Category Archives: Hazards

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Austroads (@Austroads) are holding a webinar on Thursday 26th March to discuss their new – and excellent – publication shown above. Click here for the webinar details. WATAG has registered and we hope all those interested in #ActiveTransport will too. … Continue reading

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More Skyrail please!

Be great for LXRA @levelcrossings to REALLY consider the benefits of SkyRail for Surrey Hills & Mont Albert rather than retreat to the supposed ‘security’ of a dividing trench being the ‘normal’ way of doing things . Work hasn’t started … Continue reading

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Active Transport – how can you play a part

Read the latest “Active Whitehorse News” click here Check out what it is that makes a great city and how to give one a makeover, living longer, walkable cities are better economically, car addiction, Zero road toll, Fat cyclists, NEL … Continue reading

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Whitehorse Budget Blues

Inequitable budget needs changing Whitehorse Council draft budget for 2019-2020 was published in April 18% of the population involved in structured club/sport will receive a massive 97% of the recreation related budget. The 82% who walk and ride for exercise, … Continue reading

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Active Whitehorse News

Active Whitehorse News January/February 2019 is now online. Here’s a sample: And more highlights from this edition are: Some Thoughts on Infrastructure Why is it Unsafe to be a Pedestrian A Walking and Cycling Mecca? Wombat crossings North East Link … Continue reading

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They saw it coming…

The car was always the cause of all the problems in our cities. As we start the new year, let’s take a look back at how everyone knew the automobile was a menace, yet somehow let it take over anyway. … Continue reading

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Cars – do we really need them?

Children in the car era: bad for them and the planet By: Hulya Gilbert, University of South Australia; Andrew Allan, University of South Australia; Carolyn Whitzman, University of Melbourne, and Johannes Pieters, University of South Australia Children today spend more … Continue reading

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