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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

Thursday links

Thursday links

Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative and occasionally amusing links for anyone interested in cities

Why has walking to school stumbled so badly?

Why has walking to school stumbled so badly?

The proportion of children driven to primary school has raced ahead over the last 30 to 40 years. The standard solutions won't change that by much, but there's hope

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

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in July

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in July

Including walking, buses, parking, High Speed Rail, the city centre, cycling, greyhounds, the suburbs, taxing tobacco, and the environmental benefit of building rail

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

Surely the 30-minute city makes sense for primary school trips?

Surely the 30-minute city makes sense for primary school trips?

Malcolm Turnbull's 30-minute city idea might look easy at first glance, but even delivering on primary school trips will require a level of commitment and political courage he can't manage

Can the outer suburbs walk like the inner city?

Can the outer suburbs walk like the inner city?

Walking accounts for a large share of all trips in the inner city but translating that pattern to the outer suburbs isn't easy; there's more to it than simply increasing dwelling densities on the fringe