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Healthy Streets for Edinburgh! 6pm Wed 22 May David Hume Twr LG.07 EH8 9XJ

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David Hume Tower LG.07

The University of Edinburgh

40 George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9JX

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Concerned about air pollution and a congested capital? Join us to investigate Healthy Streets for Edinburgh 6 for 6.30 - 8.30pm Wednesday 22 May at David Hume Tower Room LG.07, George Sq EH8 9XJ

Transition Edinburgh and Friends of Earth Edinburgh invite you to join many of the city's Sustainable Active Travel advocates - and wider citizens' groups - to discuss ways to promote an attractive and livable city and cut the ill-health caused by motor vehicles congesting the city of Edinburgh.

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6.00pm Registration, refreshments, stalls and networking
6.30pm Welcome
6.35pm Clr Lesley MacInnes, Convener, CEC Transport & Env't Ctee
- Vision of Travel in the City for next 10—20 years
6.50pm Lee Craigie, Active Nation Commissioner
7.00pm Gavin Thomson, Friends of Earth - New Air Pollution Data
7.10pm Speaker Peoples Health Group - Health Impact of Air Pollution
7.20pm Inspirational Video
7.30pm Discussion tables
● Are the city's proposal ambitious enough?
● You’ve heard their vision - what is yours?
● Managing modes e.g. bikes / walkers / dog walkers on our paths
● What are we each prepared to do to achieve this vision?
8.15pm Feedback from breakout sessions / Key points emerging
8.30pm Close

Stall holders / table facilitatiors:
● SPOKES - the Lothian cycle campaign
● Sustrans Scotland
● Peoples Health
● Home Energy Scotland
● Living Streets - Edinburgh Group
● Friends of the Earth Edinburgh
● Transition Edinburgh
● Transform Scotland

For background see https://foe.scot/campaign/air-pollution/
and www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47777103

Images: BBC coverage of London ULEZ + Lee Craigie / (C) Sustrans

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The University of Edinburgh

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