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Don Foster puts cycling at the heart of Bath’s Green revolution

June 21, 2011 10:56 AM

Don Foster will introduce and welcome delegates to the 2011 Bath Cycle Summit this Friday at BRLSI on Queen Square. Don Foster will be joined by Ben Plowden, Director for Cycling for Transport for London and also Roger Symonds the Cabinet member for Transport at BANES.

Don Foster has long championed cycling in the city, strongly backing cycling schemes such the two-tunnels project.

Commenting Don Foster said, "It is once again a great pleasure to welcome delegates to the Bath cycling summit. Cycling has to be at the heart of Bath's Green Revolution. We are in a great position having Roger Symonds, a real cycling enthusiast, now in charge of the Transport portfolio on the Council"

He continued, "Cycling has the potential to really change Bath for the good, from reducing congestion to improving health. I look forward to working with all concerned to ensure we get more people out of their cars and onto their bikes"

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Notes to editor:

Picture of Don Foster showing the Transport Minister the two-tunnels project.

More information about the summit can be found at http://bathcyclingsummit.org.uk/

A photo of Don Foster at the 2011 Sky Ride can be found at http://twitpic.com/586zn1