The cycling boom is most welcome, but Covid-19 has discouraged the use of public transport as well. We are now more likely to drive to work.Continue reading “Prediction: more bikes but more cars too”
Climate change and active travel are soooo l’année dernière. This year we have fires, smoke, hailstones, and a global pandemic. In between all of that we lost active travel somewhere and somehow. The UK, however, did not!Continue reading “Active travel overboard on COVID cruise”
This is the first update of the list of strategic path projects from the official Fast Track website. Of the “$25 million program” announced by Andrew Barr on 11/6/2020 very little has been allocated to new strategic path projects. The regular updated of new projects 10 days after the previous post.
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Andrew Barr announced last week (11/6/2020) a “$25 million program” including “$8 million being allocated to new (Fast Track) projects”. Canberra.bike thought it worthwhile listing here the strategic path projects from the official Fast Track website.
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COVID-19 will remain with us for a while. While the restrictions are likely to eased and many hope to return to the office, it is unlikely that we will return to public transport in numbers soon. Physical distancing will reduce the capacity of public transport to just 16%, and this may be best reserved for health workers. The roads were already clogged before COVID-19 and more people driving to work is not going to be an option.Continue reading “Cycling 2020: A game changer?”
With so many people going back to cycling or starting cycling for the first time, it is time to talk about safety for both city cycling and mountain biking.Continue reading “Cycling safely in Canberra”
Pedal Power ACT made a submission for bike infrastructure to the ACT Budget. A reminder was sent to the ACT Government in March 2020 after the announcement of a COVID-19 stimulus package.Continue reading “Pedal Power’s recommendations: ACT stimulus package”
The ACT Government has announced their Fast Track program. This program includes path infrastructure.
Pedal Power ACT has consistently lobbied the government to complete ‘missing links’ in the cycle network. At the last federal election, the Federal and ACT Labor pledged funding for cycle projects in the ACT. These projects are not currently included in the COVID-19 stimulus measures. Below are maps of other projects that are.
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