Most Australians would like to see more investment in active transport infrastructure:
Many young Australians are choosing not to get a drivers license:
Council consultation shows that Yarra residents and ratepayers support safe, active and sustainable transport:
The Liveable Yarra project identified that residents value the ability to walk or cycle to meet daily needs:
Community engagement for the 0-25 Years Plan showed broad support for walking and cycling:
The Council Plan states that Yarra has more people who walk or cycle, or who don’t own cars, compared to other municipalities:
Yarra school students support safe and active transport, as this is the key to their personal mobility.
Streets Alive Yarra has over 2,000 likes on Facebook:
This compares with 10,000 likes for Yarra City Council. Assuming that Facebook is representative of residents and ratepayers, this suggests that more than 20% of people clearly support safe & active transport, which is a high value for a single issue.