The schematic proposal for a veloway the Andrews government says it's going to build as part of the Western Distributor looks good but there's room for improvement
Glamorous proposals for dedicated cycling infrastructure seem to be all the go but they're not the best way forward. Lots of dull and boring - but safe - bike paths are mostly what's needed
A proposed elevated bicycle "freeway" in Melbourne's CBD would separate cyclists from traffic, but it's not necessary and the implicit philosophy could undermine the legitimacy of cycling
This proposal for a veloway (see exhibit) looks pretty exciting. It’s effectively a freeway for bicycles. By eliminating cars it addresses directly the key deterrent to cycling i.e. safety.