Category Archives: Public transport

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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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Active Transport for health and happiness

Read the latest “Active Whitehorse News” click here Read about inactive teenagers, older Bike Buddies, Active Transport for pure enjoyment, reverse priority traffic lights, a more liveable city, living longer … and much more. Check it out at http://www.watag.org

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For a longer life get moving, even just a little a bit

“Take the stairs rather than escalators. Use your bike if possible for transportation. Sit less, move more and move often.” Ulf Ekeland, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Men and women who move around throughout the day, even if they just … 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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