Webinar: It's safe to cycle - positive perceptions to increase women's cycling

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Friday, 20 November 2020

Webinar: It's safe to cycle - positive perceptions to increase women's cycling


This webinar, with a focus on Northern Ireland, will explore how we can help reduce the perceived fear of cycling on the roads, and what support women need to make more journeys by bike. By deconstructing negative perceptions of cycling safety, talking about confidence building for cycling on the road, and discussing actions we can take in our communities, we can enable more women to cycle on the roads and realise wider economic benefits.

This year’s Women’s Festival of Cycling took place at a time when more people were cycling. During 2020 bike sales are up, more families are cycling together, and Governments across the UK are telling everyone to cycle to work. It's crucial we seize this moment and keep those women new to cycling on their bikes, as well as enabling others to take it up. With an expert panel, we'll explore cycling solutions for women to enable more to cycle, and help those already on bikes to keep cycling as a part of their everyday life.

PLEASE NOTE - this event was first shown Tuesday 28 July as part of Cycling UK's Women's Festival of Cycling. The event Q&A will not be live, but we will respond to as many questions as possible after the event has streamed. 

Our expert guests include:

  • Caroline Bloomfield - CEO, Sustrans Northern Ireland       
  • Claire Mulvenna - Cycling and Walking Unit, Department for Infrastructure
  • Claire McLernon - Project Officer, Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland
  • Joshua Murray - Engagement Officer Northern Ireland, Cycling UK
  • Hosted by Helen Cook - Head of engagement, Cycling UK

As this event is not a live recording, any questions submitted won't be answered during the event although we will try to answer as many of the questions after the event


  • Friday 20 November, 11:00 
  • Streamed on GoToWebinar
  • Recording available to watch after the event
  • Free to attend
United Kingdom