Active Travel contains an abundance of new terms. Here are some of the more common ones.
Any architect can draw a plan, the problem is getting the builder to look at it.
Building a network of good cycle paths is not easy, but the ACT Government has a plan.
Letter to Yvette Berry, Minister for Housing and Suburban Development: the new Whitlam estate development falls short on active travel.
The older parts of Canberra are due for a rebuild, to make more space for people and it easier and safe to get around. Active Travel Streets will be part of it. Active travel is reclaiming space for cyclists, walkers, joggers, people pushing prams and those using wheelchairs.
For a strategy to be implement it must be specified in detail what the vague ambition means in concrete terms. Putting the financial cost of infrastructure to one side, what does it mean to build a bike path. For this the urban planning practitioners need a specification.