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Health disparities white paper
Thoughts on how to make progress on health inequalities
@ChengKaiHsu2 is final presenter at ICTH 2022 Cardiff on commuter air pollution exposure in London using Lung Deposited Surface Area sensors. Bus air conditioning reduces exposure, quiet route choices help cyclists & outdoor tube stations are beneficial @ipathinc @tspthlthsgSTEPHEN WATKINS@sjwatkins1950
It will be an excellent two days whether in person, remote or watched in recording. Not too late to book.
Due to the rail strike I will miss the #ICTH session organised by @tspthlthsg in Cardiff on 21st and 22nd June. I will take part remotely. I blame the Government for me missing the in person session. Solidarity with @RMTunion
Posting signs telling cyclists to “dismount and walk” are dangerous and insulting to #disabled cyclists like me. If I get off my e-bike to use my crutches or wheelchair, how does my bike get to the spot at which you say I can exist again? 🤔😢 #BikeLife #BikeTalk @wutrain
71% of all journeys made in England in 2020, were under five miles. You can save money, and often time, by cycling. Not to mention saving your health and the planet. https://www.cyclinguk.org/article/how-much-money-can-you-save-cycling
What if I told you that shade from street trees reduces surface temperatures by an average of 12°C and that concrete surfaces shaded permanently by a bank of trees are cooled by up to 20°C in the summer?
You might not believe me. But it's true.
Trees are #heatwave killers.
A driver who killed a cyclist while making a hands-free mobile phone call was found guilty of causing death by careless driving, and has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and banned from driving for 3 years and 7.5 months
Halfords is offering of a free e-bike loan for all of next week, to anyone who has a valid rail season ticket
Its great that Germany has got people talking about public transport, but, beyond fare reductions, what else can be done? This research suggests things for leaders to consider https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016604622030301X
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965856416000446 #buses #publictransport #freetransport @ResearchWalesThe HRE Group@theHREgroup
We're overwhelmed this morning by inspiring messages from folk we know and others we don't following yesterday's events, as well as handling ongoing media enquiries.
It's so kind and we thank you all for taking the time to get in touch.
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