Active travel faces many barriers. One is our perceptions of a safety, or fear. As a society, we seem to be getting more fearful. Our perceptions of safety are important. Psychology and neuroscience has come a long way to explaining our nature. The availability cascade is a contributing factor in our perception of risk.
Speeding motorists endanger the lives of primary school children in Narrabundah.
Without leadership, cycling will flounder, but with it, can flourish. The absence of leadership is an open wound.
Most of the investment is still improving roads. The relative investment in road improvements ($986 million), light rail ($336 million) and cycling ($17.9 million) between 2020-2024.
A city has its own lifecycle for renewal.
“In Australia, however, walking and cycling only receive between 0.1% and 2% of transport budgets.”
A new playground is as good as a holiday. Canberra has plenty.
The play space means bigger and better playgrounds.
The RiotACT reported on the success of a study to make our streets safer.
A blunder of urban planning resulted in a bike path disappearing from the map without the ACT Government noticing.