We live in a car culture. The fact that Canberra was built for cars is displayed in our public funding, road duplications, and many other cultural artefacts.
No matter what you might think – or tell yourself and others – you wear black, dark navy blue or dark grey and you will be very, very had to see! And, no, this is absolutely not about victim blaming! That would be much too easy. This is about many years of studying physiology, psychology, human factors, and neuropsychology.
I’ve lived in Germany, Canada, the UK, and Australia. Among other great cities, I’ve been to Berlin, Kuala Lumpur, Paris, London, New York, Venice, Florence, Ottawa and Vancouver – but there is only one city in the world I would move back to in a flash: Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany.
Last Friday we reached out to friends and family and asked them to send photos of them or others out and about riding their bikes.
The ACT Active Travel Routes Network lingo is confusing. Here is a first change management attempt to clarify what it means.
In the early 70’s, after several accidents and cyclists losing their lives, the National Capital Authority decided to build separated bike paths.