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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 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

How important is cycling in Australian cities?

How important is cycling in Australian cities?

Alan DaviesApr 11, 20164 Comments

New data shows cycling is already much more important than policy-makers recognise. More trips are made by bicycle on a weekday in Melbourne than are made by either tram or bus

Is it just vehicles or are MAMILs killing themselves too?

Is it just vehicles or are MAMILs killing themselves too?

Alan DaviesSep 1, 201514 Comments

Cycling fatalities are declining in Australia in absolute terms and especially in "real" terms. But MAMILs beware; a new study finds almost a third of all deaths while cycling are from natural causes

Why is the number of cycling fatalities falling?

Why is the number of cycling fatalities falling?

Alan DaviesAug 10, 20156 Comments

Cycling is riskier than driving but contrary to popular wisdom the long term trend in the number of riders killed on Australian roads is downward (but not such good news for MAMILs)

Is questioning the bicycle helmet law being 'contrary'?

Is questioning the bicycle helmet law being 'contrary'?

Alan DaviesJun 24, 20154 Comments

Media Watch characterised Radio National's questioning of the mandatory bicycle helmet law as "all about being contrary". 'Contrary' is a heavily loaded term and should be used with care

Is promoting health and fitness a winning strategy for cycling?

Is promoting health and fitness a winning strategy for cycling?

Alan DaviesJun 17, 201514 Comments

Emphasising the exercise and health benefits is a good way to promote cycling in the short term but it might make it harder to win serious mode share in Australian cities in the long run

Should cycling on footpaths be made legal?

Should cycling on footpaths be made legal?

Alan DaviesMay 5, 201520 Comments

The Barnett Government is reportedly moving to make cycling on footpaths in WA legal for cyclists of all ages. As usual, there are good arguments both for and against such a move

Are motorcycles the answer to urban traffic congestion?

Are motorcycles the answer to urban traffic congestion?

Alan DaviesMay 4, 201562 Comments

Imagine if the streets of inner city Australia teemed with small, quiet motorcycles, scooters and bicycles with only the occasional car or truck. Imagine if they looked more like Hanoi than LA

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