Vulnerable road users & behaviour change: new 30kph speed trial in Yarra

Monday, 13 August 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thanks for 30: new speed trial in Yarra

On this weeks show: first up Chris discusses vulnerable road users, behaviour change and floating signifiers in the aftermath of two young women's deaths in New York and South Yarra, including the Coburg hit and run incident involving a teenage girl from last year.

Thanks for 30: Yarra City Council will soon be trialling a 30km/h speed limit in a pocket of Fitzroy and Collingwood, Adam Ferrante from The Rose St. Artists’ Market talks about growing up, living and working in Fitzroy and how he supports the speed trial and changing attitudes to slower speeds.

Second interview: Sam Luck, Principal of Collingwood College talks about creating a safer road environment for over 800 students and staff, who predominantly travel by foot, scooter and bicycle.

News and events: last weekend saw the It's Time To Replace Walmer Street Bridge Rally in Abbotsford, with Richard Wynne committing to $200K for scoping works to commence the bridges overdue replacement.

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Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.


Chris, Faith, Val and Steve