Section 3 is about the ACT and Australia, and three studies. Australia is a low cycling country. International studies provide a benchmark for good practice but it would be beyond the scope of this submission.
In Canberra, the average time commuting has increased by 64.5% over 15 years and will increase further.
The inability to shift transport investment away from roads is a concern. We cannot build our way out of congestion. We cannot break this cycle despite all the evidence to the contrary. The transport investment in 2020 has not changed. Most of the money will be spent on roads.