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A Spring Festival to remember

The Whitehorse Spring Festival for 2022 was a welcome return to being able to engage with the Whitehorse Community in a casual and festive way – after two years of cancellation due to Covid. Despite there being new organising team … Continue reading

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Limiting speed to 30 km/hr works!

On January 1st, 2021, Brussels introduced a 30 km/h (18 mph) citywide speed limit. Within one year, overall speeds decreased 9%, collisions 22%, fatalities 50%, and traffic noise up to 50% (depending on the surface). Journey times by car were … Continue reading

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Crossing Blackburn Rd should be safe!

This section of State Highway in suburban Melbourne is 1.4km without a safe crossing. This forces parents with young children, elderly people, walkers and cyclists to cross the road at midway points without guidance. No other State Highways in this … Continue reading

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Busted: 5 myths about 30km/h speed limits in Australia

From Matthew McLaughlin -The Conversation Introducing 30km/h limits is one of a suite of measures available to governments to bring about six compelling co-benefits to society: road safety, physical activity, air quality, liveability, equity and economic benefits. All Australian states … Continue reading

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