On this weeks program Chris talks to Robert Jamieson about using the word crash not accident, along with a free-ranging conversation about South east Melbourne transport issues. We discuss the new City of Casey Walking and Cycling Strategy, The Bike Nerds (Episode 71, Jessie Singer), The Spokesmen podcast (Episode 214, Journalists: it's crash not accident), Jeff Speck TED Talks on Walkable Communities and Transport Alternatives: Crash Not Accident campaign.
Local news and events includes Abbotsford Convents Open Spaces Festival 2019 that saw hundreds of people ride and walk to the convent area, Eyewatch Moreland seeking witnesses to a crash at Lygon St/Glenlyon Road intersection on Tuesday 5 November, Albert and Lansdowne streets in East Melbourne getting a protected intersection for cyclists and Moreland Councils next meeting on Wednesday 13 November having two important bicycle-related agenda items. See Extend the Upfield Bike Path to Upfield: Extension of path to Western Ring Road stymied by Metro Trains, VicTrack and Cycling options on Sydney Road - Advocacy options (pdf)
Chris, Faith, Val and Steve