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EXPERT COMMENT: Greater Manchester’s cycling plan is a radical, much-needed approach – now it needs funding

EXPERT COMMENT: Greater Manchester’s cycling plan is a radical, much-needed approach – now it needs funding

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 16:09 GMT

Katja Leyendecker, ​PhD candidate in Architecture and Built Environment, discusses Greater Manchester's new walking and cycling plan.

Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities

Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 12:48 GMT

With concerns about climate change and urban air pollution high on the agenda for cities around the world, most are now actively looking at ways to reduce their carbon emissions.

EXPERT COMMENT: Stop that car, and plan cities around bikes to make cycling a real option for more women

EXPERT COMMENT: Stop that car, and plan cities around bikes to make cycling a real option for more women

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2019 11:49 BST

Planners design the infrastructure of cities for cars, not bikes. This needs to change to make cycling a more viable option for more people, says Katja Leyendecker, writing for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Making cities more walkable by understanding how other people influence our journeys

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2019 11:29 GMT

Ruth Dalton, Professor of Building Usability and Visualisation at Northumbria University, Newcastle, writes about how urban spaces can be designed to be better for walkers if planners understand 'social wayfinding' - or how other people can influence where we choose to walk.

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Students from Northumbria’s Mechanical, Automotive and Electrical Engineering programmes, with Dr Ulugbek Azim​ov (centre), Programme Leader in Automotive Engine​ering.

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