Category Archives: Hazards

Perspectives Differ

Your perspective on a good outcome depends on who you are or who you represent. WATAG believes that Community amenity shouldn’t be overwhelmingly influenced by Traffic Engineers – as is often the case these days. They tend to call on … Continue reading

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Box Hill’s Future – a Pictorial View

Where is Box Hill Headed? You will be interested (and probably quite amazed) at the number of developments in Box Hill currently in the planning stage or under construction. A population increase for Box Hill of up to around 10,000 … Continue reading

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A New Bridge at Last?

Walmer St Bridge to be replaced… … we all hope! Years of campaigning by the Walmer Street Bridge Coalition (comprising Yarra and Boroondara Councils, Walmer Street Action Group, Collingwood and Abbotsford Residents Association (CARA), the Yarra and Boroondara Bicycle User … Continue reading

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Connecting up the Gardiners Creek Trail

Crossing Burwood Hwy near Deakin Uni. is a problem for all. Why is Burwood Hwy – Elgar Rd intersection a barrier to both cyclists and pedestrians? Traffic islands are very small and do NOT allow several bikes to safely store. … Continue reading

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Making cycling safer when carrying precious cargo

From: Bicycle Network – 5th June 2018 Whether in a trailer, tag-a-long or mounted seat, riding a bike with a child passengers can present some challenges. In particular, cycling infrastructure and detours need to be accessible for all and consider … Continue reading

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