The Dublin Cycling Campaign is an independent, voluntary lobby group that has been working to improve the city for all cyclists for over a decade and a half.
88% of 14-yr old girls aren't exercising enough
That's according to this report from the UK Womens' Sport and Fitness Foundation.
Just 12% of 14 year old girls are reaching the recommended levels of physical activity,
The report's summary appeals for healthier lifestyles for schoolgirls, making us in the Campaign wonder how we -in Ireland just as much as the UK- could have created such a hostile environment for kids to engage in active travel to and from school, or for their other short journeys!? The dangers of sedentary transport are becoming more and more obvious- another reason our conference this year is so relevant.