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Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Conflict between cyclists and walkers on shared trails is a growing problem. The default should be separation, as recommended by Infrastructure Victoria

Are kids cycling a whole lot less?

Are kids cycling a whole lot less?

A big drop in the number of children's bicycles imported into Australia last year doesn't mean large numbers of children are losing interest in cycling

Have young children lost

Have young children lost "the right to roam"?

We often hear that the rise of helicopter parents prevents young children from roaming independently; sure, but while the standard assumption is they're worse off, there's more to it

Can security bollards be done better?

Can security bollards be done better?

It's regrettable it seems necessary to install heavy bollards in Australian cities to protect against vehicle attacks. But it could be a way to improve public spaces

Have the Premiers finally 'gotten' New Urbanism?

Have the Premiers finally 'gotten' New Urbanism?

A visiting Canadian expert appears to have done what the locals couldn't: inspired most of the Premiers to improve the health of city dwellers through better urban planning

What about RBT for pedestrians?

What about RBT for pedestrians?

Researchers suggest pedestrians should be subject to a mandatory BAC limit and be breath tested at random. There's a problem, but it's not pedestrians

Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Should cyclists and walkers be separated?

Instead of cyclists and walkers sharing paths, Infrastructure Victoria reckons they should be separated. That'd be money well spent to avoid making enemies cycling doesn’t need

Is walking to work the way to go?

Is walking to work the way to go?

Walking accounts for only a small share of journeys to work but has enormous potential. Its great advantage is it doesn't require huge licks of money for specialised infrastructure