The best ever World Urban Forum – and cycling’s role in it
The Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF7) was attended by 22,000 people last month in Medellin, Columbia and overall it was described as a complete success. ECF was there, presenting cycling on the world stage and starting the buzz about the World Cycling Alliance.
Golpe de Estrada: Reclaiming public road space for the people, 40 years after the April 25th Revolution
"Golpe de Estrada" (coup de route) is the appeal launched by an anonymous group of families from Oeiras, Portugal. The idea is to celebrate the 40 years of the peaceful April 25th Carnation Revolution by challenging people to cycle along the Marginal coastal highway to reclaim public road space for cycling.
The biggest European Cycling Advocacy Event Kicks Off
The largest gathering of urban cycling advocates in the northern hemisphere in 2014 will be in Dublin for the ECF annual general meeting. The event comes after the publication of figures showing that commuter cycling in Dublin increased by 14% last year and has almost doubled in the past 10 years!