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Cleaner Air & Safer Transport (CAST) Forum Reading Council

3 April @ 18:30 20:00

Information about Cleaner Air & Safer Transport Forum
* To propose measures to improve air quality across Reading Borough.
* To evaluate, improve and promote transport sustainability across the Borough.
* To influence Council policy and facilitate the development and direction of the Council’s sustainability agenda.
* To identify and share best practice in relation to clean and green ‘healthy streets’ initiatives which promote sustainability, healthy living, energy efficiency, sustainable transport and carbon reduction.
* To identify and develop potential low traffic neighbourhoods.
* To promote and raise awareness of sustainable initiatives within the Borough and to promote improved performance across the Council and its partners.
* To extend networking to other relevant organisations and to maintain currency of knowledge and information within the context of transport sustainability and climate change matters.
* To make recommendations to the Council on sustainability and climate change matters.
* To support road safety initiatives, particularly for vulnerable road users.
* To discuss progress and delivery of the Cycling Strategy in order to identify, prioritise and optimise actions to meet the objectives of the Cycling Strategy:
 To improve the cycling environment;
 To provide better facilities for cyclists;
 To influence travel behaviour; and
To develop skills and capacity.

Reading Borough Council