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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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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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New Active Transport Link at Southbank

Melbourne City Council is about to transform Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street Construction of the first stage of the Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street Concept Plan will start in July 2018. The transformation of Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street will … Continue reading

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Bicycles for Everyday Transport

Melbourne’s Transport Strategy Discussion Paper examines how bicycles can be used for everyday transport, and asks for input into the discussion. A Bicycle Network article (1st May 2018) notes that “The City of Melbourne has called on the powerful business … Continue reading

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New Melbourne Lord Mayor retires chauffeur car

From: Bicycle Network – 25th May 2018 Sally Capp, Melbourne’s freshly-minted Lord Mayor, made the call on her first day to retire the $240 a day mayoral car and use more sustainable transport. Instead of being driven around town to … Continue reading

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