Tag Archives: Box Hill

Bike Parking. A chicken or egg problem?

If cyclist-friendly cities like Copenhagen can offer abundant and conveniently sited parking space for bikes, why not Australian cities? Grey Geezer/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA The problem isn’t dockless share bikes. It’s the lack of bike parking Glen Fuller, Gordon Waitt, Ian … Continue reading

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Good for Busine$$

The $$ benefits of walking and cycling friendly streets This report explores the economic benefits of making streets more walking and cycling friendly. It looks at case studies from around the world showing that catering for pedestrians and cyclists provides … Continue reading

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Building the Cycling City

The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality This book, Building the Cycling City, should be compulsory reading for all Australian urban planners and city councillors. It’s about much more than just cycling – it’s about how the Dutch blueprint for Active … Continue reading

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Thumbs down in Whitehorse for NEL

Opposition to NEL at Council Forum The full-house audience was decidedly worried about the effect of the proposed additions to the Eastern Freeway in Whitehorse as a result of the proposed North East Link (NEL) and the adverse impact on … Continue reading

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How might Eastlink look after NEL?

It looks like a very BIG road. NELA has released (northeastlink.vic.gov.au) the latest information on the NEL The effect on  open space in Whitehorse is not very clear since, very unfortunately for residents, detailed maps showing the new road overlay … Continue reading

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