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Pan European cycling infrastructure Master Plan

- in cooperation with the THE PEP -

At  the Fourth High-level  Meeting  on  Transport,  Health  and  Environment  (Paris, April 2014) Governments adopted the Paris Declaration, including a clear call for member States to promote cycling and to develop a pan-European master plan for cycling within the framework of the THE PEP. The development of the pan-European master plan would be coordinated by the lead partners of THE PEP Partnership on Cycling: the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, in close collaboration with the European Cyclists Federation and THE PEP secretariat . During the Team Leader Meeting of THE PEP Partnership on Cycling (Cologne, 2 June 2016), the experience of UNECE to develop master plans such as TEM / TER and EATL was presented. The team leaders of the Partnership decided that the ECE Sustainable Transport Division should have a leading role on the development of the cycling master plan. Extrabudgetary resources such as consultant(s) needed for this undertaking would be secured through THE PEP Trust Fund. 

For that purpose a draft methodology that should be followed for the development of this master plan based on the experience of ECE in developing plans was prepared (ECE/TRANS/WP.5/2016/4). This draft methodology was discussed and endorsed by the THE PEP Bureau meeting (Copenhagen, 6 and 7 July 2016).
The methodology approved: English / French / Russian