MCM - Policy, Strategy and Monitoring (Specialism 1: Strategic Cycle Network)

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Making Cycling Mainstream covers Planning & Design, Policy & Strategy and Behaviour Change.  For each learning stream, there are a variety of levels available from Foundation to Practitioner.  

Candidates who complete the Policy, Strategy and Montoring Specialism One module will:

  • Identify the national, regional and local policies that support and act upon cycling
  • understand the principles of effective network planning at neighbourhood, town and regional levels
  • understand how to structure a cycling strategy
  • understand how local characteristics can shape a cycle network / strategic policy documents

This will be an interactive session including group exercises.

Attendance and participation counts as recognised CPD time.

MCM is aimed at Roads Engineers, Urban designers, planners, local authority officers, RTP staff, Outdoor access staff, community groups, elected members and anyone who wishes to learn more about developing policies and strategy.

MCM courses are delivered by a range of skilled facilitators and / or industry experts representing both Cycling Scotland and partner organisations.

Minimum Age


What skills do I need?

Candidates will benefit most from this course where they can apply knowledge and learning to a cycling or walking project they will be involved in.

How long does it take?

3 hours

What will I need?

What will it cost?

Free of charge

What's next?

Participants can progress from Specialism 1 to Specialism 2 before moving onto a written assessment for Practitioner level. This provides a pathway of CPD accredited training within a specific learning stream.

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