In 2020, canberra.bike discussed the active travel network in Whitlam. Here is an update.Continue reading “Pushing uphill still: Whitlam Local Community Route”
If 80% of Australians care about climate action, why don’t they vote like it? How close are we to see the Government supporting cycling?Continue reading “Political will comes before change”
Cities that have prioritised cycling have never looked back. However, the transformation cannot happen without strong leadership. We need to appoint a Cycling Commissioner to get us moving.Continue reading “Cycling cities is about not re-inventing the wheel”
Traffic calming should be built into every street. It should not be possible to drive faster than the speed limit. Remember: behaviour follows infrastructure!Continue reading “Traffic calming is everywhere in the Netherlands: Not Just Bikes”
Scooters have safety problems and the motivation for riding them are quite different to that of bike riders.Continue reading “Scooting trouble”
With the excitement about Athllon Drive Duplication Project, many have great hopes something will be done about Sulwood Drive. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Why funding is likely and why Sulwood Drive has missed out is discussed here.Continue reading “Sulwood Drive: reason for concern”
Making our city cycling and pedestrian friendly means giving priority to cyclists and pedestrians. Crossing the road should not be a hard thing to do but all too often it is.Continue reading “Priority Crossings: What are they?”
The idea of “cycle highway” needs to be located within the Active Travel Framework, so that it is not disconnected from the planning mechanism in the ACT (both ROAD AUTHORITY and PLANNING AUTHORITY).
Cycle highways sit in the active travel key statutory and non-statutory planning documents. This article is an introduction to Active Travel. Extracts related to cycle highways from two key documents in the Active Travel Framework are found in the following two articles.
- Extracts- Active Travel Facilities Design MIS05
- Extracts- Planning for Active Travel in the ACT (PATACT)
The relevant text for cycle highways is scattered throughout a number of key documents. Here the relevant extracts from Planning for Active Travel in the ACT (PATACT) are gathered together in one place.
Read this first.Continue reading “Cycle highways: Planning for Active Travel in the ACT”
The relevant text for cycle highways is scattered throughout a number of key documents. Here the relevant extracts from Active Travel Facilities Design MIS05 are gathered together in one place.
Read this first.Continue reading “Cycle highways: Active Travel Facilities Design MIS05”