Date: Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm EST
The High-Level Meeting on the New Urban Agenda – Advancing the NUA by building on the global momentum to reclaim streets for pedestrians and cyclists
As the UN General Assembly meets to discuss the effective implementation of the New Urban Agenda on 28 April 2022, it is timely to reflect on the role that governments have played in reducing the imbalances and inequalities in the provision of safe, inclusive and accessible walking and cycling infrastructure as well as access to public transportation and provide solutions for closing the gap.
This side event aims to highlight the importance of cycling infrastructure to achieving safe, equitable, resilient and sustainable cities. Like energy, stormwater, and sewage systems, cycle networks must be carefully planned, implemented, and maintained to truly guarantee livability and equitable access to the city. Representatives from local and regional governments and partners will share their experiences promoting cycling as a basic urban service that enables more resilient, equitable transportation systems.
Panelists will include:
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