Empowering our leaders to create better communities.
In 2014, the the Cycling Promtion Fund, in partnership with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, led the first Australian 'Influentials' study tour to the Netherlands.
The 10 key leaders within the program returned to Australia with knowledge, ideas and most importantly excitement about the possibilities to create better environments and transport systems in Australia.
Baseds on the success of that program in driving change within our communities, the CPF again organised a study tour in 2015.
The Cycling Promotion Fund escorted our delegates through the Dutch urban environemnt to educate, excite and empower them during a 5 day immersion in worlds best practice in active transport planning, integration and leadership. The program is designed to encourage politicians, planners, engineers and key executives to develop their own unique visions for thriving cities and people-focused places once they return to Australia.
The Cycling Promotion Fund will again host this unique opportunity in 2016.
2015 program report
Click here to download the 2015 Report (1.6MB PDF)
The program is expected to commence on Sunday the 25th of September and conclude on Friday the 30th of September.
The 2016 program will be co-hosted by Stephen Hodge and Peter Bourke from the Cycling Promotion Fund, supported by the Dutch Cycling Embassy.
- Registration includes all expenses from arrival at Shchipol Airport Amsterdam on Sunday to return to the airport on Saturday.
- Including six nights single occupancy hotel room, meals, all ground transportation, course materials and professional guide services.
EXPERIENCES FROM THE 2014 STUDY TOUR
2015 program report
Click here to download the 2014 program report.
NETHERLANDS BACKGROUND INFORMATION
- The Netherlands - general information
- How the Dutch got their cycling infrastructure (article)
- How the Dutch got their cycling infrastructure (short film)
- Cycling planning outside Australia
- From the Netherlands to America : Translating the world's best bikeway designs
- Why the cities of Copenhagen and Amsterdam look so different to ours
- How protected bike lanes helped Denmark with the fight on inequality
- CPF online resources - website
- Cycling Resource Centre
- Moving Australia 2030
- Move it - Australia's healthy transport options
FURTHER RESOURCES AND LINKS