Crash not accident: End the language of denial

Monday, 11 November 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Transportation Alternatives: Crash not accident pledge

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 AlternativesCrash 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)

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