Over the next few weeks Modeshift will present a range of speakers who will be presenting at the Annual Convention from leading organisations who are at the forefront of sustainable and active travel promotion. This week we focus on Day one, session one speakers Dulce Pedroso and Timothy Crawshaw.


Name: Dulce Pedroso

Organisation: Bristol Cycling Campaign & Active Travel Academy

Photo credit – Catherine Dunn

Summary: Through her research with women cyclists from various parts of the UK (funded by the Active Travel Academy), Dulce explores the impact of the simple representations of cycling and cyclists and how those written out from these narratives navigate and challenge various stereotypes. These are stories of joyful resistance.

Dulce researches cycling and belonging, advocates for more joy and fewer cars in cities, and has a love-hate relationship with long-distance cycling.

For more details on Dulce’s research and blog, follow this link:-

Active Travel Academy » Still I Ride (westminster.ac.uk)


Name: Timothy Crawshaw

Organisation: President of the Royal Town Planning Institute

Timothy Crawshaw MA MRTPI FRSA is the 2022 President of the Royal Town Planning Institute, working as an International Planning and Development Consultant in the areas of urban design, planning, green infrastructure, energy efficiency and sustainable transport. With experience in Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, alongside an expanding UK practice, he has a specific interest in the role of the nature-based approaches to addressing the climate emergency, alongside improving health and wellbeing outcomes and tackling inequality.

Timothy is an experienced lecturer, trainer, and facilitator with a passion for community development, and he continues to champion the role of planning as a key part of the solution to the challenges of our times. Timothy is currently the Chair of the Tees Valley Nature Partnership.


Secure your place at the Modeshift Annual Convention!

With just 4 weeks to go, don’t miss your chance to join Team Modeshift at the sustainable and active travel event of the year; book by Friday 14th October to guarantee your place!

Click on this link to book:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/modeshift-convention-2022-tickets-382907936947


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