A plan is as good as its execution

Any architect can draw a plan, the problem is getting the builder to look at it.

Planning bike networks is doable

We cannot make a baby without a baby-making machine.

CBR cycling: we have a plan

Building a network of good cycle paths is not easy, but the ACT Government has a plan.

Language matters. Let’s do some definitional work!

The ACT Active Travel Routes Network lingo is confusing. Here is a first change management attempt to clarify what it means.

When strategies collide: climate change, active travel and environment

Urban planning is failing us in the Molonglo Valley. Without coordination between the arms of government to set consistent priorities, active travel will not succeed.

Active Travel Infrastructure Interim Planning Guideline

For a strategy to be implement it must be specified in detail what the vague ambition means in concrete terms. Putting the financial cost of infrastructure to one side, what does it mean to build a bike path. For this the urban planning practitioners need a specification.