We submitted detailed response to the draft cycling strategy from Bristol Council on 18th Aug 2014. Overall we consider this to be a large step in the right direction, making some very clear commitments. However other areas are not so clear. We compared the draft strategy with our cycling manifesto to identify gaps. The table below compares the two:

 

RGB rating

Key pro

Key con

Target

20% work/school

20% ambition is good

Overall missing: leisure missing

Plan

Detail needed

Network is in strategy

Very top level (at present)

Budget

£16 a head

Sustained commitment

May fall in real terms

Team

To follow?

Implicit expectation?

Not mentioned

Leader

To follow?

No clear ‘advocate’ role

Delivery leader needed

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