Working with Local Government

On this page we attempt to disentangle some of the jargon and explain some of the areas where you might want to get involved.

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To maximise cycling's benefits for local communities, councils should give it a central role in their transport plans and link it strongly with other policies and strategies...
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These guides should help you with some of the more technical aspects of off-road campaigning.
By working together, Cycling Officers and campaigners can achieve many benefits for cycling. However, achieving an effective working relationship is not always straightforward. This briefing looks at practical actions that Cycling Officers and campaigners can take towards working more effectively.
Much of your work as a local campaigner will involve liaising with council officers and councillors. If councillors and officers see you as a reliable source of sensible information and suggestions, they are more likely to listen to what you have to say.

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