Jo Clay MLA introduced an amendment to the Transport Act to encourage motorists to show more concern for vulnerable road users. The effect of the bill would be to increase the fine, but her speech was of a more general nature and sheds light on her thinking.
Belconnen Town Centre has been trialling 40 km/h zones for over two years. The rollout to other town centre is causing confusion as commuters notice the changes.
The ACT Government is ACT Labor and the oppositions the Canberra Liberals. Democracy is made up from government and opposition. The balance counts. What is the role of the ACT Greens in promoting cycling?
Minister Steels statement in the ACT Legislative Assembly, 3 June 2021, provided little new information, but confirmed of further transport investment in improvement and duplication of roads. Cycling projects were not mentioned except one, the long awaited bridge over Weston Creek.
On the 32nd anniversary of the first day of sitting of the Legislative Assembly, Active travel was discussed during question time. This time the topic was Gungahlin town centre. Below active travel in the hansard from 11 May 2021.
Active travel comes up in the ACT Legislative Assembly and is worth watching out for. The first of a series tracking this conversation.
The ACT Legislative Assembly has a number of standing committees. One of those is for transport and discussed active travel at the last Estimates 2020-21.
ACT Labor and ACT Green Parliamentary Agreement is a long list of “must haves” and “options”. Cycling is an option. We can be thankful that cycling did not land in the cuttings bin.
Ms Le Couteur MLA was concerned about the quality of the Molonglo Valley development and motioned the ACT Legislative Assembly for the matter to be investigated. The review concluded in 2020.
The preparation for the 2022 Federal Election today has started with Labor´s Special Platform Conference 2021 and includes the release of the National Platform document. What does it have to say about cycling?