Petition for Maltese National Cycling Policy
A petition for a National Cycling Policy (in Malta) based upon a sensible, unbiased, rational multi-modal approach to a national sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP) that promotes cycling and bicycle use in ALL its forms, but with particular emphasis on cycling as; A) A form of sustainable and eco-friendly transport, B) A cycle-tourism resource for the islands, and; C) Its positive future effect upon sustainable urban mobility plans (SUMP’s), that may impact upon access to EU road building grants. D) The realistic treatment of rising congestion and parking problems. E) As a methodology of promoting active healthy citizens, lowering national health bills. F) Helping to create sports participation for all ages, genders and abilities. G) With the added benefit of assisting in the reduction of emissions towards EU target levels. H) Creating new and dynamic economies and economic growth.