Live presentation will look at 20mph limits and cycling in Wales

08.00 | 3 June 2021 | | |

Registration is now open for the second live presentation taking place as part of Road Safety GB’s online cycling event.

The presentation, which commences at 2pm on Wednesday 23 June, is being facilitated by Natalie Grohmann, head of active travel policy, and Ian Bradfield, principal policy lead (roads), from the Welsh Government.

Natalie and Ian’s presentation is titled: a cycle-friendly Wales – transforming places in Wales through 20mph default speed limits and safe and convenient infrastructure.

In February 2021, plans for a default 20mph speed limit on Welsh roads moved a step closer, after the Welsh Government announced trials will take place in eight pilot areas.

The trials will get underway this summer and come ahead of the planned national rollout for April 2023.

Registration for the session is free-of-charge and now open. It is anticipated Natalie and Ian will present for around 20 minutes, before inviting questions from attendees.

This session will be recorded and made available at a later date for anyone unable to attend on the day.

Registration remains open for further sessions
The three-week event, titled ‘More cycling, safer cyclists: how can we make it safer for more people to cycle, more often?’, will be aired free-to-all during June 2021, commencing Monday 7 June.

The programme comprises a mix of pre-recorded and live content including video presentations, a workshop and a Question Time session.

Question Time takes place on Thursday 24 June (11am – 12pm). Registration is open for this session, with panellists including:

  • Fatima Ahmed, road safety manager, London Borough of Hounslow
  • Rachel Aldred, professor of transport, Westminster University
  • Michael Corden, head of training, Cycle Confident and BikeRight
  • David Davies, executive director, PACTS

Attendees will be able to ask questions during the session itself – or submit them in advance.

Registration is also open for the first live presentation, titled Cycling for All, which takes place at 11am on Thursday 17 June. The session is being facilitated by Fatima Ahmed, road safety manager at the London Borough of Hounslow.

All sessions are free-to-attend.



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