Perception of safety is important to cycling.
Making sensible cycling investment: we not only need to know what good cycling infrastructure is but also where to build it. The UK Propensity to Cycle Tool determines where routes are need most. Canberra could learn something here. Watch the video.
This example is for Belconnen but the conclusions are likely to be pretty similar in most town centres. This small case study concludes riding in Canberra is manageable. The direct routes on the map demonstrate this: not too far and pretty flat. However, all direct routes are on the road. The roads in Canberra are dangerousContinue reading “Riding in Canberra is manageable but not on the road”
The children of Whitlam could ride to school rather than be driven.
A case study of two independently planned developments that are of particular interest to active travel in the Monlonglo Valley.
The suburbs of Wright and Coombs are new suburbs finished since 2015 and as such showcase the design principles for suburb development. For new suburbs, good bike infrastructure begins and ends on the designer’s drawing board. Once the suburb is built it is set in stone. I would conclude that a coherent network of continuousContinue reading “The bike infrastructure in Wright and Coombs”