2012 conference

Roger Geller (Portland USA), Alistair Woodward (Auckland) and Hank Weiss (Otago) interview notes

Notes from interviews on National Radio, 26 February 2012

Roger Geller

Key messages:

1. Build it, they will come.
2. Find a political champion
3. Start with what you have, and keep going. After 15 years you could have a decent network.
4. Start with low-hanging fruit e.g. create roadspace for bike lanes by narrowing wide traffic lanes.

Portland: 6% mode share cycling in Portland overall, 10% inner city. Population 580,000 350km2 area.