Streets for people in Melbourne

The City of Melbourne has announced that the city’s Little Streets will become more pedestrian friendly to allow for social distancing and encourage a return to the CBD when COVID-19 …

Auckland’s Business Case for Walking

Auckland City Council published a Business Case for Walking: The report describes how the urban realm has value: And that walking has productivity benefits for businesses: To provide appropriate infrastructure, …

Gear Change – a bold vision

Gear Change – a bold vision for cycling and walking, is the UK Department of Transport’s vision for reallocating street space and budget to cycling and walking. The report was …

Bridge Road safety improvements

VicRoads / DoT are investing in pedestrian & safety improvements on Bridge Road, including: 40 km/h speed limit Pedestrian refuge Green bike surfacing “Give Way to Pedestrian” sign Nearby residents …

Managing COVID on our trails

More people are using our trails, including the Main Yarra Trail, Merri Creek Trail and Capital City Trail. This trend existed pre-COVID, and has accelerated during COVID, both for recreational …

COVID-19 Response Trials

On Tuesday 23rd June Councillors will consider a Council Report on COVID-19 Response Trials. This follows on from previous good work from Council to provide more space for physical distancing, …

VicRoads offers words not budget

VicRoads have published a video encouraging us to walk or cycle to school: Presumably, they realise the many people are avoiding public transport at the moment, owing to COVID-19. As …