In the media
The Conversation, BBC Radio Bristol: Twenty times more English children could cycle to school with better transport planning
Transport and Logistics 3 April 2019
Talking about the importance of ensuring children can cycle and have a space to do so, Dr Aldred stated that mainstream transport planning has generally marginalised cycling by prioritising private motorised traffic. She added: “Commuters and to a lesser extent adults making other utility trips are prioritised over children’s mobility, independence, and well-being.”
Calling for prioritisation of child cycling and a shift in mindset, she concluded: “The benefits are great: improved health and well-being, cars off the road, greater child (and parental) mobility and independence.”
The research was also mentioned on BBC Radio Bristol.
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