Today’s theme is ‘Active Travel Equity’, and includes contributions from the Active Travel Academy Equity Fellows who introduce their projects below.
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Presentations – ATA Equity Fellow Projects
Presentations – Cycling@Tea-time
Cycling@Tea-Time – Enabling wider participation in cycling – Janet Hudson, Mariam Draaijer
Cycling for Everyone – Laura Laker
Accessible Cycling – Rachel Aldred and Harrie Larrington-Spencer
Further reading & resources
Websites and Organisations
Biking Public Project – “Aims to expand advocacy for underrepresented NYC bicyclists including women, people of color & working cyclists”
Black Unity Bike Ride – “A series of activations that encourages holistic wellness amongst the Black community.”
JoyRiders – “Empowering women by introducing them to the joys of cycling.”
Transport for All – “A pan-impairment organisation, guided by the passionate belief that all disabled and older people have the right to travel with freedom and independence.”
Women of Colour Cycling Collective – “We are a support network for minority ethnic women and non-binary cyclists in the UK”
Aldred, R., E. Verlinghieri, M. Sharkey, I. Itova, and A. Goodman (2020) “Equity in New Active Travel Infrastructure: A Spatial Analysis of London’s New Low Traffic Neighbourhoods.” https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/q87fu/.
Andrews, N.; Clement, I. and Aldred, R. (2018). Invisible Cyclists? Disabled people and cycle planning – A case study of London. Journal of Transport and Health, 8, 146–156. Also available open access: https://westminsterresearch.westminster.ac.uk/item/q3q5v/invisible-cyclists-disabled-people-and-cycle-planning-a-case-study-of-london
Biehl, A., Chen. Y., Sanabria-Véaz, K., Uttald, D. and Stathopoulos, A. (2019) Where does active travel fit within local community narratives of mobility space and place? Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 123, pp.269-287, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965856417315264
Brown, C.T., Blickstein, S., Yang, S., Jain, A. and Sinclair, J. (2021) Where Do We Go From Here? Breaking Down Barriers to Bicycling in the U.S. A report for People For Bikes. https://www.peopleforbikes.org/reports/where-do-we-go-from-here-breaking-down-barriers-to
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Farina, L., Boussauw, K., and Plyushteva, A. (2021) Moving safely at night? Women’s nocturnal mobilities in Recife, Brazil and Brussels, Belgium, Gender, Place and Culture, in press, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0966369X.2021.1937064
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Inckle, Kay (2019), Disabled Cyclists and the Deficit Model of Disability, Disability Studies Quarterly, 39(4), https://dsq-sds.org/article/view/6513
Lam, Tiffany (2021), Towards Gender-Inclusive and Sustainable Transport Systems, https://wbg.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Gender-inclusive-transport-systems-V3.pdf
Lubitow, A., Narratives of marginalized cyclists : understanding obstacles to utilitarian cycling among women and minorities in Portland, OR : final report, https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/32299
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Steinbach, R., Green, J., Datta, J., and Edwards, P., 2011. Cycling and the city: A case study of how gendered, ethnic and class identities can shape healthy transport choices. Social Science & Medicine, 72 (7), 1123–1130, https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277953611000785. Also available Open Access from lshtm.ac.uk.
Sustainable Development Commission (2010), Fairness in a Car Dependent Society, http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/publications.php?id=1184
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