Bumper cars: cycling hazards

Cycling in Canberra means zigzagging around hazards. We take our ability to navigate traffic hazards for granted but it is a hard one. Children, the elderly, and people with disabilities are often greatly disadvantaged. As cyclists, we know that good infrastructure makes all the difference.

Roads have priority and off-road cycling infrastructure is often neglected. It can be scary to see how bent up and buckled it can be. 😦

Safety and hazards on CBR Cycle Route C5, Aranda bike path, Belconnen, Canberra
A motor vehicle has flattened a cycling rest on an island. This is the CBR Cycle Route C5 and should be a cyclist priority crossing. Aranda bike path, Belconnen, Canberra.
path safety example, Bruce, Canberra - reported via FixMyStreet
Concrete has lifted. Path safety example, Bruce, Canberra – reported via FixMyStreet.
path safety example, Eastern Valley Way, Belconnen, Canberra - reported via FixMyStreet
Grass pushing up through the path. Path safety example, Eastern Valley Way, Belconnen, Canberra – reported via FixMyStreet.
Safety and hazards on CBR Cycle Route C5, Aranda bike path, Belconnen, Canberra
Path cracking and lifting from a tree root. Safety and hazards on CBR Cycle Route C5, Aranda bike path, Belconnen, Canberra.
Safety and hazards on CBR Cycle Route C5, Aranda bike path, Belconnen, Canberra
Lack of a cleanup service. Mud washed onto path after a storm. Safety and hazards on CBR Cycle Route C5, Aranda bike path, Belconnen, Canberra.

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