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Neighbourhood Streets – The Padbury Experiment
The Heart Foundation’s Healthy Active by Design website is a brilliant resource for all who are interested in safer streets for people and better health as a result of being active. Nearly 5 years ago it was reported that Perth … Continue reading
Pedestrian and cyclist safety
VicRoads annual road safety grant initiative offers funding opportunities to councils and community organizations.Refer: https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-safety-programs/vicroads-community-road-safety-grants-program/standard-grants-program I think the program is essentially a “safe-washing” initiative, because it puts the responsibility on pedestrians rather than addressing the underlying issue of car-centric road … Continue reading
We can all think of things we’d like to have changed. How many New Year’s resolutions to change something – lose weight, exercise more, be nicer to the mother-in-law – have you heard people express? How long do they last? … Continue reading
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Back to school
But will it be different from previous years? Much has been written about the Covid effects of children missing vital experiences at school due to Covid-created absences. One very positive effect of Covid was that, early on at least in … Continue reading