The Heysen Street Link bike path will be extended to Woden Town Centre. Good news, after years of delays. The scope of projects may shrink after a grand vision, but Heysen Street Link has grown to something more. A happy end.
Molonglo Valley is a new district overlooking the river below the Scrivener Dam. The first bridge across the river is coming.
Nothing has changed in August 2020.
Think three: pedestrians, cyclists and motorists need separated infrastructure.
Active travel infrastructure from the COVID-19 stimulus.
Fast-track promises only 3.5km of new path for cycling.
How much of the path network is of the minimum standard for cycling.
Active travel infrastructure promised or under construction as part of the COVID-19 stimulus.
There are few new strategic path projects despite the big annoucement. Sharing a narrow path with a pedestrian – especially when elderly – is problematic. This makes them of little use for the commuting cyclist.
The important Fast Track projects for cycling, visualised with OpenStreetMap.
The ACT Government Fast Track website has been updated. The list of Fast Track projects has been shortened to those with at least a minimum retrofit path width.
Disappointing, underwhelming and lacking ambition.