The TCCS 2019-2020 Annual Report tells us that ACT Government complete projects on average 4.8 months late. We should expect similar delays in the future and some projects will take much longer than that. We can contribute this to the planning fallacy.
Canberra.bikes` submission for the Standing Committee on Planning, Transport and City Services. Making Canberra a city where we can cycle safely and easily, at any time, from 8-80 years. Here is the table of contents with links to the text.
RobertsDay is a leading Australian urban planning firm and has penned many of Canberra’s future urban areas, including Ginninderry, Molonglo Stage 3 Project Design Brief and the little know urban renewal in Red Hill.
To become a cycle superhighway in the Capital Region of Denmark a route must live up to four quality measures. The four quality measures of cycle superhighways
Active travel means changing culture. You need to address cultural icons of which the strongest are a “rite of passage”. Traditionally in Australia, getting your drivers licence has been one of those rites.
A brief introduction of active travel at a non-technical level. This submission is not about the technical aspects of active travel, which is well documented in the ACT Active Travel Key Documents. Combined with Austroads Standards there is enough there to build a good network. We are not failing because of a lack of standards. Rather the problem lies elsewhere.
This section outlines a two-pillar strategy to get the flywheel moving. Strategies are long term and this one is no exception. The first pillar involves changes to the planning system to permit cycling corridors to be reserved and preserved for the future construction of cycle highways. The second pillar is the culture change required for cycling to succeed in a deeply engrained car culture.
In the early 70’s, after several accidents and cyclists losing their lives, the National Capital Authority decided to build separated bike paths.