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Shouldn't every state have a one-metre cycling law?

Shouldn't every state have a one-metre cycling law?

Alan DaviesSep 19, 20164 Comments

The one-metre overtaking law sends the message that cycling matters, is here to stay, is going to get bigger, and motorists must adapt their behaviour and attitudes

Should bicycle lanes be abolished?

Should bicycle lanes be abolished?

Alan DaviesSep 8, 20164 Comments

On-road bicycle lanes are a necessary evil in Australian cities but they should be regarded as interim. There are much better ways of encouraging greater bicycle use

Shouldn't all cities have a

Shouldn't all cities have a "cycle superhighway" plan?

Alan DaviesAug 1, 20163 Comments

It might look like all political gain and no financial pain, but the WA Government's Cycling Network Plan is a valuable and important exercise that governments elsewhere should emulate as soon as possible

Can cyclists travel happily with pedestrians?

Can cyclists travel happily with pedestrians?

Alan DaviesJul 13, 20165 Comments

Cyclists and pedestrians aren't the same; mixing them up in busy public places on the dubious grounds they're both "not cars" inevitably leads to conflict

Is the one-metre cycling law a sensible reform?

Is the one-metre cycling law a sensible reform?

Alan DaviesJun 20, 20168 Comments

There are doubts about whether the one-metre overtaking law increases safety for cyclists, but that's not the only rationale for the law; it has an important symbolic role in promoting cycling

Should cycling get a huge increase in funding?

Should cycling get a huge increase in funding?

Alan DaviesJun 7, 20163 Comments

It's an ultra low-cost option with real potential to provide mobility in increasingly congested inner areas. Cycling warrants a massive increase in funding for infrastructure

When is too many High Lines too much?

When is too many High Lines too much?

Alan DaviesMay 25, 20165 Comments

Utopia's Rhonda would love the idea of turning Melbourne's Chandler Hwy bridge into a "High Line", but its key role for cyclists and pedestrians should be paramount

Why was cycling for transport slow to get moving?

Why was cycling for transport slow to get moving?

Alan DaviesMay 17, 20161 Comment

Cycling as a means of transport was largely ignored by policy-makers in Australian cities until relatively recently but the work of early activists like the late Alan Parker was crucial

Is it time our cities got Cycle Superhighways?

Is it time our cities got Cycle Superhighways?

Alan DaviesMay 11, 20168 Comments

The new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is promising to follow in the tracks of Boris Johnson and build more Cycle Superhighways. It's time we did too

What's the cost of cycling vs driving?

What's the cost of cycling vs driving?

Alan DaviesMay 10, 20167 Comments

The social costs of cycling are much lower than those of driving but according to a recent Danish study it's not because of reduced pollution or emissions

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