We all have the right to travel safely but when it comes to walking or cycling on Merseyside roads you or your child are more likely to be killed or injured than in any other area in the country. In addition to this, traffic, a major cause of air pollution, is killing 725 people per year in the region. It also causes ill health, linked to heart disease, stroke and cancer as well as asthma and other respiratory illness. The Made to Move Merseyside campaign, aims to challenge the current political administration to adopt a 15 point plan and truly commit to transform the region for those living within it.
A look at cycling in the city in 2019 – talking to experts and campaigners and finding all is not well for those on two wheels. Also a look at how they did it in Amsterdam and what we could learn from the Dutch.
Pedal Press Spring 2019 • Protest and cycle ride Cyclists are having their say by taking to the streets • Plans for the planners The consultants hired to improve the Lime Street area forgot to include cycle lanes – MCC shows them how to make plans • 15 steps to make Merseyside move Manchester has a strategic vision and Merseyside needs the same