Cycling is highly unequal. Women, older people, children and disabled people are all under-represented. ICE’s Adam Kirkup discussed this issue and potential solutions with Dr. Rachel Aldred, who had produced and contributed to numerous research projects addressing cycle infrastructure provision, gender equity and accessibility.ContentsThis podcast discusses:Critical mass – 01:00Cycle/motor traffic segregation – what is best for women? – 02:15Replicating female cycling activity in the Netherlands – 03:35Cultural issues – 05:35 Is cycling just for the under-40s? – 09:35Cycle infrastructure provision for the disabled – 13:40Near misses for slower cyclists – 16:00Cambridge cycle network – 17:45Barriers to active travel and social inclusion – 19:50Transport policy and enforcement – 22:50What should engineers/planners stop doing and start doing? – 24:40Dr. Rachel AldredIn 2016, Rachel was awarded the ESRC Outstanding Impact in Public Policy Prize, and the Westminster University Prize for Research Excellence. She was also named as one of the Progress 1000 Most Influential Londoners.One of her research projects (Near Miss Project) was awarded Cycling Initiative of the Year 2015 by Total Women’s Cycling, and was also, according to BikeBiz, one of the 100 Women of the Year 2015.