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News + Events2017 Future/Smart Cities Workshop – Taipei

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AltaGO-Europe Director Brian Deegan will be presenting on the future of cycling in cities at the 2017 Workshop on Future/ Smart Cities in Taiwan.

Brian Deegan is one of the UK’s leading experts in cycling infrastructure. He was co-author of the London Cycling Design Standards and has written and contributed to many engineering journal papers on the subject of cycling infrastructure.

His main recent publications include: The EU Cycling Strategy (2017), The European Union’s Role in Promoting the Safety of Cycling (2016), Cycling Infrastructure in London (2015), Cycling Cultures (2015), London Cycling Design Standards (2014), Raising the Bar – A review of cycling policies in the European Union (2014), Cities for Cycling (2013), The Science of Cycle Networks (2012), Planning networks for cycling: relevant human factors and design processes (2010).

Brian pioneered the use of protected bike lanes in the UK using planters and “armadillos” and is one of the key people involved in the introduction of Healthy Streets to London.