The proceedings from the Velo-City conference, held in Edinburgh and Glasgow in September 2001, have been burnt to a CD. For a tenner you get the full papers from the 234 speakers at the conference plus transcriptions of the plenary sessions. Most of the talks were campaign-focussed but some were bike-trade oriented, including seminars on helmet use, design of utility bikes and the future for the bike market

Velo-City talks now available on CD

Cycle specialists from forty countries presented at the Velo-city conference last year.

Plenary papers included a keynote address on Children, Mobility and Health by Margot Wallstrom, European Union Commissioner for the Environment. There were also presentations by the transport ministers of South Africa, Belgium, Scotland

and the UK.

The contributions made by the six Scottish schools taking part in the Velo-city Outreach Programme are also included on the CD.

The conference covered five main themes: sustainable transport and planning; children and mobility; environment and land use; tourism and economy; and health and well being.

Conference CDs are available from SPOKES, St Martin’s Church, 233 Dalry Road, Edinburgh EH11 2JG, price £10.00 inc. postage. Orders can also be placed by fax on 0131 557 7899 or by email to

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