Pedal on Parliament 4- Saturday 25th April 2015

Saturday 25th April 2015 – Pedal On Parliament 4 is go!
Cycling – making sense for Scotland 
Join us at the Meadows in Edinburgh at 12 noon to pedal down to the Scottish Parliament for a cycle-friendly Scotland

What POP wants
1. Proper funding for cycling (5% of the transport budget & 10% for active travel overall).
2. Design cycling into Scotland’s roads.
3. Slower speeds where people live, work and play
4. Integrate cycling into local transport strategies
5. Improved road traffic law and enforcement
6. Reduce the risk of HGVs to cyclists and pedestrians
7. A strategic and joined-up programme of road user training

8. Improved statistics supporting decision-making and policy

Friends of the Earth Falkirk will have representation at this event for the fourth year 

INEOS take their Fracking presentation on the road in Central Scotland

INEOS are holding public meetings in April across Central Scotland. The events are free but you need a ticket, you can register online using this link: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/ineos-upstream-8022441725 . It is hoped as many people can get along to these events and hear what the public is being told.

Read Bella Caledonia’s coverage of the first meet held in Denny High School on 18th April:

INEOS bosses fail to ‘love bomb’ Denny residents

"If the performance by INEOS bosses at the first fracking community engagement event was reflective of the strength of their case – the shale industry should be worried."     Liz Thomson, Bella Caledonia

Meetings still to come:
Alloa Town Hall, 21st April, 7-9pm
Falkirk High School, 22nd April, 7-9pm
Kilsyth Academy, 23rd April, 7-9pm
Bishopbriggs Academy, 27th April, 7-9pm
Greenfaulds High School, Cumbernauld, 30th April 7-9pm