Cycle corridors are reserved for future cycle highways. A cycle corridor is a type of public realm space, but what type? More about public realm spaces and where cycle highways fit.Continue reading “Public realm spaces and cycle corridors”
Riding through Canberra we find the wayfinding signage for CBR Cycle Routes. Here is the past, present and future of CBR Cycle Routes.Continue reading “CBR Cycle Routes in Canberra”
Molonglo 3 East is in an early stage of planning and the significance easily missed driving by. In the Planning Design Framework the ACT Government outlines what it does and does not want, however, the intention is to leave plenty of space for good urban planning.Continue reading “Ring fencing Molonglo 3”
We need to face the facts on climate change. Sustainability has many facets and that includes transport. The ACT has zero emissions from electricity. New suburbs are without gas. The major source of emissions in the ACT is now from transport – and most of these emissions come from private car use.Continue reading “Breaking the car habit: culture change”
Active travel is not in one document but many. This makes it confusing to know where to find something. The ACT Government has a system and understanding it helps locate the key documents.Continue reading “Overview of Active Travel Key Documents”
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”
The Heysen Street Link bike path will be extended to Woden Town Centre. After years of delays, many projects shrink, but Heysen Street Link has grown to something more. A happy end.Continue reading “Heysen Street to Woden Town Centre”
The Conservation Council ACT Region also publishes a scorecard for the 2020 ACT Election. Their scorecard has a much broader agenda than that of Pedal Power ACT but also includes active travel.Continue reading “The Conservation Council ACT Region: 2020 ACT Election scorecard”