Velo-City 1999

Velo-City was held in Austria and Slovenia in 1999. Clare Macrae visited on behalf of the Campaign.

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David Begg, the new Chair of the Commission for Integrated Transport – as inspirational as ever, and with some new jokes!
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Not a bad likeness
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Just a few of the Bromptons at the conference
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Evidence of Graz’ famed 30 kph zones
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Just some of the on-street parking very close to the conference centre main entrance
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For fair-weather cyclists
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Cycle and pedestrian bridge
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Aaahhh.
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I’ve no idea what this building was for, but I liked the artwork
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On Thursday we piled into a steam train and were taken to Maribor, in Slovenia…
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… the Slovenian national costume, I assume …
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We were greeted in Maribor by a very slick marching brass band, who led us through the streets to the conference venue – the National Theatre
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On the way to the Slovenian National Theatre
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How kind of the local police to stop the traffic for our procession!
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The welcome at the Slovenian conference venue
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Ollie Hatch is thanked for all his hard work
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The farewell party on Friday evening
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How well do you trust your cycling friends?
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Hugh McClintock trying out the Fetish of Mobility (Yes, really, I know that’s how rumours start)

Material date: Sunday 18 April 1999.