NetZero 2030, and a 30% reduction in car miles by 2030. Adrian Davis, Professor of Transport & Health at Napier University offered a critique.
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Some coverage of the event is here: Change is Painful – a resumé of Spokes May meeting | The Edinburgh Reporter