smaller version of the POP poster

Pop 2015            Photo: Chris Hill

2015 once again saw thousands of people turn out despite the April rain, to gather in a call for safer conditions walking and cycling.

PoP at the Parliament 2015           Photo: Chris Hill

People also gathered in Aberdeen to Pedal on Marischal.

Why we’re pedalling on Aberdeen

2015 also saw the release of our film Katie Cycles to School.

What Katie Did Next

Back at the mass demo in Edinburgh, speeches were heard from representatives of all political parties as well as from the President of the Edinburgh Students Union, and Emilia from Friends of the Earth. As the sun emerged, Transport Minister Derek McKay made a significant pledge in his speech to increase investment in cycling infrastructure on top of last year’s record-breaking spending.

Minister pledges record spending at fourth Pedal on Parliament

A minute’s silence was held for those who have died on the roads.

Photo: Chris Hill

POP 4 – Thank You

Following the protest we wrote to the Transport Minister to push Parliament to sign up to our manifesto.

Dear Minister

Response from the Minister

Letter from the Minister – we respond