Active travel is a group effort shared between walking, cycling and public transport. Public transport is good for Canberra. The budget submission of Public Transport Association of Canberra is profiled here.
The 2020-21 ACT Budget is a year late and contains little that was not made public before the 2020 ACT Election.
If we want to get the job done, how much is really enough?
The test of Active Travel Standards is whether they are applied in new estate developments.
Light rail continues to be a challenge for the ACT Government.
Most of the investment is still improving roads. The relative investment in road improvements ($986 million), light rail ($336 million) and cycling ($17.9 million) between 2020-2024.
New estates could showcase what Canberra could be.
We cannot make a baby without a baby-making machine.
20% of Ireland’s transport budget will go to walking and cycling.
It is not just about more cycling infrastructure but the recognition that it must be done better. The ACT and the Federal Government should take note. Paris, Ireland, and now the UK show that good cycling infrastructure requires leadership.