Hackney Cycling Conference, 2016-06-10, London, UK.

Structure of the talk

  • Cycling in context
  • Comments on transport planning
  • Opportunities for embedding walking and cycling

Cycling in context

The global context

Source: WHO

Global oil supply consumed by transport

Source: iea.org

  • Transport accounts for just under 1/3rd (27%) of overall energy use

Transport energy use by mode

Source: worldenergy.org

  • But over 2/3rds of oil production!
  • hard to decarbonise

Data on travel patterns over time

Source: BHPS

  • Can lead to perception that travel patterns are stagnant

Shifting transport patterns

The long view