Abstract for Cycling & Society 2017

Making the personal political – overlaps in feminist theory and cycle activism Proposer: Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle UK Relevant themes: equality ABSTRACT I start from the point that a lack of conceptual oversight is one major trap that cycle activism can be ensnared in – especially at a time when democracy and democratic processes… Read More Abstract for Cycling & Society 2017

Abstract for Scientific Colloquium

Nudging towards a communal concept for cycling research Proposer: Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle UK Relevant themes: Planning and Policy, Engineering and Infrastructure, Socio-Anthropological Keywords: social change, transport politics, conceptual model, framework, transport cycling The Scientific Colloquium is part of Velocity 2017 in Arnhem-Nijmegen Motivation: Velomobility (Koglin, 2014) has been knocking on the door of… Read More Abstract for Scientific Colloquium

Policy abstracts (this ought to be a paper some time)

Freiburg conference = = Status: abstract accepted, but can’t attend for cost reasons, withdrawn = = Freiburg Conference Desirable Transport Futures ABSTRACT – REVISED Katja Leyendecker, PhD researcher, Northumbria University at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Title: Comparison of transport trajectories in the cities of Bremen (Germany) and Newcastle (UK) with particular focus on cycling and… Read More Policy abstracts (this ought to be a paper some time)

Towards inclusive road safety

Today I submitted the following abstract to Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Municipal Engineer (Added 1 August 2016, I have been invited to proceed and prepare a technical paper for peer review. Added 7 November 2017, paper in print “Call to action: towards a practice of inclusive road safety http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jmuen.16.00052) Towards inclusive road… Read More Towards inclusive road safety

RGS-IBG Mid-term 2016 abstract

Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University Invading automobility – contesting urban cycle space from above and below Cities are constantly changing and reinventing themselves, through policy, planning and engineering, undergoing transitions, envisaging new fortunes and futures. Yet transport spaces, city roads and streets, have stayed devoted to the private car, even when urban space comes at a premium. Reimaging… Read More RGS-IBG Mid-term 2016 abstract