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jonomc4jonomc4 Posts: 891
edited April 2013 in Commuting general
Promote cycling by implementing the recommendations in the 'Get Britain Cycling' report.

Responsible department: Department for Transport

We the undersigned call on the Prime Minister to pledge that the Government will implement the recommendations in the 'Get Britain Cycling' parliamentary report.
The inquiry, chaired by a cross-party panel of MPs and peers, heard that promoting cycling as a healthy and affordable way to travel can tackle Britain's obesity crisis, save millions from NHS budgets, boost the economy and reduce congestion on our roads and trains.
The inquiry’s 18 recommendations focus on reallocating investment, safer road design, lower speed limits, better training and strong political leadership.
This will require cross-departmental consensus led from the Cabinet Office and Downing Street, not just from the Department for Transport.
In the Commons on February 22, 2012, the Prime Minister said of The Times's ‘Cities Fit for Cycling’ campaign: “If we want to encourage the growth in cycling we’ve seen in recent years, we need to get behind campaigns like this.”
Now is the time to act on those words.

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https://submissions.epetitions.direct.g ... ions/49196

Cant believe only 42,000 people have signed - it needs 100,000 - please spread the word and take the time to sign it.
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