The Joint Select Committee on Road Safety presented its final report, Driving Reform: final report for the Inquiry into Road Safety, to the House of Representatives and the Senate on 25 March 2022.
Streets Alive Yarra was referenced several times in the report, including our call for stable recurring funding to local government:
Which led to Recommendation 12, including allocating additional funding to local government, and to prioritise safety for all road users:
Streets Alive Yarra was mentioned at other times in the report:
We support Recommendation 8, to incorporate Safe System, align with Movement and Place, infrastructure for active transport, and change to safe speeds.
Overall, we commend the report and thank the committee for the opportunity to contribute.
Published 4th April 2022