Some boast about Canberra’s bike paths, but what we see is the product of past investment. In the recent past, the network development has largely stagnated. There is no indication that the investment in cycling infrastructure is rising to meet the challenges and active travel opportunities ahead.
The TCCS 2019-2020 Annual Report outlines the capital expenditure for the period between 2016-2022 and contracts value for the 2019-2020 financial year. Capital expenditure on works is over multiple years, delays included. We compare capital expenditure on active travel is compared with road duplications.
Normal is me”, but we cannot all be typical. The Canberra cyclist is many things: some are fit and some are not, some are old and some are young, both men and women. There are different types of bikes, and people ride for many reasons.